Matthew Blattmachr, CFP®, CFIRS

Matthew Blattmachr, CFP, CFIRS

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.

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

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

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

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Kristine Casteel
Kristine Casteel

Senior Trust Assistant


Heather Dolan

Trust Assistant


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

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