The Next Phase Solutions Story

Next Phase Solutions is a technology consulting and services firm specializing in business process automation and data management. We provide end to end services resulting in solutions that make data, documents, and information accessible. We avoid the never-ending staffing model and instead deliver on schedule and budget.

Next Phase Solutions, LLC, is an 8(a) Asian American woman owned small business headquartered in Oviedo, Florida. We deliver technology solutions and professional services to State, Local, and Federal government and to private entities. Our primary focus is on digital transformation and modernization through automation. With over 25 years of experience, the team at Next Phase Solutions is driven to ensure our customer’s “next phase” is a success.

Leadership Team

Mary McKnight, CEO

Mary has diverse experience exploring all facets of organizational change through digital transformation. From transitioning public school systems from textbooks to electronic content to taking courtrooms paperless, Mary has influenced and implemented a broad array of digital modernization success stories. Mary has over a decade of experience delivering solutions for a variety of government entities and has lead mutiple professional services organizations. Mary became CEO of Next Phase Solutions in 2018. Her ability to focus on detail while simultaneously exploring the big picture provides executive direction to the team.

David Godiksen, President

A small business owner since 1997, David has spent his career learning what people need and helping them get it. Whether working in public or private sector, David’s proven ability to identify root cause issues and offer nimble solutions to solve them has built long-term relationships founded on trust and respect. David implemented paperless solutions for over 15 county governments in Florida during the 2000s and grew beyond Florida to implement solutions throughout the country. David brings a depth of knowledge of the industry and commitment to people that sets him apart from other solution providers.

Vince Hanson, Vice President of Sales

Vince joins NPS with 20 years of leadership experience with enterprise software, professional services integration, and software-as-a-service companies. He is a change agent in recognizing customer’s needs, leading  organizations to respond with solutions that drive value, and unifying teams to execute on strategic vision.  Over the last decade, Vince has championed the launch of new solutions in both the public and private sector including innovations for electronic signatures, statewide case management, online dispute resolution, evidence management, and the automation of hundreds of business processes.

Sam Wilsey

Sam Wilsey, Vice President of Solutions

Sam is responsible for the delivery of innovative solutions to customers that help drive efficiency and process improvements.  His deep desire to help others has focused his career on leading teams to produce better outcomes for customers through digital transformation, process automation, and application integration.  His passion is to share the benefits of hardware and software systems working in harmony to make businesses more profitable, employees more effective, and the use of technology solutions better for all.

Gabriel Russo, Director of Data Engineering

Gabe has implemented systems to manage, transform and leverage data since 2004. As an early member of Hyland Software’s Conversion Services, his technical leadership and individual contributions influenced Hyland’s methodology and approach to solving challenges unique to migrating content.  He has deep experience converting content into OnBase from more than 30 unique ECM products and is responsible for converting more than 2 billion documents into OnBase systems.  Gabe’s desire to deliver excellence and his technical acuity coalesce into an unrelenting force which helps create exceptional outcomes for Next Phase customers. 

Core Values

Next Phase Solutions has intense dedication to our core values.  This is what our corporate culture and customer relationships are built upon.

  • Trustworthy 100% 100%
  • Resolute 100% 100%
  • Ambitious 100% 100%
  • Nimble 100% 100%
  • Personable 100% 100%


1221 East Broadway Street
Suite 1001
Oviedo, FL 32765

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