What is "Next Level"?

"The concept of Next Level can be best described by this quote:

“Greatness is not a function of circumstance.

Great, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline.”  

-Jim Collins, Author of the Bestselling book Good to Great


Next Level – is a paradigm shift of not only being “A Good organization” but being “A Great organization.” 

If your organization is ready for the Next Level, then our team is prepared to partner with you to provide solutions, promote growth and drive results.


Every client will receive the best experience from start to finish with innovative "Next Level" services.


We will deliver the highest quality of services and programs that will take our clients to the "Next Level" to drive better results.


We will be a trusted partner by providing solutions and development tools that will take our clients to the "Next Level" of greatness.

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Meet The Founder

Development Strategist


Founder and President of

Next Level Training Solutions Group, LLC

Tina E. Gilbert from Little Rock, Arkansas has over 25 years of experience of designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating training solutions. She is an interactive workshop leader, facilitator, leadership coach, and author. 

From the time she was a child, Tina had a dream to help others discover and fulfill their potential in life. After graduating from the University of Central Arkansas with her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Marketing, she continued her education at Webster University and received her Master of Arts in Management Leadership.

In 2011 her life-long dream came true as she became the founder and president of Next Level Training Solutions Group, which offers high-quality training, workshops on various topics, and organizational development services. Tina's mission is to add value to the lives of others, to help organizations develop their employees, and promote growth. 

Abby Foster

Founder Ahnimisha Consulting, LLC

Leadership Development

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Abby Foster, founder of Ahnimisha Consulting, LLC is a professional coach and master facilitator with over 25 years of corporate and nonprofit experience. Abby is known for her ability to connect with individuals and organizations creating an open engaging environment where they gain the knowledge, insights, and skills to reach their full potential.


Before launching Ahnimisha Consulting, Abby held several senior leadership positions in high-profile companies, building a repertoire for leadership and team building with domestic and global roles in the Energy, Manufacturing, Consulting, and HR Outsourcing industries. Former consulting and corporate roles include the following:

  • Deloitte Consulting – Director, Human Capital Consulting practice

  • Exult, Inc. – Corporate Director and V.P. of Client Sales and Accounts

  • Baker Hughes, Inc. – Team Lead, Global Redesign/Shared Services Development



Abby is a SHRM-SCP [Society for HR Management, Senior Certified Professional], certified Birkman® Consultant, and holds certifications in the DISC® and MERIT® Profile assessment tools. She holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Accounting from Southern Arkansas University (with CPA certification [exempt] from the TSBCPA), and a Certificate for Non-Profit Management from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Lakisha Harper Bradley


Diversity Equity & Inclusion Development

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Lakisha Bradley is the Executive Director and Founder of MY-T-BY-DESIGN Therapeutic Art Studios located in Fayetteville, AR.  Has over 16 years of experience working for the world’s largest retailer, training and development, Human Relation, and Store Operations. Lakisha has a blended background that she infuses her creativity and her passion for people to help other grow, develop and learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Lakisha's blended background has given her a solid foundation to successfully operate her own business as well as, educate and mentor adults, children, and teens on the importance of having essential life skills all with art! She offers several programs that focus on empowering individuals and the community and how to be inclusive where everyone thrives.

Lakisha has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from Webster University and is currently pursuing her license in Counseling with an emphasis in Play Therapy at John Brown University. She is a JBU Adjunct Professor and Assistant Coordinator for Minority Student Care with the JBU Office of Diversity.

She recently was the 2020 recipient of the Leading with Excellence Entrepreneurship award for the Northwest Arkansas area and continues to serve her community. Her mission is helping people see their value and know their worth using art.

Alliance Partners

We are proud to serve alongside each of our partners.  We have selected accomplished consultants from various industries who specialize in areas that can take the success of our clients to the Next Level.

Lori Fisher Furnell

Former Director of Talent Acquisition

Walmart, Inc.

Recruitment Development

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Ronetta J Francis

Founder and CEO Francis Dynamics Consulting Group

Human Resources & EEO Compliance

Read Ronetta's Bio

Leon Higgins

Sr. Facilitator for L2 Next Level Leadership Consultant Team 

Leadership Development

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Vontifany Johnson

Senior Organizational Development Consultant

Arkansas Children's

Diversity Equity & Inclusion Development

Read Vontifany's Bio