January 4, 2016
Leaders in Computer-Based Certification Services Business Join Forces to Expand their Combined Assessment Solutions and Services Globally
Burbank, CA –January 04, 2016 – PSI Services LLC (PSI), a worldwide, industry-leading professional testing services provider to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies, today announced that they have acquired Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc. (AMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), in a stock purchase effective December 31, 2015.
Gary Smith, President of AMP and Executive Director of NBRC stated that, “NBRC and AMP have been looking for strategic partner opportunities with an organization that would be a good cultural fit. PSI’s client-centric customer service approach and high level of integrity perfectly fits with the long-standing AMP culture and core values. This is an important and timely transition for all of AMP’s clients and employees, as well as the NBRC, and we could not have done it without the incredible commitment PSI has shown to our stakeholder community. As the Executive Director of NBRC, I take great pride in what we have built over these past 30 years with AMP and look forward to a long lasting partnership with PSI.”
Greg Becker, Executive Vice President, PSI, said, “We look forward to partnering with Gary and his experienced team of professionals and we are excited about our strategic investment plans for Kansas City. AMP has a rich and successful history serving the credentialing marketplace that will help lead to a seamless transition for all those critical clients that PSI/AMP intends to embrace by offering even more cost effective services.”
“The AMP acquisition supports PSI’s expansion and growth plans as we look for strategic opportunities within our core market segments,” said Steve Tapp, President and CEO of PSI. “By joining forces with AMP, PSI is furthering its commitment to offering the most robust, full service, end-to-end testing solution in the industry. We look forward to the strategic growth opportunities that will result from this valued partnership.”
PSI provides various solutions through its multiple business channels including talent assessments (of job-seeking candidates as well as employee development programs), licensure testing and license management services (for government regulatory agencies), and certification credentialing services (for certifying bodies) worldwide. PSI offers clients various solutions to measure, assess and identify the skills, traits and abilities of individuals seeking jobs, licensure or certification credentials.
Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc. (AMP) provides certification organizations, government agencies, professional associations and private industry with innovative assessment and management solutions. With more than 30 years of experience and over 100 clients representing a wide range of professional occupations, AMP is dedicated to providing clients with “Technology That Works and People Who Care.” AMP is a private stock corporation located in the Kansas City metro area. AMP was incorporated in the state of Kansas in 1982 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). More information is available at www.goamp.com.
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, license management services and professional services. More information is available at www.psionline.com.
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Greg Becker, Executive Vice President
PSI Services LLC
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