Each individual has a right to equitable access to pursue higher education.
This is our belief, and this belief fuels our pursuits as a contributing member of the higher education community. Next Gen Web Solutions’ mission is to create and manage applications and services which allow individuals to more easily access their goal of a higher education.
To do this, Next Gen collaborates with industry participants to design award-winning software and web services designed to solve problems in creative ways. By listening to our customers and watching for emerging trends, we strive to deliver ever-increasing value to each client. With a dedicated staff that adheres to strong moral and ethical principles, Next Gen recognizes the importance of customer satisfaction and operates with high standards of achievement.
Founded in 2008, Next Gen is an employee-owned Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) corporation that develops, owns and exclusively distributes higher education efficiency solutions. Serving more than 600 colleges and universities across the country, our product suites are designed to provide access to information and opportunities for students while enhancing the experience and value they see from our client institutions.
6821 Southpoint Drive North
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Outside of work, Taige plays tennis, rides her beloved horse Millie, has an immense passion for dog and farm animal rescue initiatives, and cherishes any moments she can spend with her family.
Jim’s entrepreneurial spirit is inspired by his family’s long line of entrepreneurs. When not at Next Gen, he enjoys spending time with his son.
Chris lives in Colorado with her husband, young son, and their rescue dogs, Roxey and Gunnar.
When not serving members of the Higher Education community, Freshonda enjoys spending time with family and friends, couponing, and engaging in extracurricular sports and activities with her daughter.
Sharon is the proud mom of twins, and shelter rescue dogs Scout and Skip. She enjoys taking family vacations with her husband and kids.
Outside of work, family is #1 in Dianne’s life. Her daschund Rocky often takes center stage. Kansas City is a great place to call home and she loves the passion around sports teams in her home town, especially the University of Kansas basketball. “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!”
Lynne is a native Southern Californian and resides in Los Angeles with her husband Doug, daughter Avelina and two retired racing Greyhounds, George and Ellie. She can often be found pursuing one of her favorite activities – running 10k’s and half marathons – in an attempt to counteract her love of food festivals!
Deb graduated from San Francisco State University and lives in Southern California with her husband Joe, son Sam and Wuggly, a rescued Chihuahua. In her free time, you will find Deb working as a musical director and keyboardist for theatrical productions throughout Southern California in addition to volunteer work for the Opera Theater program at California Baptist University.
When not busy assisting clients and leading our talented support team, Tara enjoys raising her four beautiful children. Her outside passions include various musical projects, as well as fitness and running. Tara is a marathon finisher and continues to train for future races.
Tim enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 sons, is an avid runner an enjoys playing tennis. He coaches youth baseball and sits on the board of the Middleburg Athletic Association.
Reed spends most of free time expanding his photography knowledge, creating original music and spending time with his family and friends.
Mako graduated from McGill University with a degree in Computer Science. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, getting out on the golf course and staying active. During lunch he can be seen running the side streets of Jacksonville.
Tim spends most of his free time going on adventures with his 5 year old son.
Martin attended Florida State College, Jacksonville. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time at the beach with his wife and three children, and teaching people about the Bible.
Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and a Master of Science in Management from Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs. Besides technology Steve’s other passions include exploring new international locations with his family and taking in musical performances of his favorite bands.
Pedro has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Computer Design) from the University of North Florida and a degree of Computer Programming and Analysis Client/Server Programming from Florida State College. He also enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and playing soccer.
Jonathan has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of North Florida. When not at work, he enjoys going to the driving range, fishing, and watching movies.
Michael majored in Music and Computer Science at Howard University, where he played drums for the Showtime marching band. In his free time Michael enjoys being a sports fan, a foodie, playing chess, and spending time with his family.
Brett graduated from the University of North Florida, Jacksonville. Outside of work he enjoys spending his free time rock climbing, cycling, and writing/composing music.
Baker is attending the University of Florida, pursuing a BS of Computer Science. In his free time, he enjoys creating music, fishing, and spending time with his son.
Outside of work, you will likely find Becca gardening or working her way through all the antique shops in western Nebraska for ‘projects’ to work on.
Outside of work, Justin enjoys exercising, being outdoors, and spending quality time with his family, friends, and his pug named Lily.
In Julie’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, and friends. Julie also enjoys traveling, running, and is passionate about serving others.
Outside of work, Tito spends most of his time enjoying life in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife, Elishia, 3 young boys, Asher, Oren, and Ronen, and their rescued black lab, Stella. When he’s not spending time with the family or working on his never-ending honey-do list, Tito enjoys cooking, watching YouTube videos on cooking, and reading classic fiction stories like Journey To the Center of the Earth, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, From the Earth To The Moon…his favorite author is Jules Verne.
Amy enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. She stays busy playing billiards, golf and traveling when she can. Amy and her husband are proud parents of their 4-legged children: 2 dogs and 3 cats.
Outside of work and school, Ryan enjoys playing volleyball, basketball, exercising, traveling and spending quality time with friends and family.
When Sarah is not at work, she loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, is an avid runner and is enjoying learning to cook.
When he is not working, Josh enjoys spending time at the park with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys fishing, and playing paintball.
Shannon has a passion for fostering shelter dogs, playing video games, watching movies and NFL football. But his greatest loves are his two children. He loves taking them on adventures and staying active.
Misty makes her home in Las Vegas, NV where she was born. She loves to spend time with her family, especially taking her two young children on adventures. You can also find her trying out new restaurants (especially steakhouses) and keeping a ranked list with her boyfriend, Devan. She is also an avid fan of the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team.
Next Gen is dedicated to student success and supporting the next generation of software developers, entrepreneurs and business leaders. These are the young professionals working with us, while pursuing their educational goals!
Outside of work, Lyric is heavily involved with dancing. She loves her dog Louie and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Besides work, Justin enjoys playing soccer and is a part of the Franklin County Marching Band. He also likes to play video games and hanging out with friends.
Abby joined the NextGen team in April 2020 as a Product Analyst. She is a Senior at University of North Georgia pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology as well as a minor in Criminal Forensics. She hopes to obtain a career in a research lab post-graduation.
When Abby is not in class or working, she enjoys lifting weights and being outside with her friends. She also enjoys music, video games, and reading in her free time.
Outside of school, Sebastian is an avid skateboarder as well as a surfer and the seasonal snowboarder. He hopes to align his passion for board sports with his goal of becoming a professional cinematographer.