Beverly Forbes holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Education and a Master of Science in Education – Counseling from Old Dominion University. She served an Undergraduate Academic Advisor and Assistant to the Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for 18 years. Since 2003, she has served as the Career Development Services Liaison to the Batten College of Engineering and Technology where she manages the CDS college-based services as the career specialist for engineering and engineering technology students and alumni. In addition, she is the Associate Director of Experiential Education, overseeing the CDS processes and procedures related to internships and cooperative education. She served as Interim Director of Career Development Services from February – September 2014, and from June 2016 to present. She received her Global Career Development Facilitator Certification in 2013.