Thomas M. Bohn: CAE, NAVC CEO, Vetertinary Innovation Council (VIC) Board Chair
Tom Bohn became CEO of the NAVC (North American Veterinary Community) in January 2013. He oversees the NAVC’s $26 million budget and more than 75 staff members and 150 seasonal personnel under the direction of the NAVC Board of Directors, including the delivery of products and services to NAVC’s growing domestic and international constituents. Working with the Board of Directors and NAVC staff, Tom supports each group toward growth and achievement of the organization’s strategic plan.
Tom is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) with over 20 years of experience working with local, state, national and international associations. Tom has served as the executive director and CEO of several associations, including The Institute of Internal Auditors, ranging from $2-26 million in revenue representing many different constituencies and professions. He has personally directed all aspects of association management including marketing, event management, membership development, leadership development, conferences, fundraising, certification programs, lobbying and more. He has also led several associations through successful mergers.
In addition, he is a nationally recognized association leader whose articles have appeared in leading journals and magazines including the ASAE’s Associations Now and Association News Magazine. He has also co-published a peer reviewed academic paper on customer service best practices for associations. A sought after and dynamic public speaker, he has presented to groups large and small and has been a guest on Bloomberg News Radio and Fox Business Channel discussing topics on association management, document management, image to archive, taxation, automation and more. Recently, he was recognized as a Top Executive, Innovator and Changemaker by the Orlando Business Journal and MeetingsNet for making innovative change within the veterinary association space. Tom has an MBA from the University of Central Florida.
Tom has an Old English Sheepdog named Winston Churchill and a Golden Retriever named Derby. He lives in Orlando with his son, Hudson, and his wife, Jennifer. He’s a huge Springsteen fan and a fan of his son’s lacrosse skills!