Shannan Simms

Organizational Change Management Lead


Shannan is an Organization Design and Change Expert with almost 20 years of consulting experience in the federal and commercial sectors. She is known for her ability to partner with clients and team members to design solutions that achieve sustainable business results. 
Prior to Navigator, Shannan worked at Booz Allen Hamilton leading a business in the federal sector developing high-performing teams to deliver quality executive communications, strategic communications, learning and performance support, and employee and stakeholder engagement solutions.
Shannan currently provides leadership to Navigator’s organizational design change management methodology, supports business development efforts across industries, ensures knowledge transfer across practitioners, and develops new and enhances existing services we offer to meet our clients needs. 
Shannan holds her certification as a project management professional (PMP), Prosci certified change practitioner, and World Coaching Institute professional and career coach. She also holds a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology from Kent State University, a master of arts degree in Psychology from Marymount University, and is actively pursuing her doctorate degree in Organizational Development and Leadership. 
Shannan lives in North Canton, Ohio with her four-legged children and enjoys kayaking and photography when she isn’t studying for one of her PhD classes.