Navigator Management Partners, a consulting firm based in Columbus, Ohio, has opened an office in Raleigh.

Navigator offers project management, business process design and software implementation services.

The Raleigh office is run by Jason Butler, who is the firm’s director of consulting services. Butler has more than 12 years of technology industry experience. Before joining Navigator he worked for 10 years at IBM Global Business Services.

Navigator employs 37 people.

“Similarities between the Columbus and Raleigh markets as well as the addition of key personnel will allow Navigator to provide world-class consulting services to and create significant value for clients in the Raleigh market,“ said David Schoettmer, the firm’s president.