Next Management


NEXT Management is the leading global fashion management agency, connecting top talent in fashion and entertainment with prominent international brands. NEXT offices are located in New York, London, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Los Angeles and Miami.

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.

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; Abby Champion, Arthur Kulkov, Binx Walton, David Agbodji, Hiandra Martinez, Karmen Pedaru, Kit Butler, Lineisy Montero, Selena Forrest, Ugbad, and Yuri Pleskun. Talent includes icons Abbey Lee, Callie Reiff, Devon Windsor, Diggy Simmons, Diplo, Iman Perez, M.I.A., Jeffrey Wahlberg, and Younes Bendjima.