Lynn Malzone Ierardi, JD has been in the estate and gift planning field for more than 25 years.  She has served as Director of Gift Planning for the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) since 2005 and on a limited basis as an independent gift planning consultant (, founded in 2002).  Prior to joining Penn, she held gift planning positions in health and higher education, served as Vice President with the Merrill Lynch Center for Philanthropy and practiced estate planning and real estate law.  Lynn is a past board member and past President of the Gift Planning Council of New Jersey (GPCNJ) and current board member of the Planned Giving Council of Greater Philadelphia (PGCGP).  She is a member of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Leadership Institute and the PPP National Board.  As a dynamic and highly rated speaker, she has presented at conferences and meetings throughout the country on a variety of gift planning topics.  Lynn is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, and a Proud Penn Parent - times two!

Director of Gift Planning
University of Pennsylvania