We bring decades of combined executive leadership experience as well as outside objectivity and powerful processes to help owners and their teams focus and grow their business.

Tom Barrett - CEO, Professional EOS Implementer

When owners of entrepreneurial firms are held back by growth-stopping complexity, Tom helps owners & their leadership team create & implement plans to get what they want from their business & life.

He is driven by a passion to see entrepreneurial leaders succeed. Tom first comes alongside business owners to understand the specific issues that are preventing them from achieving greater success. He then enables leaders to succeed by identifying the few areas their company must focus on to achieve greater success.

Tom utilizes a number of powerful and proven processes to help business leaders succeed including implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) to gain Traction, facilitating StratOp strategic planning workshops, as well as facilitating LifePlan for individuals.

Prior to leading Navigate the Journey, he served on the leadership team of an organization with an $8million budget, over 100 staff and 9 locations.  Tom began his career in public accounting as a CPA at Deloitte, and was a manager in Ernst & Young’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice.

While Navigate the Journey helps businesses across a range of industries, Tom specializes in helping creative service firms in the digital agency, consultancy, and web development space.

Tom was born and raised in County Kerry, Ireland.  After living in the City of Chicago for 23 years Tom, his wife Traci and their two daughters relocated to the Nashville, TN area in 2017.  He enjoys Nashville’s great dining scene and abundant outdoors with his family.

Tom Barrett
Traci Schubert Barrett

Traci Schubert Barrett - President & Founder

Traci Barrett is a Leadership and Strategic Consultant. After spending over 20 years in the television and advertising industry, Traci decided to merge her decades of experience leading, strategizing, managing and mentoring by starting the executive coaching and consulting firm, Navigate the Journey. Through NTJ, Traci helps individuals and organizations discover their motivations and strengths, build their leadership skills, strategize on cultivating business and ultimately, realize their full potential. Traci was part of a small team that launched the national cable television network HGTV: Home & Garden Television in 1994. She helped lead the network to success running their Chicago and Dallas Offices for over 17 years. Traci holds a B.A. in Telecommunications & Marketing from Indiana University. She also holds her M.A. in Professional Psychology from the Illinois School of Psychology.

Traci is a sought after speaker and enjoys sharing perspective on topics such as Leadership, Strategy, and Personal Mission. After living in the City of Chicago for 25 years Traci, her husband and their two daughters recently relocated to the Nashville, TN area. She enjoys reading, music and spending time with family and friends.

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