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Next Step Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary Serving the Community Banking and Credit Union Industry

ORLANDO, FL, May 11, 2020 – After entering the industry in 1995 as a core system conversion management company, Next Step celebrates twenty-five exceptional years of business. Peter Jeye, Next Step’s CEO and founder explains:

“We were just a handful of eager consultants when we started and, thankfully, our early clients put their trust in us. We have grown substantially since then and have loyal partnerships with great community banks and credit unions across the country.”

Trisa Wetzel, Next Step’s Executive Director of Operations who helped start the firm, states that “our team’s dedication to the success of our clients is unrelenting—we bring synergy that enables the best from all entities no matter how large the technology project or challenge”.

“We are passionate about making positive difference for our clients every day and remain very specialized. We thank every Next Step client for their partnership, support, and amazing commitment to success”, Linda Vick, Next Step’s Executive Vice President stated. Linda also helped launch the company twenty-five years ago.

About Next Step

Next Step provides complete core, digital banking, and key ancillary system selection, conversion management, and process improvement services for growing financial institutions. The company helps customer focused banks and credit unions not only select the right system but also achieve the best vendor agreement, an outstanding conversion, immediate positive customer impact, and the greatest efficiency from the new technology.


Ana Hidalgo

Business Development & Marketing

Next Step International, Inc.


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