Experienced. Collaborative. Trusted.
Located in the Greater Denver Metro Area, partners Marti Brust and
John Trujillo have more than 35 years of experience managing a
variety of complex financial plans and investments.
Marti is the Wealth Advisor at West End Wealth Management. She brings more than 15 years experience in comprehensive financial planning for individuals and institutions. Marti is responsible for all aspects of the planning process, including understanding your unique family or organizational structure and dynamics, leading values discussions and goal setting, and finally, plan development and implementation. Additionally, she coordinates with your other advisors, especially legal and tax advisors, and believes alignment among all consultants is critical for your overall success.
Outside the office, Marti believes it is important to be a good steward in our community. To that end, she previously served as a board member for Girls Inc. of Metro Denver and currently serves on the development committee for the Tennyson Center for Children. She has also been previously been involved with The Women's Foundation of Colorado as a committee member and Make a Wish of Colorado as a board member. Marti lives in Highlands Ranch with her husband, Chris, and two sons, Drew and Luke.
Marti attended the University of Central Oklahoma. She is also a Certified Wealth Strategist.
JT is the Portfolio Manager at West End Wealth Management. He has more than 20 years experience managing wealth for high net worth families and institutional endowments & foundations. JT is responsible for all aspects of portfolio construction and oversight which include security and fund analysis within an asset allocation tailored specifically for each client. He takes a fundamental long-term approach to investing, reviewing each client's unique financial picture to provide disciplined risk-adjusted solutions as the cornerstone of every portfolio. JT believes the relationship between the client and West End is paramount to help every client achieve their long-term financial goals.
JT is passionate about community involvement and education. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Arapahoe Community College Foundation, and is also Treasurer and an Investment Committee member of the organization. He is a member of the Investment Committee for the Women's Foundation of Colorado and an active supporter of INROADS, Inc. JT is also a board member for the Campus Compact of the Mountain West.
JT earned his bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Denver, and a master's degree in business administration from the University of South Florida. JT is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER.