Q-3 2021 Company News

By The Trust Company on October 12, 2021

Welcome, New Staff!

Summon Mahmood, JD
Assoc. Trust Officer & Wealth Advisor, Manhattan
Summon received her Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law (OCU) and immediately joined our team in Manhattan. She brings five years of legal experience in a range of estate and wealth planning issues. During her first year of law school, Summon was selected by the Sonia and Celina Sotomayor Judicial Program to intern for the New York State Supreme Court.



Garrett Jackson
Financial Planner, Manhattan
Garrett may look familiar because he spent two years interning with The Trust Company’s Financial Planning department before joining us full time upon graduation this past May. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Personal Financial Planning degree and minors in Business and Agricultural Economics. He hails from Cedar Point, KS.




Ellen Knackendoffel
Business Development Officer, Manhattan
As the eldest child of The Trust Company’s founder and CEO Mark Knackendoffel, Ellen is honored to play a role in the future of the company she grew up with, and further connect with community leaders. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Kansas State University, with dual majors in Finance and Accounting and a Certificate of Integrated Investment Management.




Mack Curry, J.D.
Assoc. Trust Officer & Wealth Advisor, Lawrence
Mack earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas and passed the bar exam in 2021. His affinity for contract law led him to the trust business and an internship with The Trust Company while completing his degree. A son and grandson of United States Air Force Colonels, Mack was born in Lawrence and lived and traveled around the world before making his way back to Kansas.



Connie Kipp
Account Administrator, Manhattan
Connie is an Account Administrator working with Doug Wiley, Cole Bachamp and Chris Hunter. She most recently served as Senior Development Coordinator at the Kansas State University Foundation, supporting eight development officers. Prior to K-State, she spent nearly 20 years with Briggs Auto Group. We are thrilled to have her expertise and top-notch organizational abilities!




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