Director, Gift Planning(650) 721-6041
Shadie helps donors make gifts through their estate plans or other unique gift structures. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was a Strategic Advisor at Brown Advisory, an investment firm in Washington, DC, where she advised high net worth individuals with respect to tax, estate, and business matters, as well as philanthropy and impact investing. She also spearheaded the office's women's initiative and the firm-wide diversity and inclusion efforts. Prior to Brown Advisory, Shadie practiced as an estate planning attorney at the Holman Kaye Law Group in Los Altos, CA. As a Bay Area native, she is thrilled to have returned to the area and to be focusing her career entirely in philanthropy. She enjoys being a resource to families as they navigate their estate planning, coordinating with their other advisors, and supporting gifts that are strategic and meaningful to the donor while impactful to the causes they support. Shadie graduated from the University of Southern California with a BS in Business Administration and received her law degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law.