Brandon Cintula, CTFA, CFIRS

Brandon Cintula has been with Peak Trust Company since 1998 and presently serves as Chief Fiduciary Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Brandon is primarily responsible for Peak’s trustee function, overseeing all trust administration and trust document review and managing the trust administration team.  

Brandon helps clients establish and administer trusts sitused in Alaska, Nevada, and Delaware. He works with complex estate planning techniques that encompass many types of trusts and a wide range of asset types. Brandon’s depth of expertise in sophisticated trust planning includes establishing and administering Incomplete Non-Grantor Trusts, Completed Gift Non-Grantor Trusts, Grantor Trusts, Foreign Trusts, Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts, and much more.

Having worked with advanced trust planning techniques for over two decades, Brandon is recognized as one of the most knowledgeable trust professionals in the industry. Brandon has presented numerous times discussing the advantages of Alaska’s unique statutes along with other complex estate planning matters. He is highly regarded by sophisticated estate planning attorneys along with the affluent clients that he serves.

Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Northern Arizona University. Brandon has earned his Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation as well as the Certified Fiduciary Investment Risk Management Specialist (CFIRS) designation from the Cannon Financial Institute with honors.

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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