Chief of Staff

Tammy Barbara

Tammy2017aTammy Barbara joined AASA in 2016 and serves as Chief of Staff.  In this role, she assists the Executive Director in meeting his priorities and commitments by implementing process improvements and increasing the effectiveness of the organization. Tammy provides direct support to the executive director, co-leads the AASA Project Management Office, and as a member of the Leadership Team, works to ensure AASA achieves its strategic objectives.

Before joining AASA, Barbara spent 25 plus years working at marketing intelligence firms, most recently Merkle Inc. in Columbia, Md. She has a strong understanding of issues and trends in key industries including non-profit and healthcare organizations through extensive experience delivering growth and management solutions. During her 15 year tenure at Merkle, Barbara was recognized for relationship building, operational excellence, team leadership, and authentic customer focus.

Barbara holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Kentucky.