Hannah Guarino grew up in Kenbridge, VA and graduated from Lunenburg Central High School. She earned her Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration from Southside Virginia Community College.
After graduating from SVCC, Hannah transferred into Old Dominion University's Distance Learning program at SVCC, earning her Bachelor of Science in Human Service Counseling. She continued her education at Liberty University, from where she earned a Master's degree in Counseling, as well as an Education Specialist degree.
Hannah previously worked in Human Resources and Student Services at SVCC. She has also been an adjunct instructor at the college for a number of years. She is currently Site Director and Master Advisor for Old Dominion University.
From the first time she arrived at SVCC, Hannah took inspiration from its counselors. She has now realized her goal of helping students discover their paths, just as SVCC's counselors did for her.