Jeremy Grace is a talent professional with over a decade of diverse staffing experience in multiple consultative organizations. His background has a broad mix of recruitment, staffing, vendor management, business development, and resource management. He is relationship-driven and is driven on what is the best overall strategic fit for the company, consultant, and the client.
Jeremy is responsible for managing identification, selection and placement of independent contractors, Navigator Partner Network (NPN) subcontractors, and Strategic Alliance Partners. He is also leads contracts and contract negotiations for Navigator's vendor and alliance partnerships.
Jeremy leads and is responsible for developing, executing, and tracking strategic vendor strategies focused on achieving cost savings through a variety of levers such as demand management, vendor consolidation, and sourcing goals for specific business areas. Working closely with the executive team, third party vendor representatives, and independent contractors - Jeremy is charged with delivering on Navigator subcontractor demand while continuing to develop, improve, and monitor vendor partners/contractors performance metrics.
Prior to joining Navigator, Jeremy has held responsibilities for operational management, staffing management, and career coaching. This experience allowed him the opportunity to be involved, build, or improve delivery, hiring, or retention models while developing technical partnerships within the Central Ohio IT community.
Jeremy is from Columbus, OH and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Business Management with a focus in Organizational Management. He enjoys being a part of the local community, residing in Grandview Heights with his wife, Jasmine, and daughter, Ella. Jeremy is a wellness enthusiast, certified yoga & meditation teacher, avid runner, and Muay Thai student. He most recently was a member of the Board of Trustees at the St. Josephs Montessori School and volunteers his time with the Yoga on High Foundation, youth athletic coaching programs, alumni mentor for the University of Phoenix, management of the user group LInkedColumbus, and Wellness Committee Lead at Navigator.