About Us

Our Story

Navigate Management Company was founded to help investors maximize their bottom line. Through our own personal experiences relying on a property management company to manage our income producing properties, we recognized landlords were not receiving the service they deserve. Our property managers provide you with complete access, advice and information, with full transparency.  Our property managers recognize the need for technology, resident screening, accurate leases, and much more to best leverage your investment. Navigate Management Company was created with a specific purpose. Our purpose, then and now, is to maximize the investor’s bottom line while providing a boutique-like operation with expertise in all aspects of the property management process.  Navigate Management Company is licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission under License #9006066.

Meet the Team

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Ernesto B. Andujar
Vice President of Operations
Ernesto’s first experience with real estate started with his grandfather. His grandfather owned two multi-family units in Brooklyn, NY, and his mother was the superintendent for both investments. As a little boy he would take a walk with his mother to knock on each door and collect rent, while creating relationships with the tenants and their families. This relational family business model stirred a passion for real estate within Ernesto. Now, Ernesto’s love for real estate is being pumped into the very heart of Navigate Management Company.

Judy Andujar
Director of Business Development
Judy has a vibrant background in sales and marketing. She has overseen special projects, strategic partnerships, campaigns, and branding efforts across North Texas for property management companies. Previous to real estate, she was a million dollar producer in healthcare business development. Judy is an active mother and finds pride in overseeing her energetic home of four children, as well as in her efforts to make Navigate Management Company a home for property owners.  She loves the North Texas lifestyle, cooking for friends and family, gardening and reading. She strives to make every place she works a thriving reflection of her own positivity. Welcome home to Navigate Management Company!
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Andrè Thirkield
Senior Property Coordinator
Andre is one of those guys! One of those guys that brightens the atmosphere when he enters the room. Andre has a vigorous background in sales and marketing and he also knows the DFW area better than most. His industry knowledge and easy going vibe make him a pleasure to work with.  Apart from Navigate Management Company, Andre enjoys family time with his wife and two daughters and is an avid sports fan.
David Baker-Rivera
Senior Leasing Coordinator
David is the unequivocal MVP on the NMC team. He is the first connecting point for our clients, and does an excellent job of sharing the vision of NMC. He is a graduate of The University of Southern California, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business. David's presence in the real estate industry has stemmed from his 10 years of property management, along with his 7 years of residential and commercial real estate sales. His uncanny industry knowledge has allowed him to be well versed in various aspects of business negotiations. David is a key component to the progression of Navigate Management Company and its prospective clients. In his past life he was a competitive gymnast, making it to the Olympic trials. He still enjoys being active, reading, and traveling.

John Myer
Business Development Coordinator
John's passion for leadership development and creating lasting connections is a perfect fit for what motivates our team at NMC. After completing his MBA, John began looking for an opportunity to transition from management and development in the non-profit sector to the vibrant DFW real estate industry. The rest, as they say, is history. His fingerprints can be seen all over the company as he integrates our vision into expanding NMC's service-oriented DNA throughout North Texas.
Luis Garcia
Property Coordinator
Luis is one of the major reasons why NMC is able to provide such a high standard of personal property management. His purposeful approach to customer service is precisely why our team is thankful Luis came all the way from Brooklyn, NY. When you meet him, you are immediately assured that his passion and drive will carry over into the way he carefully handles all aspects of what it means to be a property coordinator at NMC. It is also quite possible that Luis will quickly become one of your good friends because that is just how he makes people feel. If he is not doing everything he can to guarantee excellence in the management of your property, you will inevitably find Luis spending as much quality time as he can with his family and friends.
Leslie Tapia
Director of Renovations, Make-readies and Maintenance
Leslie has dedicated his life to service, something that we all labor in. His selfless dedication and devotion to his family has allowed him to learn the many ins and outs of truly providing that high level of customer service. With over 15 years in the service industry, his keen ability to dig deep and deliver on countless scenarios has built him to lead and manage in a capacity that is identical to the NMC vision. Managing teams of many numbers has equipped him with supreme skills in adaptability, communication, willingness, attentiveness, and execution. When you find him outside of the office, he is spending time with those friends and family members that he adores most. Some relishing hobbies he enjoys are cooking, salsa dancing, socializing, and life’s journeys.