Who We Are

Our promise to you.

NextLevel insists on meaningfully contributing to the success of your organization. We will give you immediate access to proven executive talent and address your critical initiatives in a timely, effective manner. We will align ourselves with your needs, objectives and culture through a customized engagement structure, remaining flexible to ensure you receive the right amount of support. We will rapidly integrate into your operations, delivering expertise that enables positive change, accelerates the achievement of key initiatives, improves competitive positioning and reduces risk. Value creation will always be our priority.

A diverse team with depth and breadth of experience.

NextLevel is comprised of dozens of vetted, proven senior operating and financial executives and board members with an average of 20 years of C-suite experience in privately-held and public companies. Our diverse leadership experience globally with all types of businesses from start-ups to multi-nationals has prepared us to face many challenging situations with businesses in transition.

Leadership Experience

Our founding.

NextLevel was founded in Seattle in 2011 by Chuck Gottschalk and Bob Cranmer, and the firm quickly gained traction as one of the region’s fastest growing professional services firms. Today, NextLevel focuses on companies in transition across a broad range of markets and industries.


Where We Are

National reach. Global impact.

NextLevel serves clients nationally and internationally through its regional practices and its extended team of executives and affiliates. Contact us for more information about how NextLevel can serve your company.


  • “Pacific needed a ‘been there done that’ kind of financial executive to take several large projects off the controller’s plate and get them across the finish line. NextLevel provided the right person at the right time!”

    – Tim Price, CEO, Pacific Power Group