NextStep Solutions Leadership

We have a passion for what we do



Built by a behavioral health expert and a PhD in artificial intelligence, NextStep has a simple, unwavering goal: to deliver the best, most user-friendly, and most flexible EHR technology for behavioral healthcare. We are passionate about supporting clinicians by providing the tools you need to seamlessly manage the clinical and business side of your practice, allowing you to focus on giving your clients the best possible care.


Our leadership team offers their knowledge, insights, and experience, so we can provide the best resources and technology to our customers. They empower team members to design and develop preeminent EHR solutions, so our clients can transform and grow their behavioral health practices as the industry moves towards value-based healthcare.

Darrin M. Hanna, Ph.D.

General Manager and CTO

Bethany Williams

SVP, Product

Meredith Cheryba

VP of Sales

Alisa Vaughn

VP of Operations

Mary Ellen Harris, Ph.D.

VP of Human Resources

Stephen D. Durham

Director of Software Engineering

Kristina Colligan

Product Director