Leadership Team

Our Team

Our leadership team is the driving force behind our success and embodies Navarro’s core values in every aspect of the work they do.

They are professional, responsive, transparent, and honest. They produce environments that foster collaboration and innovation while efficiently and effectively providing solutions to clients.

Our leadership team values input from all levels and consistently promotes and facilitates opportunities for the professional growth and development of all employees of Navarro.


Dr. Susana Navarro

Founder, President, CEO

Dr. Susana Navarro founded Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. (Navarro) in 1993 and serves as President and CEO. She earned a Masters and Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and has over 30 years of experience in the nuclear and safety fields. Dr. Navarro has a strong commitment to ensure that Navarro provides exceptional performance with a focus on providing safe, high-quality, efficient, and customer-focused services.

Under her leadership, Navarro quickly grew from a two-person, single contract business to one of the most reputable government contractors and environmental service providers to the Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Defense, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The Navarro legacy continues to grow year-after-year due to our strong client relations, quality work, safety leadership, and exceptional personnel.

Ryan Overton

Executive Vice President

Connie Flohr

Senior Vice President

Mike West

Vice President of Waste Services

Kelly Peters

Vice President of Accounting and Finance

Cathy Hickey

Strategic Advisor

Jason Lesher

Vice President of Talent Acquisition

Sue Magidson

Vice President of Environmental and Regulatory Services