Senior Consultant Lewis von Herrmann is a Certified Financial Planner® and a Certified Fund Raising Executive® who is based in Atlanta, Georgia. He has more than 45 years of experience in charitable fundraising, primarily with faith-based organizations including Cru, The Christian and Missionary Alliance, American Bible Society and The Mission Society. He specializes in major and planned giving programs and has met privately with more than 2,000 individual families to discuss their planning needs.
Lewis directed a field team of more than 20 major and planned giving professionals at American Bible Society, has held key leadership positions in major and planned giving programs and has been a frequent speaker on estate and financial planning topics throughout the southeast. In addition, Lewis directed one of the largest gift annuity programs in the United States and helped complete a private letter ruling by the IRS on the flexible deferred gift annuity. He also led an effort to outsource the backroom processing of a large planned giving program, has published multiple articles on planned giving for quarterly newsletters and has spoken before hundreds of groups on estate and financial planning. He has an MBA from Auburn University and is a Distinguished Toastmaster.