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NeXus Consulting Group: Helping non-profit organizations and social enterprises maximize their social impact

June 19, 2014

TORONTO, ON – Since 2005 non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tions and social enter­pris­es who require man­age­ment con­sult­ing ser­vices have reached out to a team of MBA stu­dents at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toronto’s Rot­man School of Man­age­ment to help them max­i­mize their social impact.

NeXus offers afford­able, fee-based con­sult­ing ser­vices to sup­port a broad range of busi­ness needs at all the dif­fer­ent stages in the non-prof­it life­cy­cle, includ­ing plan­ning and start-up to increas­ing capac­i­ty and expan­sion.

The con­sul­tants, who are enter­ing the sec­ond year of the Rot­man Full Time MBA pro­gram, each bring a deep under­stand­ing of man­age­ment and busi­ness prac­tices, as well as their own expe­ri­ences in the pri­vate and pub­lic sec­tors in Cana­da, and inter­na­tion­al­ly, to the chal­lenges fac­ing their clients.

“At NeXus we are com­mit­ted to sup­port­ing non-prof­its in their busi­ness needs by devel­op­ing a deep under­stand­ing of their orga­ni­za­tion and the chal­lenges they face,” says part­ner Jane Park, who is joined this year on the NeXus team by Chelsea Omel and Jason Viss­ch­er.

Con­nect­ed not only to the Rot­man School’s world-renowned fac­ul­ty, the con­sul­tants are also sup­port­ed by men­tors and a board of direc­tors com­prised of fac­ul­ty and indus­try pro­fes­sion­als who pro­vide the best insights from the non-prof­it, busi­ness and aca­d­e­m­ic worlds.  Research by Rot­man fac­ul­ty is ranked 9th in the world by the Finan­cial Times.

“The 2014 NeXus team has a strong diverse back­ground in the social econ­o­my as well as strong busi­ness skills. They bring their many tal­ents to part­ner with clients to enhance their impact, “ notes Ann Arm­strong, a NeXus board mem­ber and the Social Enter­prise Ini­tia­tive Direc­tor at the Rot­man School.

Past NeXus clients include Alter­na Sav­ings, Food­Share and St. Andrew’s Church.

For more infor­ma­tion about the con­sult­ing ser­vices pro­vid­ed by NeXus, vis­it their web­site at


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Ken McGuf­fin
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Rot­man School of Man­age­ment
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to
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