Our Capability and Solution Leads

Crystal Neely
Crystal Neely
Business Analysis and Process Design Lead

Crystal brings nearly 10 years of business analysis experience across multiple software platforms, with a focus on supply chain and procurement business processes. Carrying both functional and technical expertise, she has been involved in several areas of project implementation, including requirements analysis, process mapping, solution design, testing and deployment for complex business transition projects. She has a passion for process flows, data quality and conversions. Additionally, she is best known for her ability to bring positive, effective communication strategy to her clients to deliver cohesive business solutions that achieve sustainable results.

She currently resides in Dublin, OH with her daughter and two cats. She is a half-marathoner and avid outdoor enthusiast.

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Bruce Halley
Bruce Halley
Program & Project Management Lead

Bruce has nearly 30 years of experience in a variety of industries and functional areas. He is a certified PMP with experience implementing packaged and custom applications including PeopleSoft HCM. He holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from Purdue and an MBA from OSU.

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Amanda Apling
Amanda Apling
SAP Lead

Amanda has nearly 10 years of SAP experience specializing in SAP Finance and Procurement Products for on-premise and cloud implementations, in both waterfall and agile delivery methodologies. Over her career, Amanda has been in multiple SAP roles across production support, small build, and large transformation projects. Amanda has a diverse background serving as subject matter expert, functional lead, project manager, testing lead, delivery lead, deployment lead, and solution architect. Her experience spans both private and public sector clients across supply organizations in Life Sciences and Defense industries, as well as Financial Services and Utilities industries.

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Ohio University (Athens, OH). Amanda is an SAP Certified Application Associate in S/4 HANA Cloud Finance Implementations.

Amanda resides in Columbus, OH with her husband David and their two cats. She enjoys exploring cities with friends and family, watching documentaries, and catching up on her growing list of favorite podcasts. 

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Marcelo Casella
Marcelo Casella
Workday Lead

As the Solution Lead for Workday, Marcelo has over 20 years of work experience, with 17 years of management experience. Marcelo’s experience is concentrated in Information Technology / ERP serving Education Industry clients.

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Nicole Tosoian
Nicole Tosoian
Testing and Deployment Lead

As the Testing and Deployment Lead, Nicole provides leadership in several areas, including defining and championing the capability’s role within the firm, facilitating ongoing improvements to our methodology, enhancing and refining the testing and deployment skills sets in our consulting staff, and supporting business development.

Nicole has over 21 years of consulting experience in business transformation through all aspects of the ERP System Development Life Cycle across multiple industries, business functions, processes, and systems. She has expertise in testing methodologies and processes using a variety of tools and has successfully driven complex testing cycles for many clients.

In addition to leading the Testing and Deployment capability and her client service roles, Nicole is leading Navigator's partnership with the American Heart Association for the second consecutive year.

Nicole holds a Bachelor's Degree in both Management Information Systems and Accounting from The Ohio State University and is PMP, HRIP, and Prosci certified. She resides in Lewis Center, Ohio, with her husband, Nick, and her son, Zach. 

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Margaret Meyer
Margaret Meyer
Tableau Lead

As the Tableau Solution Lead, Margaret plays a lead role in rolling out Tableau as a data visualization platform to all State of Ohio agencies. Margaret is PMP, CBAP and Prosci certified. She is a results-oriented professional with experience in leading teams, managing projects, and driving enterprise-wide adoption of new technology solutions. Margaret earned her MBA from The Ohio State University in 2010 and has worked for Navigator Management Partners since the completion of her graduate degree.

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John DeLeo
John DeLeo
Oracle Lead

As the Solution Lead for Oracle, John has extensive experience in financial package applications implementation and production management. He has a strong reputation for bridging the gap between business and technical groups, building successful teams, and developing partnerships inside and outside the organization. John has managed many large and complex projects with multinational teams. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Boston College and a MBA in Finance and Logistics from The Ohio State University. 

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Jason Wood
Jason Wood
Business Intelligence and Analytics Lead

As the Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Lead, Jason has extensive professional experience, all in the data warehouse, BI reporting, and data analytics space. He has played a crucial role in implementing BI and analytics solutions for a variety of industries, and has conducted assessments and developed roadmaps for a number clients to develop a strategy around BI and analytics. Jason’s experience includes working in both functional and technical capacities, with responsibilities including strategy development, solution architecture, requirements analysis, solution design, development, implementation, testing and training. He has a passion for helping organizations better understand and effectively utilize data based on their information needs, in order to make better strategic business decisions.

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Shannan Simms
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.

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Ken Clubok, Ph.D.
Ken Clubok, Ph.D.
Solution Architecture Lead

Ken has over 15 years of IT experience, with deep technical, functional, analytical, and communication skills. He has focused on PS Financials, Kuali Financials, .NET, Java, SharePoint, reporting, and performance tuning. His industry focus has been public sector. Advanced Degrees & Certifications include: Ph.D. from The University of California at Berkeley, PMP, Certified ScrumMaster, and Kentico Certified Developer.

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Anthony Kucera
Anthony Kucera
Strategy Lead

Anthony is a strategic advisor bringing over 10 years of proven delivery excellence in the nonprofit, higher education and retail industries.  He has led multiple IT strategy assessments, cloud system selections and implementation roadmaps for Finance Management, Human Capital Management and Supply Chain applications. He excels at designing and leading IT Governance structures to help align organizational strategic objectives with information technology solutions.

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