June 6, 2019


nextAPM was started in 2018 out of a drive to help our clients find renewed success in their Asset Performance Management program. Many changes have occurred in the APM consulting space over the past few years reducing the direct support and partnership that our clients should demand from their service providers.

Our goal it to meet those needs and exceed expectations through integrity and dependable quality.

Nate Underwood

Managing Partner

Over 18 years Nate led Technical Consulting and Global Operations for Meridium’s Professional Services organization.  With GE Digital he served as Pricing Principle for the APM portfolio.  Nate has participated in and designed implementation project all over the globe utilizing his skills in data management and integration, requirements and scope development, program and project management, and solution design.  As a founding member and Managing Partner for nextAPM, Nate has a strong focus on simplifying technical implementation processes through automation and forging partnerships with clients making their success his top priority.

Brad Plaster

Partner and Technical Program Manager

Over Brad’s 20-year career in software, he led Meridium’s Technical Consulting and Process Management efforts to make delivery of APM easier and faster without sacrificing quality or client expectations.  Brad’s skills including requirements analysis, data migration and integration, project management, and business process improvement, have been employed on numerous APM implementations worldwide as he defined the best practices for his field.  With nextAPM, Brad brings the same focus with a mission to develop and deliver implementations and migrations with greater efficiency and higher quality.