David Ballard

Strategy Lead


David brings over 30 years of experience building, managing, and transforming operations of Healthcare, Telecom, Media, Utilities, and Consumer & Industrial Products enterprises. He specializes in being a trusted advisor to his clients, helping them achieve superior business results by developing, aligning, and executing enterprise and departmental strategies. David has developed and executed successful strategies focusing on operational improvement in areas such as supply chain, procurement, and production, as well as in IT focusing on infrastructure, applications, organization, and processes. An Industrial Engineer by degree, David has a keen interest in eliminating waste and creating flow in end-to-end business processes and ensuring that people, process, and technology are working in concert to produce optimal results. He is an advocate and evangelist for the application of Lean techniques in unique environments, having facilitated well over 100 kaizen events in manufacturing, food processing, healthcare and other diverse industries he has served.
Navigator Management Partners
Navigator Management Partners was founded in 2001 to offer organizations a different kind of management and technology consulting partner. Our team is comprised of top-performing consultants with years of experience in solving business challenges by implementing information technology and management solutions, including Strategy, Program / Project Management, Organizational Change Management, Business Intelligence, Business Analysis and Process Design, Testing and Deployment, Solution Architecture, and Software Solution Selection, including cutting-edge, cloud-based solutions. Through collaborative partnership, we advise clients on solving tough business challenges in ways that improve operational performance and drive sustainable results.


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