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Devin Wilson

Magnus H. Johnsson, CFRE
M.P.A.'10/GPA; Cert.'10/H&S Senior Associate Vice President - Development
(804) 827-1363

VCU Office of Gift Planning

Regular mail:
Box 842039
Richmond, VA 23284-2039

Street address:
111 N. Fourth St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Magnus is senior associate vice president for development and oversees the areas of principal giving, regional giving, and corporate and foundation relations.

Bio: Magnus joined VCU in 2007 as executive director of external relations and development for the School of Education before taking on his current role in February 2015.

Magnus brings more than 20 years of fundraising experience and has served volunteer leadership roles as past president of the Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives and the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Central Virginia Chapter. His work experience includes senior leadership roles at UMFS and the United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg. Magnus received his Certified Fund Raising Executive credentials in 2004 and is a member of the 2015 Class of Leadership Metro Richmond.

He earned a M.P.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.S. in public administration from James Madison University.

Jane Garnet Brown

Jane Garnet "Jane Garnet" Brown
Director of Gift Planning
(804) 828-4599

MCV Foundation Planned Giving

Regular mail:
Box 980234
Richmond, Virginia 23298

Street address:
1228 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23298

Jane Garnet is the director of gift planning for the MCV Foundation focused on the VCU schools, departments, units, centers and VCU Health on the MCV Campus.

Bio: Jane Garnet joined the MCV Foundation in September 2016. A native of Hampton, Virginia, Jane Garnet graduated with a B.A. in History from Davidson College. She earned a master's degree in Trust and Wealth Management from Campbell University and a master's degree in Fundraising Management from Columbia University. Jane Garnet worked in wealth management before joining the development staff at Columbia University, where she served in several roles, including 3 years as the associate director of gift planning. Most recently, Jane Garnet was the director of capital giving at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City.

Thank you for reaching out to Virginia Commonwealth University. We are delighted that you are interested in further information that may benefit the schools, departments, units, centers and programs on the Monroe Park and MCV Campuses. We will make every effort to respond to you in a timely manner.

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