NextPower Digital Assets

We power your team’s next steps.

What We Do

NextPower is a full service firm ready to support every stage of your team’s evolution. Our consultants have deep experience in all aspects of the employee journey and drive success throughout your business’s lifecycle from first hire to after exit.

Talent Acquisition

Our talent acquisition group flexes to meet your needs through our fully outsourced recruiting teams or bespoke hiring services. With a focus on delivering predictable results through team alignment, process improvement, metrics reporting and talent strategy innovation, we work with you to find the best people for your team.
  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)
  • Full Cycle hiring
  • Sourcing support
  • ATS/Tool implementation
  • Training
  • Employer Brand optimization
  • Leadership recruiting

Talent Management

Excellence in Human Resources requires experience. Our consultants have deep backgrounds in critical areas from developing onboarding programs and effective feedback practices to HR Technology stack selection and implementation, compensation plan design, leadership coaching and beyond. By driving a talent management strategy that is aligned with your business strategy, we deliver results.
  • Fractional/Interim CHRO
  • HR Program implementation
  • HR Process optimization
  • HR Tech stack selection
  • Compensation planning
  • Management Coaching
  • Compliance auditing
  • Benefit Program implementation

Talent Transitions

Exiting employees with dignity is mission critical for organizations. Professional outplacement services provide individuals with the skills to take the next step in their careers while also limiting risk for their current employers. We provide full service support for employee transitions that include job search coaching, interview training and upskilling to help them find their next role.
  • Organization redesign
  • Talent outplacement

“(NextPower) has been an invaluable resource for both Lightspeed and our portfolio companies. They have served as interim CHROs, developed and run training programs, and consulted on critical HR projects. Look no further for a go-to HR consulting network.”

"I've witnessed firsthand the transformative impact of KC on our talent acquisition strategy. Their collaboration has been instrumental in overhauling our hiring processes, making them more efficient and effective. With their expertise, we've developed a compelling employer brand and implemented robust metrics for continuous improvement. This partnership has not only streamlined our recruitment but has also markedly increased our appeal to top-tier talent. Their reliable, thoughtful approach and reasonable costs have been key in achieving these outstanding results, making them a vital ally in our company's growth."

"I wholeheartedly endorse the team for their strategic talent advice and systems implementation at Udemy. Their expertise in sourcing and hiring top talent in Product, Design, and Engineering was transformative, driving a 300% increase in sourcing and interviewing activities, and cutting our time to hire by half. Their streamlined approach not only optimized our processes but also aligned perfectly with our company culture, making them an invaluable asset to our organization."

NextPower consultant experience includes:

Our Leadership

Kevin Kinkor, CEO

Kevin Kinkor has more than 20 years of experience in building and leading world class Talent Acquisitions functions including roles in legendary venture backed businesses such as BrightEdge, Facebook and Pandora. In the past decade, Kevin built Kinkor Consulting into one of the top recruiting firms in Silicon Valley and is now CEO of NextPower, a firm delivering full service People solutions including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management and Talent Transition practice areas. Kevin also leads PeopleTech Talent, a network of senior recruiting leaders focused on innovation.

Roslyn Fogarty, Principal

Roslyn has 20+ yrs experience building, developing and leading all key areas of Human Resources. The last four years have been spent consulting with startups, mid size companies, and venture capital firms helping them to build strong foundations for the People function, scale their People teams, and advise company leadership. Clients have included: Rinse, OfficeEngine, Netlify, Nextdoor, Cleo, GRIP Institute, Upstart, G2i, Endpoint\ Health, Unit, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Mayfield Fund.

Tara Donovan Young, Learning & Development

Tara is an experienced learning and development leader who partners with stakeholders to design, build and implement learner-centered experiences that empower people to grow. Her background includes creating global leadership programs in startup and Fortune 100 organizations. M.Ed. in Instructional Design. Certified Executive Coach.

Scott Faverty, Operating Partner

Scott has more than a decade of experience in senior leadership roles focused on Customer Experience and two decades of experience building businesses in a range of industries.  He was a founding member of teams at Small Improvements, Tribute and serves in advisory roles for a range of high growth startups.  Scott is keenly focused on developing world class experiences for customers along with an empathetic approach to the human side of business.


Cara Brennan Allamano, Advisor

Cara has deep experience scaling HR operations, recruiting, learning & development and workplace at fast-moving, global companies. Prior to joining Lattice as Chief People Officer, she was SVP of People at both Udemy (UDMY) and Planet Labs (PL) and previously served in HR leadership roles at Pinterest (PIN), Efficient Frontier – now Adobe, Young and Rubicam, and Knight Ridder, among others. Cara is also co-founder of PeopleTech Partners, a network of HR leaders working to bring new HR/recruiting technologies to market.

Katie Kinkor, Advisor

Experienced Co-Founder, Investor and Talent Leader with a specialization in high growth tech startups. Strong business development professional with a Master of Arts (M.A.) focused in International Relations from University of Limerick.

Justin Allamano, Advisor

With a deep background in law, real estate, venture capital, startups, and business operations, Justin has served as a served in part as a force multiplier and trusted advisor to CEOs or senior leadership. 

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