Heather leads Navigator’s Finance team. She has a proven track record of building successful accounting teams while focusing on cost effective accounting and business solutions.
Before joining Navigator, Heather was the CFO of Gardner, Inc., which is a $200M distributor of lawn and garden parts, as well as outdoor equipment and power generators. Heather oversaw all finance, accounting and credit functions while at Gardner. Heather was also responsible for all company and ownership reporting, new company acquisition, integration and the negotiation of the company’s benefits.
Prior to becoming the CFO at Gardner, Heather was the Controller of Gardner, Inc., the Assistant Controller at Digital Storage, Inc., Accounting Supervisor at Cardinal Health and an Auditor for Deloitte & Touche. Heather brings 20 years of finance and accounting experience to Navigator.
Heather was raised in Westerville, Ohio. She has a BS in Accounting from the Ohio State University and is a certified public accountant. Heather lives in Hilliard with her husband Justin, twins, Colin and Sydney, and a Dalmatian named Chief.