Meet the Staff

Our Staff
Kathy Sarver
Kathy Sarver '03M
Director of Planned Giving
sarverkb@jmu.edu
540-568-3440
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Ginna Bauhan
Ginna Bauhan
Assistant Director
Ginna Schenck Bauhan, a native of North Carolina, originally joined James Madison University's Planned Giving team in 2011 as Coordinator. After a period of working in Donor Relations at Washington and Lee University, she returned as Assistant Director of Planned Giving in July 2019. Ginna is a member of JMU's development team responsible for securing private support from alumni, parents and friends of the University primarily through bequests, other deferred gift techniques, and major gifts. She serves as the development contact for JMU's College of Education and is a former JMU parent. Prior to development work, Ginna worked in the Harrisonburg City Schools, as a realtor, and in state and federal government. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ginna and her husband, Hobey, are parents of two adult daughters. She enjoys walking in the woodland sanctuary of JMU's arboretum.
bauhanvs@jmu.edu
540-568-8938
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Jacqueline Painter
Jacqueline Painter
Assistant Director
Jacqueline started her career in financial banking in 2006 and before her time at JMU was a Financial Advisor. As a registered representative of ProEquities and an Investment Advisor Representative of Everence Trust Company, she remained focused on comprehensive financial planning and was dedicated to helping individuals and groups with investments, retirement, estates, life, and health insurance needs. Before being an advisor she served clients as the Branch Manager for the Everence Federal Credit Union and was the lender and development officer for Virginia and surrounding states. She currently holds a Certified Credit Analyst/ Taxanalysis certification, CFP® Candidate and Certification Professional Education Program, an Associate's degree from Lord Fairfax in Science with a concentration in Computer Networking, and a bachelor's degree from Eastern Mennonite University. She also has earned several securities licenses and is a licensed life and health holder. Jacqueline has presented on several occasions and drafted presentations centered on, Wealth and Investments, Women & Money, Charitable Planning, Creating Legacies, and has even collaborated with several local law firms and other financial planners to educate our region. She and her spouse reside on their boutique 6+ acre farm behind the New Market airport and are known by their neighbors for their delicious honey which is produced from over 20+ hives. Jacqueline loves to compete in charitable half marathons, biking, hiking, motorcycle riding, and enjoys gardening and organizing her Adopt-a-highway crew.
paint3jm@jmu.edu
540-568-2698
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Zackery Dean
Zackery Dean
Coordinator
Zack joined the JMU Planned Giving team in June of 2020, and previously held a position as a Donor Relations Associate at the University of Virginia. As a Planned Giving Coordinator, Zack is responsible for putting together mailings and other marketing pieces, as well as writing gift agreements and keeping the Planned Giving website up to date. He received his B.S. in Public Relations from Lee University in December of 2018, and is currently working towards a M.A. in Strategic Communication and Leadership with plans to graduate in 2021. Of the many things to love about JMU, the thing he loves the most is the diversity and inclusive atmosphere on campus. Outside of work, Zack enjoys hiking, photography, traveling, and spending time with his cat, Ellie.
deanza@jmu.edu
540-568-8938
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Office of Planned Giving
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481 Bluestone Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Email: plannedgiving@jmu.edu
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Telephone: 540-568-8938
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