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Deané Fenstermaker

Director, Business Development

Deané Fenstermaker brings a distinguished track record of growth and success in development and alumni relations to her position, Director of Business Development at Legal Innovators. Deané helps clients find innovative solutions in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

While at The George Washington University Law School, Deané significantly increased engagement in the New York business and finance law alumni community as she collaborated to launch the GWNY – a semester program in New York for law students. Deané has created and executed strategies to raise millions in support of GW Law’s institutional mission.

In 2018 Ms. Deané served as Interim Assistant Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at GW Law. Deané is a seasoned professional who brought momentum to the philanthropic and alumni relations arena by building strong relationships. During the “Making History Capital Campaign for George Washington University,” she raised over $14.8M.

In her spare time, Deané serves the Washington, DC community in a variety of volunteer roles. She has served previously as the President of the Duke Alumni Association and in several leadership positions for the Corcoran Women’s Committee at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.


MA, Textile Science, University of Georgia
BA, Spanish, Duke University