What We Do
Naviant helps companies increase efficiency, gain insights into their business data, and ultimately be more profitable.
For over 30 years, Naviant has provided business process consultation and document management, enterprise content management, and content services solutions. We are a dedicated and creative group of people spread across the U.S. and Canada. We love to work together and work hard for our customers. Your success is our success, and we take that seriously.
Each customer has a unique set of business needs. We focus on improving your processes first. Then, we implement technology to deliver custom and scalable content management and automation solutions.
Naviant is a Platinum Partner with Hyland Software, offering solutions such as OnBase, Brainware, and ShareBase. We are also partnered with Kryon Software, a leader in robotic process automation, and ABBYY Software, a leader in intelligent capture.
Meet Our Leadership Team
As the Founder & Owner of Naviant, Mike Suter brings more than 30 years of sales, leadership, and business expertise to the business. Mike’s strong reputation for customer satisfaction has transformed Naviant into a financially sound organization. His belief in innovative processes and technology has helped Naviant grow and serve hundreds of customers nationwide. Mike’s humble attitude and passion for empowering people to grow and succeed, both professionally and personally, has attracted and retained top talent. As a successful family-business owner, Mike believes in everyone having an opportunity to do well for themselves and their families. Mike is also involved in the community and supports many local charitable organizations.
Michael Carr brings 30+ years of financial and business expertise to the enterprise content management industry. Michael’s vision for growth and success has brought tremendous focus to the Naviant team and culture since he joined in 2007. He has been critical in developing corporate goals and key performance indicators that flow through departments, teams, and individuals to achieve success. His high degree of personal integrity and sincerity has led to his successful leadership. When not at work, Michael enjoys spending time with family, golfing, and of course, rooting for the Iowa State Cyclones.
Ed Modjeska brings 25+ years of sales, consulting, and management experience in the technology and enterprise content services industry. Ed’s creativity, passion, and leadership provide clarity to complex and sophisticated solutions. He has been critical in developing a strong, customer-focused sales team culture. Since joining Naviant in 2003, his integrity and experience have directly impacted Naviant’s strong revenue growth, Hyland partnership success, and customer wellness and innovation. When not at work, Ed enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons, faith-based activities, and traveling.
Mark brings 25+ years of professional sales and sales management experience. Mark and his team act as guides on our clients’ journeys towards automation and value-driven solutions that transform organizations. Since 2010, Mark has assisted our clients in recognizing tens of millions of dollars in value. This has had a significant impact on Naviant’s sales growth. In addition to spending time with his family, Mark has a passion for supporting the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, golfing and supporting his alma mater, the Wisconsin Badgers.
Ann-Marie brings 20+ years of IT project management experience to the Naviant Sales Team. As a certified Project Management Professional, she brings a unique perspective to formulating long-term growth plans for customers. Ann-Marie has used this perspective to manage the Account Development team, which has grown to 4 members that support more than 80 of Naviant’s customers. In 2020, Ann Marie transitioned from that role into the world of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). As the RPA Sales Manager, Ann Marie will focus on deploying Robotic Process Automation technology to existing and new customers. When not at work, Ann-Marie enjoys spending time with her wife reading or playing video games.
Steve Lessick brings 15 years of sales leadership experience within both the healthcare and technology industries. His performance-focused approach to sales has helped to drive growth within Naviant’s customer base. Steve has done this by working with organizations to find strategic ways to improve upon their solutions. Additionally, through his leadership expertise that specializes in training and development, he has seen tremendous growth in the overall performance of his sales teams. Outside of the office, Steve enjoys golfing and recently hit his first hole in one during a golf tournament.
Greg Albert brings 8+ years of management and technical expertise to the enterprise content management industry. Greg’s focus on providing excellent customer service and team member development has led to the technical team’s growth. He has been critical in developing technical staff, ensuring that the team focuses on achieving their goals. Greg’s passion for employee development, focus on logically working through technical issues, and focus on continual growth have led to his teams’ success. Outside of work, Greg enjoys spending time renovating his home and rooting for the New York Mets.
Gary is a business and technology operations leader with over 30 years of experience in companies ranging from startups to world-class business and consulting organizations. He has been successful in selling and delivering business and technology solutions, leading mission-critical operations, and managing projects of all sizes. As Manager of the Project Management Office, Gary oversees the delivery of solutions to Naviant’s customers and is focused on ensuring that the customer experience is of the highest quality. Outside of work, Gary enjoys hiking, golfing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Chris Krause brings 25+ years of information technology, consulting, and business expertise to the enterprise content management industry. Before taking this role, Chris built Naviant’s award-winning software support team and led the software implementation team to record growth. Chris’s keen listening skills, sharp troubleshooting, business expertise, and cost-effective solution designs drive bottom-line value for Naviant’s clients. His leadership gives him the ability to create easy-to-manage solution designs that make the complex seem easy while sharing the personal desire for customer success. When not at work, Chris enjoys Wisconsin Badgers sports, boating, and traveling.
Paul Kegler is an experienced communications leader with a demonstrated history of managing specialized technology teams in the Military. Paul’s 13 years of Military experience were technology focused as he overcame often unfavorable conditions to provide needed network infrastructure and capabilities to his organization. Since coming to Naviant in 2017, he has applied his leadership skills to the Naviant Software Support department while he obtained several OnBase certifications. In 2019, he transitioned into an architect role specializing in OnBase Upgrades and RPA solutions. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time learning new technologies and providing IT support for older relatives and family friends, ensuring they can stay connected in today’s world.
