Janet Tempel, JD

Janet Tempel, JD

Janet Tempel has been with Peak Trust Company since 2014 as a Senior Trust Officer following the acquisition of Alaska USA Trust Company. In addition to her extensive trust administration experience, Janet also practiced law with a concentration in estate planning and business law. Her knowledge and background in trust administration help her to work seamlessly with attorneys, financial planners, and other professionals to facilitate the implementation of a wide range of estate plans. Her expertise includes helping clients establish and administer many types of trusts, including Domestic Asset Protection Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts and Alaska Community Property Trusts, among others.

Janet is actively involved in Alaska’s estate planning community and is a member of the Anchorage Estate Planning Council. She has taught community education classes on wills, trusts, probate, and LLCs, has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations, and continues to keep abreast of estate planning and tax developments.

Janet received her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Iowa. She is a member of the Alaska Bar Association and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Trust School and Graduate Trust 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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