Meet The Team

It is never too early to begin planning and organizing a path to success for your child's postsecondary education. This is where we come in.  We are here to guide you and your student through a customized search and planning process that will alleviate the anxiety and guesswork, and find the options that are most suited to your student's needs and future goals.

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Next Step College Admissions Planning, LLC

Professionally, Joanie spent many years in the business world in the field of acquisition and contract negotiations. Her passion for working with students and helping them to reach their college goals prompted her to shift careers. She has been successful in helping students gain admission to top colleges and universities as well as success with admission to the service academies. She is knowledgeable on the ROTC scholarship process and academic scholarship process. Educationally, she possesses an undergraduate degree in business as well as an MBA. In addition, she has earned her graduate level certificate in College Counseling from the University of California, San Diego.

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Next Step CAP, LLC

Lori’s passion for helping young people discover the “right” college match has successfully led her to guiding students in ROTC Scholarships, NCAA recruitment, and admissions to top tier Universities and Ivy Leagues. She often visits college campuses and admission officers to get a first-hand sense of their offerings. Her education is a BA in French Language and Literature from the University of Utah in addition to studying abroad.

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