Business Development

Jennifer Hilgendorf

Director Personal Trust Services

Jennifer Hilgendorf is the Director of Personal Trust Services for Capital First Trust Company.  Jennifer is responsible for ensuring that the work performed by her team of trust professionals meets the highest fiduciary standards.  She also works to assist clients and business partners in achieving their financial goals through the use of world class tools and techniques while keeping an eye on the human element of trust management. Jennifer has built strong relationships with beneficiaries and their families, helping plan, protect and distribute the trust’s assets. She continues to familiarize herself with changing regulations and public benefits governing Special Needs Trusts. 

Prior to joining Capital First with 20 years in the financial industry, Jennifer was with UMB Bank where she held the role of Assistant Vice President of Client Services for their registered funds services. Before that she was with US Bancorp providing accounting and fund administration for registered and unregistered products. 

Jennifer earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater in Finance and her master’s degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Phoenix – Milwaukee.  Jennifer has completed Cannon Trust II and Special Needs Trust courses at the Cannon Financial School.

Quote “What is most exciting about working with specialty trusts is the connection to the families and compassion for doing what’s right.  We are committed to the highest standards of integrity and personal attention.”


P 800-521-2359
F 800-494-2429

234 West Florida Street, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53204