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WOA is a professional and compassionate company with a demeanor that epitomizes our dedication to the family we serve.



The WOA Team


Jim Navarro

Jim Navarro, President | Chief Executive Officer

Jim Navarro has been a member of the City Council of Union City for the past twelve years.  Prior to this position, Jim was on the School Board for New Haven Unified School District.

Throughout his career as a public official, Jim maintains a strong personal and professional ethics.  A tenacious advocate of economic and social justice, he has maintained a powerful partnership with businesses, civic entities, and regional agencies to achieve maximum benefits for the city residents.  He believes that sound economic development programs will bring jobs and generate tax revenues. He has been a passionate and advocate for safe neighborhoods during his term as City Council Member and Vice Mayor of Union City.  He is committed to community safety, social justice and to the health and welfare of the city residents.

Jim retired in 2005 as an Aeronautic Engineer and returned to work and was working for NorthStar Memorial Group for nine years.  Jim held several positions while working for NorthStar Memorial.  These are:  Family Service Counselor, Apprentice Embalmer, Autopsy Assistant, Funeral Arranger, Project Management, Human Remain Transport and OSHA Requirement Safety Officer



Jeremy Gracey, VP of Operations

Jeremy is a father of three, with a BA degree in Human Development and minor in Business Relations. He brings a wealth of experience to the company having worked fifteen years in delivery logistics management, three years as a Sheriffs Deputy and two years as an EMT-D.

Work at WOA

The WOA Team is always on the lookout for new talent and people who are equally as passionate as we are about providing the very best service. Send us your resume at We are looking forward to hearing from you.