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Douglas W. McCartney, J.D.

Douglas W. "Doug" McCartney, J.D.
Executive Director of Gift Planning
(804) 828-5563

VCU Office of Gift Planning

Regular mail:
Box 842039
Richmond, VA 23284-2039

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

Doug is the executive director of gift planning for VCU focused on the schools, departments units and centers on the Monroe Park Campus.

Bio: Doug joined VCU in August 2015 as its first executive director of gift planning and brought more than 20 years of gift planning and development experience to the university. He previously worked for 10 years at the University of Virginia, initially in the U.Va. Health System development office, but soon moved to U.Va.'s Office of Gift Planning where he supported all schools and units while also serving as liaison to the health system. Doug played a significant role in U.Va. reaching its gift planning goal in the university's $3 billion campaign. He joined U.Va. from Lexis/Nexis in Charlottesville, VA where he was associate director of government relations.

Before moving to Charlottesville, Doug was vice president for development at Wayne State College in Nebraska and executive director of the Wayne State College Foundation where he moved after having served as a gubernatorial appointee as chief deputy director of the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation in Richmond. Doug previously served 5 years as national director of gift planning and deputy executive director of major gifts for a major nonprofit in Virginia Beach. He practiced law in the Virginia Tidewater area for 10 years before he began his career in gift planning. Doug is a member of the Virginia Gift Planning Council, the Estate Planning Council of Richmond, the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and he maintains an active license with the Virginia State Bar. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Oral Roberts University and his J.D. from the O.W. Coburn School of Law in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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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