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Who We Are

The Lewith Trust is a charitable trust established over 70 years ago with the mission to provide housing and financial security to low-income seniors of King County, WA. The Lewith Trust owns and operates The Lewith Cottages, a five-acre property with six residences in Lake Forest Park.


 Anya Edwards JD, TEP,  President and Founder of Bailey Private Fiduciary Services, headquartered on Bainbridge Island, Washington, serves as the acting trustee of for the Lewith Trust and is joined by Marianne M. Jones, Executive Director, and Zach Anderson, Director of Operations.

Meet Our Team

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Marianne Jones

Executive Director

Marianne has over 25 years of leadership experience within the nonprofit and foundation sectors both in the Puget Sound area and in New England. With particular experience in philanthropy and housing, she is passionate about the impact of mission-driven work. In 2013, she was recognized by the NH Governor for her years of service in that state on behalf of women and girls. Marianne has a BA in German Literature from Reed College, Portland OR.

Zach Anderson

Director of Operations

Zach brings over ten years experience as a freelance IT consultant, specializing in small businesses and nonprofits as the founder of zachMade. He has served on the Board of the Bainbridge Public Library and continues to seek ways to engage and support the community.

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Anya Edwards, JD, TEP


With nearly 25 years of experience in trust administration and managing trust departments within the wealth management industry, Anya brings deep expertise and integrity to the role of trustee. She also serves as President of Bailey Private Fiduciary Services, Inc., which provides trust management, estate settlement, and other fiduciary services to its clientele.  Anya received her JD from the University of Arizona College of Law. She also holds a BA in Political Economy with a minor in Philosophy & Ethics.

Our team of partners and collaborators work to provide stable, secure housing and financial resources for the low-income seniors community in King County.

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