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Our Team

Next Level Now was founded in 2002 by Ken Peterson. Ken saw a need for financial guidance of small-to-mid size businesses. He has seen firsthand the value it can bring to have a CFO on your management team.

Our Story, From Start to Finish

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There Was A Need

Ken started Next Level Now in 2002 out of  a need to provide small to mid-size companies the strategic, key financial information and CFO tools to make better informed and proactive decisions for an organization’s future growth.

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A Team Approach

The team philosophy at Next Level Now gives us an upper hand in the ever changing businesses of our clients. We work as a team to solve issues on behalf of our clients and are not afraid of rolling up our sleeves and really diving in. The team aspect makes us a strong group of CFOs ready to work for your organization.

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Making A Difference

Our track record speaks for itself. We have made positive contributions on our clients' behalf and are ready to bring your business to the next level. Read some of the accolades from current and past organizations we have worked with.

Kenneth Peterson President & Founder

Kenneth Peterson

President & Founder

Ken is known for his bold yet practical approach to business finance, challenging clients to make tough decisions for the good of their organizations for over two decades. Ken has seen firsthand, the good, the bad and the ugly. Ken, a natural leader, has brought together a solid team of Chief Financial Officers who are passionate about what they do and have the knowledge to be very effective.

Brandi Bonds Managing Partner

Brandi Bonds

Managing Partner

Brandi believes meeting the needs of clients starts with truly understanding the challenges they face. She knows how to ask the tough questions and digs deep to discover the best solutions. Brandi is a passionate CFO who helps teams reach their strategic goals and initiatives. She is also an IMA board member.

Deanna Thompson - Controller at Next Level Now
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Deanna Thompson

Corporate Controller

Deanna has over 25 years of experience in software, manufacturing, insurance, and retail. She is passionate about making calculated management decisions based on providing concise financial information. With her vast experience in startups, implementation, and detailed financial analysis, she prides herself on accurate & timely reporting to meet and exceed the expectations of her clients.

Sonja Pomerleau

VP Sales

Sonja has over 15 years of experience in consulting and enterprise software sales. She has led sales teams and vendor relationships and enjoys watching people and partner relationships flourish. Before entering the consulting world, Sonja was a journalist for local newspapers. Her curious nature lended itself to consulting and sales, where she thrives off learning about a company’s growth story, goals, and blockers.

Outsourced CFOs

Scott Blackman
Scott Blackman

CFO

Rob Mattes - CFO at Next Level Now
Rob Mattes

CFO

Brian McGettrick CFO
Brian McGettrick

CFO

John Parins CFO
John Parnis

CFO

Michael Taetzsch - CFO
Mike Taetzsch

CFO

Outsourced Accounting

Laura Celestial
Lara Celestial

Accountant

Peggy DeWig
Peggy DeWig

Controller

Antonio Duro
Antonio Duro

Controller

Laura Elder - Next Level Now Accountant
Laura Elder

Accountant

Jamaica Eslava - Controller at Next Level Now
Jamaica Eslava

Controller

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Julie Ferraz

Controller

Tom Guerette
Tom Guerette

Controller

Jobelle
Jobelle Jovenir

Accountant

Eunice Limpin
Eunice Limpin

Accountant

John-Michael Luskevich - Accountant at Next Level Now
John-Michael Luskevich

Controller

John Vincent Mejia
John Vincent Mejia

Accountant

Kim Nguyen - Controller
Kim Nguyen

Controller

Ana Nolet - Controller at Next Level Now
Ana Nolet

Controller

Melissa Roberts - Next Level Now Accountant
Melissa Roberts

Accountant

Jim Ryan - Accountant at Next Level Now
Jim Ryan

Accountant

Gail Somers, Controller
Gail Somers

Controller

Cilan Sptero
(Cilan) Chris Sotero

Accountant

Thamesis
Thamesis Tulda

Accountant

Let us work hard for your business bringing you to the next level – where you want to be

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