Emily earned a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in resource management with a focus on consumer studies. Upon completing her undergraduate degree, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala, partnering with Junior Achievement on small-business development. After completing her service, Emily continued her education, earning a master’s in business administration from Radford University.
Prior to her position in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Emily worked in various roles in higher education, including college admissions and higher education readiness tools. Her most recent position was as a development officer for Virginia Tech’s College of Science.