NextStep Solutions Leadership

We have a passion for what we do



Built by a behavioral health expert and a PhD in artificial intelligence, NextStep Solutions 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.


The NextStep Solutions 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 behavioral health focused EHR solutions, so our clients can transform and grow their behavioral health practices as the industry moves towards value-based healthcare.

Mike Ressel

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Darrin Hanna, Ph.D.
Chief Architect

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Alan Horton

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Stacy Kilgore

Dan Feiten, MD
Chief Medical Officer

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Mark Richards

Gretchen Ellis Kotek
Senior VP of Product

Alisa Vaughn, CMPE
Senior VP of Operations

Elizabeth Feliciano
VP of Revenue Cycle Management

Jennifer Higgins

Jennifer Higgins
VP of Client Experience

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Kate Lunt
VP of Marketing

Bharath Perugu
VP of Product Delivery