Matthew Tobin
COO, Legal Counsel, and President of SDTC Services LLC

Matthew Tobin is Chief Operating Officer and General Legal Counsel for South Dakota Trust Company LLC in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. His primary responsibilities include business management, legal, risk management, human resources, and public relations/legislation.

Mr. Tobin also serves as President of SDTC Services LLC, which is also located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. SDTC Services LLC provides consulting services to the non-depository trust company industry. As President, he is primarily responsible for managing the Company’s Private and Public Trust Company
client relationships. Mr. Tobin serves as a board of director and committee member for several private and public trust companies, and has experience and specialized knowledge in the areas of trust company management,
organization, compliance, and fiduciary standards.

Mr. Tobin also serves as the Director of the SDTC Foundation, Treasurer of the SDTC Companies PAC, and he is a Board of Director member for the South Dakota Trust Association.  Mr. Tobin was formerly a member of the law firm of Siegel, Barnett & Shultz, L.L.C. where his private law practice focused on general and business litigation.  He also received considerable experience in negotiations, mediation, and alternate dispute resolution. Prior to joining the law firm of Siegel, Barnett and Schutz, Mr. Tobin was a partner in the law firm of Johnson, Heidepriem, Miner, Marlow & Janklow, LLP. He also served as a law clerk to The Honorable Roger Wollman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

“The Family Office in the Dodd-Frank Regulatory Environment: New Risks & Requirements,” (co-author) The HUB International Personal Insurance (May 2012)
“Private Family Trust Companies” (co-author) The NMS Exchange

Speeches and Presentations
Presentation to Kansas Bar – Trust Estate Division, October 2011
FOX Presentation, Case Study – The Art and Complexity of Distributions, September 2014
CCC Alliance – Member Meeting, January 2015
FOX Webinar – PTC Key Trust States, February, 2015
FOX Presentation, Case Study – The Art and Complexity of Distributions, September 2015
The Deloitte National Family Office Forum – Trust Jurisdictions: A Debate – Delaware, South Dakota, and Nevada, February, 2016
International Bar Association Conference – Private trust companies: Global Use for International Families, September 2016
CLA Wealth Summit – Why South Dakota is Such a Powerful Trust and Tax Jurisdiction, January 2017
FOX Webinar, Making Sense of Situs for Private Family Trust Companies – March 2017
Georgetown Law Center, Guest Lecturer, International Tax and Treaties – April 2017
South Dakota Trust Association, Preparing For Your Next Examination: Trends, Topics, and Policy and Procedure Highlights to Meet Regulatory Expectations, October 2017
Hawaii Tax Institute, All in the Family: Evolution of Family Offices and Private Trust Companies, November 2017
FOX Webinar: Why Form a Private Trust Company?, November 2018
Jackson Hole Financial Professionals’ Symposium: Wyoming Opportunities:  Non-Regulated Private Family Trust Companies, November 2018
FOX Private Trust Company Fundamentals Workshop: Approval, Supervision, and Examination of PTCs, February 2019
International Bar Association Conference – Private Trust Companies:  Law, Operation and Jurisdictions: Onshore and Offshore, March 2019
Georgetown Law Center, Guest Lecturer, International Tax and Treaties – April 2019

University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
Juris Doctor 1998
Dean’s List
R.D. Hurd Volunteer Law Society, Director Moot Court Board

St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts – Government and Economics Major 1994

Cannon Financial Institute Fiduciary & Investment Risk Management I Course

Study Abroad – Israel, Egypt & Italy 1992; Seville, Spain 1993

Charitable Appointments
Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
SDTC Foundation
Ice Sports Association
Sioux Falls Power Hockey
St. Mary School