Andre Sears

Andre Sears has been with Peak Trust Company since 2022 as Business Development Officer serving Peak’s clients and partners across all 50 states. Based out of Peak’s Nevada office, Andre is responsible for being a helpful resource for client inquiries and serving as the primary point of contact for Peak’s referral network partners.

Prior to joining the Peak team, Andre’s career included 20 years of diverse senior management, marketing, finance, and business development experience, with expertise in evaluating and developing new business opportunities and managing complex relationships in fiduciary services, IRAs and insurance. Andre previously served as Vice President of Business Development for, at the time, the largest trust company in the state of Nevada helping grow the company to nearly $5 billion in assets under administration. He previously held executive roles at a regional registered investment firm and Sun West Community Bank, respectively. 

A native of Las Vegas, Andre’s strong commitment to give back to his community is demonstrated through his volunteer activities. Andre previously served on the Board of Trustees for the Southern Nevada Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) from 2008 – 2013. In 2008 and 2009, Andre served as Corporate Walk Chairperson for the Southern Nevada Light the Night Walk. Andre is an active volunteer with Helping Hands of Vegas Valley whose mission is to improve the quality of life for senior citizens and their families to maintain their dignity and independence. Andre is an active member of the Clark County Law Foundation.

Andre earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Boise State University. Andre has completed the Executive Education Program for Leadership Development modules for Accelerating the Careers of High Potential Leaders and Leading Global Business at Harvard Business School.

Our Team


Brandon Cintula, CTFA, CFIRS

Chief Fiduciary Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Blattmachr
Douglas Blattmachr

Founder & Chairman of the Board

Lisa Russell, CFA
Lisa Russell, CFA

Chief Investment Officer


Patti Blattmachr

Executive Officer

Jonathan G. Blattmachr, JD, LLM
Jonathan G. Blattmachr, JD, LLM

Director of Estate Planning

Janet Tempel, JD
Janet Tempel, JD

Sr. Trust Officer


Nichole King, CTFA

Trust Officer, Head of Nevada Office


Jamie Rowley, CTFA

Trust Officer

Amber Gunn, CTFA
Amber Gunn, CTFA

Trust Officer

Brenda
Brenda Tudor 

Trust Officer

Jillian Dennis
Jillian Johnson

Associate Trust Officer


Melania Lagana

Associate Trust Officer


Robert Huntington, CFP®

Associate Trust Officer


Andre Sears

Business Development Officer

Donn Lassila, CFIRS
Donn Lassila, CFIRS

Chief Compliance Officer


Michelle Stahle

Operations Officer

Gretchen Grau, CSOP, CTOP
Gretchen Grau, CSOP, CTOP

Alaska Operations Manager

Chelcie Ashwood, CSOP, CTOP
Chelcie Ashwood, CSOP, CTOP

Nevada Operations Manager

Daniel
Daniel Grondahl, CIPM

Investment Relationship Officer


Daria Davis

Tax Officer


Kelsey Baldridge

People Development Coordinator

Mariam Hall
Mariam Hall

Marketing Coordinator

Kristine Casteel
Kristine Casteel

Senior Trust Assistant


Heather Dolan

Trust Assistant


Johnathon Brandt

Trust Assistant


Bobbi Odom

Accounts Payable & Receivable Specialist


Emily Helzer

Operations Assistant

Sabrina Volstad
Sabrina Volstad

Alaska Front Desk Receptionist

Josephine Cangemi
Josephine Cangemi

Trust Assistant, Nevada Front Desk Receptionist


Danaya Dews

Trust Assistant, Delaware Front Desk Receptionist


Heather Puckett

Executive Assistant

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