Grant Fraser | President & CEO
Grant Fraser, President & CEO of Navigator Business Solutions, knows the ERP business. With more than 25 years of consulting, sales, and industry experience, Grant and his team have the know-how to meet and exceed goals. As an SAP Gold Channel partner, Grant partnered with SAP Business One in 2005 and SAP Business ByDesign in 2009, confident that the future of ERP would be the cloud. Under Grant’s leadership, Navigator has become the #1 Global Partner for SAP Business ByDesign. Prior to SAP, Grant successfully led other ERP practices for Visual and Lilly Software.
Ralph Hess | Vice President of Sales
Ralph Hess, Vice President Sales of Navigator Business Solutions, has over 30 years of experience in the ERP industry. He has consulting, sales and deep industry experience in distribution, manufacturing and industry specific verticals including Life Sciences and Professional Services. Ralph has operated in both the Small to Midsize Enterprise and Large Enterprise space with SAP solutions for the last 15 years, including being one of the founding members of the SAP Business One Channel program in the US in 2003.
Chris Nielsen | Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Chris Nielsen has over 20 years of hands-on experience as head of finance, operations, and technology for various divisions of global corporations. Chris has lead the implementation of ERP, and other key IT, systems in several countries and understands the critical impact of these projects and decisions. Chris received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Utah and holds an MBA from Westminster College with the final year, and course work, completed at the University of Chicago.
Curtis Fry has 15 years experience in IT and manufacturing consulting with business software and ERP systems. Specializing in business process and shop floor automation, system design, Saas/Cloud solutions and business intelligence, Curtis excels in bridging the gap between real-world business needs and cubicle-bound development resources to design and implement complex business solutions for many types of industries and areas including supply chain management, accounting, warehouse management, shop floor control, build to order, engineer to order and many others. Curtis Fry is fluent in Spanish with 10 years experience working with Latin American businesses both in the US and abroad.
David Snyder | VP, Global Professional Services
As Navigator’s Vice President of Professional Services, David is tasked with ensuring the successful implementations and customizations of Navigator’s 500+ direct SAP ByDesign customers. A native of North Carolina and graduate of UNC-Charlotte in Computer Science, David started with Navigator 7 years ago as a application consultant. David has extensive software experience as well as international experience, working in Asia, Europe and South America.
As the Vice President of Value Engineering, Richard helps our customers and prospects select the best SAP solution for their business by acting as a single source of broad, in-depth industry, and product knowledge. Richard is a product evangelist for SAP Business One, SAP Business ByDesign, and other SAP cloud offerings. Richard helps guide the overall Navigator vision and target markets while also acting as the primary internal product and demo expert.
Ryan Head | Human Resource Director
Ryan joined Navigator in 2016, and drives strategy and facilitates all aspects of HR for the organization. Ryan specializes in recruiting, retention, compliance, benefit administration, training, and employee relations. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Weber State University.