Tammy Goehring

Vice President, Operations, National Security and Defense, AFCEA International

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Tammy Goehring has more than 20 years of experience in conference, event and program management. She has a proven proficiency for directing projects to achieve organizational goals and maximize value. Her areas of expertise include event design and execution, financial management, contract negotiation and strategic planning. 

In her current role, she plans, directs and oversees conference and event activities, ensuring development and implementation of efficient and cost-effective operations. AFCEA produces high-profile events that provide an ethical forum for information sharing among military, government, industry and academia in the national security and defense C5I community. 

Prior to joining the conferences and events team, Ms. Goehring worked in the membership department, where she managed functional committees, including Membership, Strategic Development and Small Business. She led the establishment of AFCEA’s Small Business Program in 2008 to better serve this vital segment of the association's membership. 

Ms. Goehring holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and an MBA in management. Her professional education includes the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation from the Events Industry Council and the Digital Event Strategist (DES) certification from the Professional Convention Management Association. She is an active member of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals. 

Ms. Goehring developed an orientation for adaptability and embracing change as she enjoyed numerous relocations as a U.S. Army spouse.