About Us

NextBridge partners with you to create and execute pragmatic, sustainable
business solutions focused on building your organization and culture,
developing talent and navigating change.

About NextBridge

  • We focus primarily on the innovation-sector versus a one-size-fits-all approach to any company in any environment. Our clients are primarily in technology, life sciences, education and financial services.
  • Our firm has nearly 20 years of experience in these fields, powerfully combined with deep expertise in organizational design, change management, and talent development.
  • Our clients consistently tell us we think strategically, and deliver pragmatically.
  • We don’t deliver “canned” services. We tailor what we do for each client while leveraging proven tools and expertise to get results.
  • Clients also tell us we act like a partner, not a vendor.
  • We have always focused on addressing more than the current challenge. We help our clients develop change agility that becomes part of their organizational DNA. They can keep ahead of the curve by continuing to evolve their businesses over time. They can handle what comes their way.
  • We collaborate with our clients to create a bridge between ideas and performance, plans and results, today and the future.


Edith Onderick-Harvey | Managing Partner

Edith Onderick-Harvey is NextBridge’s managing partner. She is a widely-recognized consultant, speaker, and author. Throughout her career, Edith has specialized in working with clients to execute their current strategies while preparing for what’s ahead. In 1999, Edith founded the company under the name Factor in Talent and has served as its President. She previously served as a Partner in charge of marketing with Bridge Avenue Partners, Senior Consultant with Accenture, and in leadership roles at BankBoston (Bank of America) as well as Fidelity Investments.

Edith is the author of the Marshall Goldsmith endorsed book “Getting Real: Strategies for Leadership in Today’s Innovation-Hungry, Time-Strapped, Multi-Tasking World of Work.”

With a reputation for best-in-class, cutting edge solutions, Edith has been quoted in The New York Times, Human Resource Executive, American Executive, U.S. Business Review and CNN.com. She has published articles on effectively communicating change and managing talent pipelines as well as research about leadership in the next decade. Edith’s work with Harvard University is featured in The Conference Board publication “Evidence-based HR in Action.”

Jim Harvey | Partner

Jim is NextBridge’s partner responsible for product and business development. He has deep talent development experience across multiple industries, ranging from five-person technology start-ups to large global firms.  His roles have included Senior Director, Learning and Development at PNC Bank and Head of Talent Development for a global division of BNY Mellon.

Jim has an extensive background as a talent development innovator. He has developed multiple groundbreaking programs at all levels, including high potential programs and an executive development program that supported a major organizational restructuring.

As an early adopter of new performance approaches, Jim was one of SuccessFactors first 10 clients. More recently, he has leveraged action learning, virtual learning communities and other web-based approaches to development.  Jim has a passion for developing innovative products and services, where the focus is on integrating talent development into the actual work that people do.

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