Our Culture

Our culture is dynamic, fluid, fun, and evolutionary. We remain rooted in our core values of integrity openness, and teamwork. Our employees are bright, innovative, and highly adaptable people who share a common desire to excel and provide exceptional services and support that our customers look forward to experiencing.

Our people and culture have allowed us to thrive and will ensure our continued success. We are always looking for people to join our high-performance culture and team of professionals!

And when we say always looking, we mean it.

If you don’t see an opportunity listed below that fits your skillset, complete our Culture Index. The Culture Index is a survey that helps us evaluate where you could be a great fit in our organization.

Naviant is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

Benefits & Perks

  • PTO
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan with Employer Matching
  • Disability and Life Coverage
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Giving Back to Our Community
  • Donation Matching Up to $100
  • Affinity Programs
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Monthly Values Player (MVP)

Values

We take pride in our company values because our employees created them. We hold each other accountable to living these values, and even created an award for it – Naviant’s Monthly Values Player (MVP). You could be nominated by a co-worker, supervisor, or client as someone they saw living up to our core values.

01.
We understand our customer and strive to exceed expectations.
02.
We pay attention to detail, take responsibility, and follow through.
03.
We crave, obtain, and share knowledge.
04.
We communicate openly and freely.
05.
We achieve more as a team with integrity and respect.
06.
We embrace elegant solutions.
07.
We lead by example, take initiative, and look for ways to innovate.
08.
We have fun, value work-life balance, and support wellness.

Along with the public recognition for your accomplishments, you receive the highly coveted parking spot (closest to the building entrance – extra handy during the winter months!), a $200 bonus on your paycheck, and $40 towards Naviant gear. If you make a nomination that is selected as the MVP, you will receive a $50 bonus.

Naviant Company Culture

Meet the Managers

Mike Suter
Mike Suter
Owner & Founder
Mike Suter

Mike Suter

Owner & Founder
1986

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.

Community Involvement
Mike and his family believe in supporting Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Dane County, Second Harvest Foodbank, The Road Home, Children's Hospital, the Ronald McDonald House, among others. He also enjoys supporting specific causes that his employees are passionate about.
Fun Fact
Mike loves spending quality time with his family, especially family fishing trips to Northern Minnesota and Ontario, Canada. He also enjoys mentoring young people on their career decisions.
Michael Carr
Michael Carr
President & CEO
Michael Carr

Michael Carr

President & CEO
Started in 2007

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.

Community Involvement
Serves on the board of the UW Credit Union and active member of his church
Fun Fact
Enjoys golfing and rooting for the Iowa State Cyclones
Elizabeth Skolaski
Elizabeth Skolaski
Executive Vice President & COO
Elizabeth Skolaski

Elizabeth Skolaski

Executive Vice President & COO
Started in 2007

Liz Skolaski brings 30+ years of direct sales, consulting, and management experience in the technology and enterprise content management industry. Liz’s excellent leadership and insights have been critical in developing and managing Naviant’s strong relationship with Hyland software and achieving success as a company. She also participates in Hyland’s Partnership Advisory Council (PAC), an elite group of leaders from Hyland’s top partners that delivers feedback on Hyland’s partnership program. Through her business expertise, passion for mentoring others, sincerity, and ability to read people, Liz has encouraged the belief that we will always achieve more as a team. When she’s not at work, Liz enjoys spending time with her kids, reading, and baking – her specialty is bread.

Community Involvement
Participates in various community and fundraiser activities like Boys & Girls Club, Road Home, and Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Fun Fact
UW Madison Alumni and LOVES Badger Sports
Tricia Shields
Tricia Shields
Human Resource Director
Tricia Shields

Tricia Shields

Human Resource Director
Started in 2008

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!

