Partner, Director of Family Wealth Planning

Randi Grassgreen, Esq.

Randi works with the firm’s clients on the complex wealth planning issues that arise for high-net-worth individuals and their families, primarily estate, income tax, and philanthropic planning.

Before joining Crestone in 2008, Randi was a shareholder of Denver-based Gelt & Grassgreen PC, where she assisted clients in the areas of estate, gift, and income-tax planning, and advised them on a broad range of wealth planning issues.  Prior to that, she was an associate attorney at Gorsuch Kirgis, LLP, and held a number of senior tax roles at Ernst & Young, LLP.

She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado School of Law, and received both her Masters of Taxation and Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Randi is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado School of Law, where she teaches courses on Wills & Trusts and Estate Planning. 

An active member of the Colorado philanthropic community, Randi is a Trustee at the Community Foundation (Boulder County). Since 2009, she has also been involved with Social Venture Partners Boulder County, currently serving as a Director and Treasurer.

What are you passionate about personally?
Helping local nonprofits be as effective as they can be in the work they do and communities they serve.
What do you love to do outside of work?
Hike, spend time at our cabin and with our black lab, see independent and foreign films (most famously at the Telluride Film Festival each Labor Day weekend), host dumpling nights, travel, scuba dive.
What is the most influential book you have ever read?
Far from the Tree - not necessarily my favorite, but a recent book that helped me look at "otherness" differently.