About Us

By facilitating all aspects of partnership marketing, Affinity Trusts provides innovative messaging to your constituents about the importance of protecting their wealth for generations to come. We offer complimentary educational seminars and resources to help your members, employees and/or clients understand a wide range of planning issues.

Affinity Trusts partners with Citadel Law Corporation to provide legal services. Citadel Law Corporation is one of the leading advanced estate planning law firms in Southern California, serving clients in Orange County, Los Angeles County, and surrounding areas. For over twenty-five years, Citadel Law Corporation has offered a complete range of essential and advanced estate planning services. Citadel Law Corporation has created thousands of advanced estate plans for some of the most prominent individuals, families and businesses in California.

Natalie Spiwak Natalie Spiwak is the President of Affinity Trusts and is a Certified Citadel Estate Planner. Prior to launching Affinity Trusts, Natalie was the Director of Marketing and subsequently the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at California State University, Los Angeles, where she promoted the value of education and charitable giving for over a decade. Natalie is passionate about educating consumers about the importance of protecting their wealth for generations to come. She has presented hundreds of  educational seminars and radio broadcasts that speak to the importance of establishing a plan that efficiently and cost effectively transfers a person's assets upon death and/or incapacity, thereby avoiding family conflict and resource-intensive probate. Natalie serves the life-planning needs of many with a high level of passion, expertise, and integrity.

Deborah KnopflerDeborah Knopfler is a Senior Estate Planning Specialist at Affinity Trusts. Deborah is an alumna of UCSB and Loyola Law School, and has worked in the legal industry in various capacities for the past 25 years. Deborah brings her many years of experience, particularly in the field of Family Law, to help clients arrive at an estate plan which ensures that their legacy will be respected and enjoyed by generations to come.