Jen Hein’s passion for innovation and dedication to pushing the envelope with marketing has helped position Naviant as the #1 Hyland Partner for Marketing Excellence. Jen’s vision for investing in the right marketing strategies and technology that align with sales to deliver a strong customer experience is a key pillar in Naviant’s growth strategy. With 15+ years of experience in B2B marketing, she has built an awesome team of marketers that share those same beliefs on how to gain and retain happy customers… and they have fun doing it! When not at work, Jen loves spending time with her husband and their four amazing children, being outside in nature, and giving out high fives.
Tricia Shields brings 16+ years of HR and Office Administration experience and 11+ years within the Content Services industry. Tricia has automated Naviant’s HR department fully over the past 8 years. In the process, she has proven just how impactful automation can be for not only entire organizations but for individual employees. She is also passionate about creating a company culture that fosters growth and engagement, which has been critical in building Naviant’s exceptional team and success. Outside the office, Tricia enjoys spending time with family and traveling. She also golfs- she was on the first Middleton High School women’s golf team in 1998 and is working to regain those skills!
Jason Bruner brings 10+ years of experience in the accounting and finance industry. Jason’s analytical expertise has helped Naviant to focus on its goals and ultimately achieve them. Additionally, Jason oversees Naviant’s facilities and supports the marketing, sales, and operations teams. Jason is dedicated to helping others realize how to use their strengths best and accomplish beyond their perceived limits. This leadership has led to the success of many. Outside of Naviant, Jason enjoys reading and spending time with his family.
We are a people-focused company with a reputation for exceptional dedication to each customer and employee. In our work, we strive to empower others, and this value extends outside of the office too.
We are committed to positively impacting our communities. Employees have opportunities to make a difference both as a team and as individuals. From company-wide campaigns that support various causes to our donation match program, we believe it’s our corporate responsibility to support of our communities and empower our employees to act.
Here are a few of the ongoing community outreach efforts that we’re most passionate about.
Employee Donation Match Program
We believe in supporting a company culture where employees feel valued for their work and their life passions. The employee donation match program helps us support our employees in their philanthropic endeavors. Through the program, each year, every employee can choose a cause they wish to support financially, and Naviant will match their donation up to $100.
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin is a hunger-relief charity organization. They serve Dane County and beyond through its food distribution, promotion of government programs, and hunger awareness education efforts.
For the past 15+ years, Naviant has led an annual fundraising campaign to support Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. Each year, we find creative, engaging ways to campaign, from company-wide game days and silent auctions to donation matches and participating in the annual food item “Sort-A-Thon.” As of the fall of 2019, we’re proud to have funded 194,631 meals to benefit hungry families of Southern Wisconsin.
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County
Our headquarters in Verona, WI is proud to be a part of the very active Dane County community. One shining star that works hard to make a difference in thousands of young lives within the community each year is Boys & Girls Club of Dane County.
We are dedicated to supporting this impactful presence in our community through financial and material donations throughout the year. We also look forward to sponsoring, campaigning for, and participating in the annual Biking for Bright Futures bike ride held each summer.
The Road Home Dane County
The Road Home Dane County is on a mission to ensure that every child in the Dane County community has a home. This powerful organization works toward this goal by offering opportunities for homeless families to learn the skills they need to achieve stable housing.
Naviant is proud to be a silver level partner of The Road Home Dane County, and we enjoy supporting this inspiring mission by attending the organization’s giving opportunities. We are dedicated to empowering people inside and outside of our business practices. At Naviant, we believe that each small act truly can make an impact.
Work For Us
We are always looking for people to join our high-performance culture and proven team of professionals. As an industry leader in Enterprise Content Management solutions, Naviant enjoys an excellent track record of building long-term, high-level relationships with market-leading companies in a variety of industry sectors.
Naviant is founded by Mike Suter in 1986.
- July 2001 | Established a partnership with Hyland Software
- 2001 | Earned the Hyland Diamond Support Partner Award (2001 – present)
- 2001 | Earned the Hyland Platinum Partner Award (2001 – present)
- 2008 | Hyland Software Partner Advisory Council Member (2008 – present)
- 2009 | Established a partnership with Brainware
- 2010s | Hyland Software Partner Advisory Council Member (2008 – present)
- 2010s | Earned the Hyland Diamond Support Partner Award (2001 – present)
- 2010s | Earned the Hyland Platinum Partner Award (2001 – present)
- 2015 | Established a partnership with OPEX high-speed mailroom scanners
- 2017 | Hyland Software Acquires Perceptive & Brainware
- 2017 | Naviant Acquires CasNet’s Software Division
- 2019 | Established a partnership with Kryon Systems for Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Software
- February 2019 | Earned the Hyland Software Partner of the Year New Awards Categories
- October 2019 | Michael Carr named New President & CEO of Naviant
- January 2020 | Naviant Acquires DoxTek, Inc.
- 2020 | Hyland Software Partner Advisory Council Member (2008 – present)
- February 2020 | Earned the Hyland Diamond Support Partner Award (2001 – present)
- February 2020 | Earned the Hyland Platinum Elite Partner Award (new category in 2020)
- February 2020 | Hyland Software Partner of the Year Awards