Everette Fortner

Vice President of Career and Professional Development


As Vice President of Career and Professional Development, Everette provides strategic leadership and vision to shape the Career Center's efforts and presence at UVA. He is an innovative and action-oriented leader within higher education and career management. Everette joined the UVA Career Center in 2014 after ten years at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business as Director of the Career Development Center, Executive Director of External Relations, and Executive Director of Professional Development. Prior to Darden, Everette spent nearly 20 years in consumer products marketing and general management both domestically and internationally. Everette completed his B.A. in Chemical Engineering at Vanderbilt University and also holds a MBA from Darden. In his spare time he likes to run and do yoga. He also writes a blog titled "Career Runnings."