The Next Phase Solutions Story

Next Phase Solutions, LLC, is a minority woman owned small business headquartered in Oviedo, Florida. We deliver technology and professional services to State, Local, and Federal government and to private entities. Our primary focus is on digital transformation and modernization through enterprise content management. With over 25 years of experience in content management, business analysis, project management, support, and training, 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 US, including the US Army. David brings a depth of knowledge of the industry and commitment to people that sets him apart from other solution providers.

Sam Wilsey, Director of Solutions

Sam has been involved in the Electronic Content Management (ECM) space since 2005. He has experience working from all sides of the ECM marketplace; as a vendor, value added reseller, and end user. He worked directly for Hyland Software as a leader in Tech Support, was the system administrator of multiple ECM solutions for customers, and has implemented dozens of solutions to optimize process efficiency using OnBase, AnyDoc, Brainware, Parascript, and Canon scanners. As Director of Solutions, Sam leads a team of dedicated professionals to deliver high quality solutions while focusing on continuous improvement.

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%

Solving with Simplicity


1221 East Broadway Street
Suite 1001
Oviedo, FL 32765

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