Ms. S. Michelle Farr MPA, CISM, GRCP


Zofia Consulting, LLC 


Ms. Michelle Farr, Founder and Managing Director of Zofia Consulting, LLC, is an intelligence and security strategist with over 25 years of experience in military, government, nonprofit and private sector environments shaping operations and public policy development. Ms. Farr is a US Navy Veteran (LCDR) and former government senior executive with experience spanning multiple national agencies with extensive global travel. She currently supports a number of efforts across government and industry including security operations, policy support, and organizational development.

Before starting Zofia Consulting in 2012, Ms. Farr served as the Deputy for TSA’s Office of Intelligence that produced actionable all-source analysis in support of TSA’s 50,000-person workforce and U.S. and foreign transportation industries.  Prior to TSA, Ms. Farr served as the Senior HUMINT Advisor to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence where she provided substantive counsel on homeland security, law enforcement/domestic security missions. She served as the primary advisor for policy, planning, intelligence integration and strategic outreach for HUMINT and law enforcement matters. While in military service, she held a variety of leadership positions across various global locations. Her last assignment at National Security Agency was in support of cyber operations and special technical operations.

Ms. Farr earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology degree from Texas A&M University.  She completed graduate work in Information Systems and Telecommunications from Johns Hopkins University. Ms. Farr sits on multiple boards and committees in both the commercial and nonprofit space. She maintains certifications in Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRCP), Knowledge Management (CKM) and Balanced Scorecard Strategic Planning (BSP). She enjoys speaking at conferences around the world on topics of security, compliance, human behavior and threat intelligence.

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