The George Washington University's Office of Planned Giving helps alumni and friends who wish to support the University through their estate plans or via gifts that provide lifetime incomes to the donor, such as charitable gift annuities or trusts. Please call us for assistance as you consider a planned giving opportunity at (877) 498-7590. If you are the administrator for an estate, please contact Justine Van Wie at (202) 994-9525.

Office of Planned Giving
1922 F Street NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20052
General Office Phone: (877) 498-7590

Adam Lewis, CFRE, CAP®, GSEHD MA '09
Director, Planned Giving
(202) 994-7657


Adam LewisAdam S. Lewis is Director of Planned Giving at GW, where he has worked since 2007. In addition to maintaining a portfolio of loyal GW alumni, friends, and grateful patients from across the university community, he also oversees the university’s planned giving marketing strategy.

Adam came to GW after working in development for the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington in Rockville, Md. He is a cum laude graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, and holds a master's degree in higher education administration from GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® and is a former member of the board of directors of the National Capital Gift Planning Council.

Justine Van Wie, SPH MS '11
Director, Gift and Estate Administration
(202) 994-9525


Justine Van WieJustine Van Wie is Director, Gift and Estate Administration, and has been with the GW Office of Planned Giving since 2006. She manages estate administration, planned giving communications, donor stewardship, and Heritage Society events, among other responsibilities.

Justine is an alumna of St. Mary's College of Maryland and has completed a master's degree in clinical exercise physiology through GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health. She is a member of the National Capital Gift Planning Council and the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners.

Margaret Battey, MBA '21
Associate, Planned Giving
(202) 994-8209


Margaret BatteyMargaret Battey joined the Office of Planned Giving in 2016, providing support to members of GW's Planned Giving team and managing planned giving print and digital marketing campaigns.

She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Dickinson College. Prior to joining GW, Margaret worked as a communications consultant, an account manager for a Washington-based public relations firm, and an advancement assistant at the Georgetown University Law Center.