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Next Step Enhances its Fintech Consulting Model

In response to a record number of core and digital banking system evaluations being launched, Next Step enhances its fintech consulting model and explains how it is delivering optimal client collaboration and efficiency.

ORLANDO, FL, March 3, 2021 - The pandemic crisis has been a catalyst for transformative initiatives for community banks and credit unions and Next Step has been at the forefront during this transformation. Equipped with an innovative model, Next Step positions its clients for success by enabling them to realize the advantages of technological advancements across all channels - with a particular focus on key enablers such as core and digital banking systems. Accelerating clients' core and digital strategies has and continues to be the driving force for Next Step.

Peter Jeye, Next Step's CEO, said "Never in our history has the industry been so embracing of major change. Our clients are not interested in maintaining status quo and we are helping them progress this vision by evaluating and transforming their digital and core system environments at an unprecedented speed to stay relevant and meet the changing needs of their customers/members."

According to Jeye, the Next Step fintech consulting model involves a new "collaborative" executive team structure that enables clients to enjoy the most efficient experience with the company's leadership team from the evaluation launch, through vendor selections and contracts, right through the successful conversion and implementation. "A great example is a testimonial from an active digital transformation client, who stated, 'I'm already a Next Step lifer,' this is what we work for every day - client advancement and satisfaction."

Jeye further explained that, with this model, client decision making is fast-tracked as Next Step's expert consultants work closely with the company's full leadership team every day to address client needs. "By design, we have no silos or process fractures to impact our clients as they progress through what are often the largest projects in their history. As an added benefit, our unique culture also appeals to the best consultants in the industry who want to join a truly special model and become strong advocates of our clients' technology interests."