Next Street Announces New CEO

By December 5, 2017 News

Next Street is pleased to announce that Marina Linhart will succeed Jon Aram as the CEO of Next Street at the end of the year.

Marina brings deep strategic and financial expertise that spans our diverse client work. She joined Next Street in 2014 and has most recently been responsible for our New York market with a portfolio of small business programs and individual advisory clients, leading the team of 18 professionals. Prior to joining Next Street, Marina was with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Marina is passionate about working with enterprises, helping them grow through holistic advice and access to the network of resources that will enable them to thrive. At Next Street, Marina has advised both our enterprise clients as well as the broader ecosystem through the launch of new programs. Marina is a first generation American with a Bachelor of Science from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.

“I would like to thank Jon for his outstanding contribution to Next Street and, at a personal level his partnership, from the beginning of the firm.  I am delighted that Marina Linhart will be Next Street’s CEO and am looking forward to partnering with her in the years ahead as we continue our important work in America’s neighborhoods.”

-Tim Ferguson, Founder of Next Street


“Marina has been a phenomenal partner and huge part of Next Street’s growth over the past several years. She is a dynamic leader that is deeply respected by our clients, team members, and partners. I am excited that she will be leading the firm as CEO.”

-Jon Aram, Next Street CEO. Jon will continue as a Senior Advisor to the firm.


 “I am honored to be offered the opportunity to lead such a dynamic and unique organization. Jon has been a mentor to me and driving force for Next Street. I look forward to building on that tradition and charting a path for our next stage of growth.”

-Marina Linhart, Partner, Next Street