Tammy Bobo – 2A – Staying the Course: How to Survive – and Thrive! – in a Long-Term Career
Tammy Bobo is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hocking Valley Bank. A graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Tammy has an extensive background in industry-specific educational programs that include both the Ohio Bankers League Blythe School of Banking and Bank Leadership Institute, Columbus, OH, the Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, the American Bankers Association Senior Leadership Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and the Darden School of Business/SNL Executive Program in Bank Financial Leadership, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Past President of Jack Henry & Associates National Users Group Board, Tammy is active in banking trade associations and currently serves on the Ohio Bankers League Tech Advisory Committee.
Tammy joined Hocking Valley Bank in March 1988. During her 31-year career, she has worked across all levels of the organization. In her current role, Tammy leads a diverse and talented team responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the bank, while remaining committed to a shared vision of community-first.
A member of the Athens Area Women’s Summit planning committee since inception, Tammy is passionate about providing personal and professional development opportunities for women. During her session, Staying the Course: How to Survive – and Thrive! – in a Long-Term Career, she will share her personal story and provide practical tips for career advancement while staying true to one’s personal core values.
Tammy is an avid runner. She enjoys traveling with her husband of nearly 35-years, Nick. She adores her grandchildren and cites raising two really good humans as her single greatest personal achievement, noting that nothing gives her more joy than watching her sons parent their children. Her favorite quote is by actress Judy Garland: Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.