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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 of Next Level Now
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.

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Brandi Bonds - Managing Partner at Next Level Now
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.

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Deanna Thompson - Controller at Next Level Now
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.

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Outsourced CFOs

Brian McGettrick - CFO at Next Level Now
Brian McGettrick


Dan Plowden - CFO at Next Level Now
Dan Plowden


John Parins - CFO at Next Level Now
John Parins


Steve Payne - Next Level Now CFO
Steve Payne


Angela Tummons - CFO at Next Level Now
Angela Tummons


Outsourced Accounting

Jim Ryan - Accountant at Next Level Now
Jim Ryan


Brittney Cirinna - Accountant at Next Level Now
Brittney Cirinna


Rachel Billetter - Accountant at Next Level Now
Rachel Billetter


Laura Elder - Next Level Now Accountant
Laura Elder


Francesca Blanco - Accountant at Next Level Now
Francesca Blanco

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Ana Nolet - Controller at Next Level Now
Ana Nolet


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


Melissa Roberts - Next Level Now Accountant
Melissa Roberts


Kynda Rogers - Controller at Next Level Now
Kynda Rogers


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

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