Next Stage Solutions Announces an Innovative unCommon Contest with Multiple Winners

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Next Stage Solutions, Inc (NSS) launched an unCommon Contest by offering $50,000 worth of NSS financial services in exchange of a $5,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBS).

We are grateful to have been chosen by NSS to be the beneficiary of this unique and first-of-its-kind contest. This concept and model may be a new way to support not-for-profits in the future

Next Stage Solutions, Inc (NSS) launched an unCommon Contest by offering $50,000 worth of NSS financial services in exchange of a $5,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBS).

Ms. Rudi Scheiber-Kurtz, CEO of Next Stage Solutions, Inc. says “The flat economy has not only hurt small and medium sized companies, but also many not-for-profits.” NSS wanted to help a charity that has a track record in supporting children and families in New England. NSS chose BBBS for their commitment to youth. It is one of the largest adult- child mentoring organizations in the US and the Massachusetts Bay chapter serves over 2,500 youth in one-to-one relationships in over 155 cities and towns.

Ms. Wendy Foster, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay said "We are grateful to have been chosen by NSS to be the beneficiary of this unique and first-of-its-kind contest. This concept and model may be a new way to support not-for-profits in the future."

NSS also wanted to provide the ‘green-light’ for a company that has been holding back due to the lasting recession and lack of resources. The bearish economy and the lack of confidence in general and a hesitation by CEOs and business owners to move forward inspired NSS to do something about it in a positive way and end up with multiple winners. They see themselves as a leader and positive force in change.

Rudi said “NSS wants to have fun doing something different and a bit out of the box and most importantly we want to showcase our innovative thinking in doing good.”

This is a contest that has a multiplier effect in its outcome. Every contender by default becomes a ‘winner’ because it encourages the company to focus clearly on business strategy, a task long put on hold. There is a win for the Winner, a win for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay and a win for NSS. All the applicant has to do is fill out a proposal form with a project description of no more than 600 words and why this project is important.

All proposals are due Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6pm. Announcement and celebration of winner & charity will be Tuesday, Dec 14, 2010.

For more information and details about the contest and proposal visit the NSS contest webpage.

About Next Stage Solutions:
NSS was founded in 2002, offering financial consulting based in Lexington, MA. In 2009, NSS entered its own next stage going through a major business model change by broadening the financial expertise with a scalable model offering CFO/Controller-on-Demand services for private and public companies in all stages.

The NSS team has extensive experience in the full spectrum of finance, from the tactical side (ex. accounting, financial reporting, cost base accounting) to the more strategic side (ex. forecasting, risk management, cost benefit analysis) of finance. The team consists of A player financial advisors with experience stretching from start-ups to public companies. The team also brings operational, IT and management experience. Most have worked with international clients. To learn more about NSS, please visit nextstagesolutions.com/about/. You can also find NSS on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.                                                

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