Friday, June 5, 2015
Morgan Stanley Employees Have Contributed Over 56,000 Volunteer Hours in U.S. Strategy Challenge Since 2009
Morgan Stanley announced the completion of the seventh annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, a ten-week program in which top-performing Morgan Stanley employees provide pro-bono strategic advice to nonprofit organizations on mission critical challenges. This year, nine nonprofits participated in the program and Morgan Stanley teams presented final strategic recommendations for each nonprofit in a competition at Morgan Stanley’s New York headquarters on June 3.
The winner of the seventh annual U.S. Strategy Challenge was The Headstrong Project, an organization that helps post- 9/11 combat veterans recover from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related conditions. New York-based The Headstrong Project challenged its Morgan Stanley team to evaluate whether the organization should expand to another city and to identify the best location and process to implement that expansion. After performing extensive analysis, the Morgan Stanley team recommended expansion to San Diego, and presented an implementation plan for the coming year....