Behind the Scenes with Manchester Branch Manager, Scott Cummings

Next step is fortunate to have professionals who are both expertly skilled and extremely caring. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care on every level and getting to know our clients very well. We’d like to help you get to know our team too!

Please meet Scott Cummings, a 30-year industry veteran who has been in the Next Step family for fourteen years and wears many hats! In addition to being a certified prosthetist and orthotist, Scott is also the Branch Manager for our Manchester, NH office with many other duties as well. Here is a little bit more about Scott from a recent Q&A session:

What is your primary role/responsibility?

My primary role at Next Step is to provide care to those with limb loss.  I also perform various administrative, planning, and supervisory duties consistent with my managerial position.  As the Next Step compliance officer, I need to make sure that we remain current on our accreditation, certification, and regulatory requirements. Lastly, I function as the point person for interns, job shadows, and other visitors who frequently spend time at Next Step to fulfill educational requirements or to learn more about the prosthetic profession.

Why did you choose to go into this field?

I thought it would be an exciting and interesting way to help people in need.  It allows me to combine problem solving, art, and science on a daily basis.

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