Prescient Solutions Captures Second Place in National “Beyond the Startup” Contest

SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS – January 19, 2015 ADP®, a global leader in human capital management (HCM) solutions, has announced that Prescient Solutions, a Chicagoland-based IT consulting company, won second place in ADP’s annual “Beyond the Startup” contest. This national competition recognizes ADP clients with between 50 and 250 employees who have successfully managed the complex challenges and key people management issues that can be part of growing beyond the startup phase.

“Moving beyond a startup is one of the most challenging aspects of managing a business,” said Anish Rajparia, president of Major Account Services at ADP. “This year’s winners stood out by showcasing their unique stories that helped them successfully navigate those challenges. We’re pleased to help these and all clients focus more on strategy and less on HR worries.”

Prescient’s award-winning nomination video – which received more than 20,000 votes from the public – highlights how ADP’s HR and employee communication support helps the company operate a unique business model, enabling it to be 100 percent virtual. Prescient’s employees provide onsite and cloud-based services to small, mid-sized and global organizations as well as government entities. As the second place winner, Prescient will receive a year of free services and products from ADP.

“ADP’s solutions are a key part of keeping our team connected – no matter where client needs take us,” said Jeff Scheper, chairman of Prescient Solutions. “They’ve helped us remain a virtual company as we grew from just four employees 18 years ago to more than 80 today. That business model is central to how we serve clients; the entire Prescient team is thrilled to be recognized for it.”

To participate in the Beyond the Start Up contest, eligible ADP clients were asked to submit a video that discussed the management issues their company encountered while growing past the startup phase and how ADP helped them navigate those challenges. The public was invited to vote for their favorite video and a senior leadership committee from ADP selected the three final winners from among the five videos that received the most votes.