Community Involvement
Bonnie Goodweiler Scholarship Fund (In Memory of Her Mom – Supporting Working Mothers Who are Completing a Graduate Degree) and Houston K-911 Rescue
Fun Fact
Recipient of the highest honor in Girl Scouts – The Gold Award
Greg Albert
Greg Albert
Sr. Manager, Professional Services & Support
Greg Albert

Greg Albert

Sr. Manager, Professional Services & Support
2019

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.

Community Involvement
Associate Board Member of the Boys & Girls Club and his neighborhood association
Fun Fact
Roots for the New York Mets
Chris Krause
Chris Krause
Managing Principal Consultant
Chris Krause

Chris Krause

Managing Principal Consultant
2006

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.

Community Involvement
Supports Second Harvest Foodbank, Shelter from the Storm Animal Rescue, and Habitat for Humanity
Fun Fact
Enjoys boating and Wisconsin Badgers Sports
Gary Carter
Gary Carter
Manager, Project Management Office
Gary Carter

Gary Carter

Manager, Project Management Office
2018

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.

Community Involvement
Gary supports a non-profit serving special needs families and children.
Fun Fact
He enjoys hiking and golfing.
Ed Modjeska
Ed Modjeska
Vice President of Sales - Government & Commercial Solutions
Ed Modjeska

Ed Modjeska

Vice President of Sales - Government & Commercial Solutions
2003

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.

Community Involvement
Active member of his church with community outreach and worship teams
Fun Fact
Enjoys traveling the world
Mark Miller
Mark Miller
Vice President of Sales - Enterprise Solutions
Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Vice President of Sales - Enterprise Solutions
2010

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.

Community Involvement
Leads Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin Social Media Blitz and fundraiser at Naviant
Fun Fact
Enjoys golfing and rooting for his alma mater, the Wisconsin Badgers
Dwayne Ritchie
Dwayne Ritchie
Vice President of Sales - Strategic Accounts
Dwayne Ritchie

Dwayne Ritchie

Vice President of Sales - Strategic Accounts
2014

With over 25 years of experience in the enterprise software solution market, Dwayne is responsible for developing and executing successful solution outcomes. Dwayne recognizes that the important relationships built between one another, coworkers, suppliers, and customers are integral to success. He also believes that these relationships are only as productive as our understanding and management of the data and records that we keep of them. Outside of work, Dwayne enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, hiking, biking, and camping.

Community Involvement
He and his family serve “Echo of Evergreen,” which provides a food bank and shelter for their local community as well as “The Naomi House” who serves as a safe house for Native American children.
Fun Fact
Dwayne and his family enjoy spending time in the outdoors.
Ann-Marie Cain
Ann-Marie Cain
Robotic Process Automation Sales Manager
Ann-Marie Cain

Ann-Marie Cain

Robotic Process Automation Sales Manager
2017

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.

Community Involvement
Contributes to the local food bank and teaches classes with her wife about relationship dynamics and LGBTQ+ topics
Fun Fact
Originally from South Louisiana
Steve Lessick
Steve Lessick
Account Development Manager
Steve Lessick

Steve Lessick

Account Development Manager
2019

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. 

Community Involvement
Coaches youth flag football
Fun Fact
The first two concerts he ever attended were Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and Billy Joel at the age of 12
Jen Hein
Jen Hein
Marketing Director
Jen Hein

Jen Hein

Marketing Director
2003

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.

Community Involvement
Volunteering with her kids' school, sports, and church events as well as supporting the Road Home of Dane County
Fun Fact
Wrote a children's book with her husband called "Pinky's Big Party"
Jason Bruner
Jason Bruner
Controller
Jason Bruner

Jason Bruner

Controller
2018

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.

Community Involvement
Participates in community and fundraiser activities such as Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Fun Fact
Loves participating in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Current Opportunities

To apply, simply click on the Job Title you are interested in applying for. If we don’t have a current opportunity listed below that is a match to your skillset, feel free to connect with HR to discuss future opportunities or complete the culture index to help evaluate where you could be a great fit in our organization.

Naviant is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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