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Peak Trust Company Appoints Chief Fiduciary Officer

May 10, 2024 | Finance, Right Moves

CNW Group | Peak Trust Company

The Peak Trust Company brand of affiliated federally and state-chartered estate planning firms appointed Anchorage attorney Abigail “Abby” O’Connor as its Chief Fiduciary Officer, effective in August.

In this position, O’Connor works with Peak Trust partners and referral sources, contributing to the company’s trust administration processes and overarching growth strategy. She also continues to serve as Alaska state chair of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, collaborating with legal professionals around the country on wills and trusts, estate planning, as well as gift and estate tax law.

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“The trust and estate field has undergone significant change, and I couldn’t imagine joining a team better suited to secure the best results for clients in this evolving space,” O’Connor says. “I look forward to connecting with the Peak Trust community and supporting clients in achieving their trust goals.”

O’Connor leads her own private legal practice, O’Connor Law, dedicated to estate and gift tax strategic planning, representation of trustees and beneficiaries, estate administration, as well as family business succession planning. She has fifteen years of experience in the trust industry.

“The skills Abby brings to Peak Trust are unparalleled in our field,” says President and CEO Matthew Blattmachr. “We are thrilled to welcome her to the team. Abby’s proven track record in this industry and understanding of the dedication necessary for client success will be a significant asset to the organization’s continued growth.”

Based in Anchorage, Peak Trust is approaching its twenty-seventh year in business.

“I’ve always known Peak Trust to be the premier provider of fiduciary services,” adds O’Connor. “I’ve been following their success from afar, and I’m delighted to join the team at this pivotal time. I have immense gratitude for my years in private legal practice, as well as the relationships I’ve been able to foster.”

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