Jeffrey A. Muddell, Senior Vice President and Wealth Services Advisor at The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, has been awarded CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

The CFP® designation confirms that Muddell is a highly trained financial services professional who can provide clients guidance in areas ranging from estate planning and insurance to risk management and retirement. “We are very proud of Jeff’s work here,” said Al Hanser, Founder and Chairman of The Trust Company, “and this new accomplishment demonstrates his level of professionalism and dedication to our clients.”


CFP® professionals have met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board, have successfully completed financial planning coursework, and have passed the CFP® Certification Examination, covering areas of financial management including the financial planning process, risk management, investments, tax planning, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning.


As a CFP® certificant, Muddell must continue to meet ongoing education requirements and uphold the Certified Planner Board of Standards, Inc.’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Financial Planning Practice Standards.


Muddell joined the The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company in 2019 and has worked closely with many of their clients, focusing a large part of his efforts on new client development as well as financial planning services for a number of the firm’s next generation clients.  Prior to joining The Trust Company, Muddell worked in nonprofit management and philanthropy, most recently as System Director of Gift Planning for the Lee Health Foundation in Fort Myers. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Florida’s Warrington School of Business and earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Miami, having begun his professional career in broadcasting and journalism.


The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company is an independent trust company with $3 billion in assets under management that provides family office and wealth management services, including investment management, trust administration and financial counsel to high-net-worth individuals, families, businesses, foundations and endowments. Founded in 2001 as a state-chartered independent trust company, the firm is focused on wealth management services that are absolute-return oriented and performance driven. Each portfolio is separately managed and customized specifically to the client’s yield and cash-flow requirements. The Naples Trust Company and The Tampa Bay Trust Company are divisions of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. Offices in Sanibel-Captiva, Naples, Marco Island, Tampa, Belleair Bluffs-Clearwater and Tarpon Springs.