Jonathan brings to Navigate a proven focus on driving change and delivering meaningful results for clients. He leverages his experience leading key company initiatives, from post-merger integrations and technology implementations, to change management and strategy execution, for clients in industries including healthcare, utilities, media, and financial services. His unique educational background – with degrees in engineering, organizational psychology, and business intelligence and analytics (to be completed) – lends a multi-faceted, empathy-based approach to the solutions he develops and leads for clients.
Jonathan’s more than 20 years of cross-industry consulting experience encompasses work with major organizations, such as Bard Medical, Bausch + Lomb, Bayer, Cablevision, Cisco, ConAgra, Danfoss Power Solutions, Devon Energy, Pepsi, Pfizer, Thomson Reuters, the World Bank, and Zurich Financial Services.
Prior to joining Navigate, he served as managing partner of Schaffer Consulting, where he led numerous clients through successful initiatives critical to their business growth, including projects focused on performance turnaround, post-merger integration, and process improvement. Earlier in his career, Jonathan was a director with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he focused on information security risk management projects.
My rules to live by Honor the gods, Love your woman, and Defend your country (as stated by Hector, Prince of Troy)
My favorite book Robert Caro’s Lyndon Johnson biography series. They are unbelievably interesting and well written; they are non-fiction, but they read like a novel
My last meal would be My wife’s molten chocolate cake with a scoop of “I Don’t Give a Fork” from the Ice Cream Store in Rehoboth Beach, DE
When I’m not working I’m playing baseball, basketball, or football with my two sons; or, I’m trying to spend quiet time with my wife
My favorite class in high school History (so naturally I studied engineering in college)
My hobbies Reading, cooking, music, New York Yankees, New York Giants
My favorite part about my job Helping people do things they never thought possible
Where I grew up Vernon, CT. Midway between New York and Boston, home of the world-famous Rein’s New York Style Deli
My favorite movies Chunnel; Death Blow; Sack Lunch; Rochelle, Rochelle; The Pain and the Yearning; Cry, Cry Again
My most adventurous experience A week-long safari in Botswana