About Us

Welcome to Alumni Career Services (ACS). Our goal is to support University of Virginia alumni with quality career management resources throughout their careers.

Scheduling an appointment with a career advisor is done via UVAlumniJOBS, not through email or phone. Appointments can be held over the phone or via Zoom. Please see our Career Advising page for more information.


Our Staff

Amanda Panarese, Director

Amanda oversees the strategy and management of Alumni Career Services while also serving as a career advisor for alumni clients. She is a Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS) with more than 8 years of experience in career services, including 4 years with the UVA Darden School of Business advising hundreds of MBAs on careers in technology, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Previously, Amanda was a corporate marketing professional focusing on strategic marketing/communications, product marketing management, branding, project management, business development, and public relations. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Parker College of Business at Georgia Southern University.

Angela Antenucci, Associate Director

Angela manages the employer relations efforts and the UVAlumniJOBS platform for Alumni Career Services. She joined the team in 2018 after spending 11 years in Career Services at the UVA Darden School of Business. Prior to Darden, Angela worked in marketing roles for First Consulting Group and CH2M Hill. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach.

Eric Hunter, Associate Director

Eric works on developing the Alumni Professional Networks, which focuses on creating opportunities for alumni to expand their networks and connect with alumni in industries of interest. He is a Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS) with more than 10 years of experience in alumni career services. Previously, Eric was a part of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Alumni Association and worked on building out their alumni career services offerings. He holds a B.A. in Economics & Business from VMI.

Liz Sprouse, Associate Director

Liz has primary responsibility and oversight for alumni career advising and related outreach, with over 600 client appointments per year. She is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS), and a certified practitioner of both the Strong Interest Inventory (SII®) and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) assessments. Liz’s previous experience includes work in alumni relations and marketing. She holds a B.A. in International Studies from Virginia Tech and a M.Ed. in Higher Education from Mary Baldwin University.