President & Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Blattmachr has been with Peak Trust Company since 2008, and currently serves as President & CEO. Prior to assuming this leadership role, Matthew served in various roles with the company across every department, including investments, operations and trust administration. Matthew is responsible for overseeing two office locations and a staff of 30 team members. Matthew’s expertise includes administration of private foundations, trusts holding private placement life insurance, Grantor Trusts, Incomplete Non-Grantor Trusts, and Completed Gift Non-Grantor Trusts.
Since 2008, Matthew has taken an active role in the passage of trust and estate-related legislation. In early 2019, he organized a formal working group, Alaska Trust & Estate Professionals, to continue this progress to further advance Alaska’s trust and estate planning law for the benefit of the state, Alaskans, and Alaskan professionals.
In the Alaska estate planning community, Matthew is active in several professional associations, public policy groups, and nonprofits. Matthew has served in leadership positions as Chair of the Anchorage Senior Activity Center Endowment Fund Board of Trustees, President of the Anchorage Estate Planning Council, and currently serves as President of Alaska Trust & Estate Professionals.
Matthew has written and co-authored numerous articles related to trusts and estate planning in Alaska for various publications including Family Office Magazine and Trusts & Estates Magazine.
Matthew holds a Master of Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Matthew has earned his CFP® designation from the College of Financial Planning and Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Management Specialist (CFIRS) designation from the Cannon Financial Institute.