Founded by Faith Kates & Joel Wilkenfeld, NEXT Management is known for discovering and propelling the world’s most recognizable models to stardom. NEXT has forged personal brands for an impressive roster of talent by building dynamic relationships with partners and ensuring long-lasting careers.
Proud to champion personality and diversity throughout the roster, clients know to come to NEXT’s expert management team for newcomers and supermodels with global recognition. NEXT secures meaningful endorsements across the board and provides visionary leadership with model and talent wellbeing at the core.
NEXT's diversity extends to both performers and creatives who entrust the company to support their international careers with authentic and strategic brand partnerships in fashion and beauty. In 2009, NEXT pioneered the launch of the first digital influencers management division and continues to work with the highest profile talent in the digital arena.
In 2015, NEXT partnered with Métier Creative, a digital creative marketing and branding agency co-founded Erin Kleinberg, formerly of The Coveteur. The partnership unites NEXT’s extensive network of top-tier influencers and their respective brand partners with Métier’s full creative marketing strategy service.
Faith Kates & Joel Wilkenfeld started their agency small and the company grew aggressively. With a 30+ year heritage, NEXT Management continues to grow business through creative energies, ideas and relationships.
NEXT Models is proud to represent an array of top international talent. Supermodels include; Anna Cleveland,Anok Yai, Arthur Kulkov, Binx Walton, David Agbodji, Grace Elizabeth, Grace Hartzel,Hiandra Martinez, Karmen Pedaru, Lineisy Montero, Selena Forrest, Ugbad, and Yuri Pleskun. Talent include icons Abbey Lee, Alexa Chung, Billie Eilish, Diggy Simmons, Diplo, Dua Lipa, Ella Hunt, Langley Fox Hemingway, Lana Del Rey, M.I.A. and Jeffrey Wahlberg.