Press Releases

Press Releases – 1994 to Present
(In Chronological Order)

Our business is built on relationships with our customers, employees, and with the communities where we live and work. We are committed to keeping those relationships strong by communicating openly about our business practices, being transparent about our performance, and remaining accountable for our conduct. We take that responsibility very seriously.


PST and Dale Carnegie to attend Berkeley Chamber “Business Connect”

Posted on 20 Feb 2017
PST and Dale Carnegie will be at the Berkeley Chamber “Business Connect” event tomorrow!  Dale Carnegie will be giving a 30 minute workshop on Networking and PST will be represented with a booth at the event!  Come join us and connect with other local businesses and leader

PST Granted Extended Period of Performance for GSA Contract

Posted on 09 Feb 2017
PRESS RELEASE – February 8, 2017 General Service Administration has granted PST, Inc. of Charleston, SC a new period of performance for GSA Schedule Contract GS-35F-0372M. The new period is April 1, 2002 through March 31, 2022. Eligible Users can view the approved courses and pricing

Zakis Accepted to Leadership Berkeley 2017

Posted on 08 Feb 2017
Lisa Zakis was chosen to participate in the Leadership Berkeley class of 2017! Leadership Berkeley is a 10-month program designed to connect business and community leaders with local and state leaders to determine the needs of Berkeley county for continued and sustained growth and pro

VP of Training & Marketing for PST, Inc. speaks at Fire Chief’s Association

Posted on 02 Apr 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2015 Kim Holcombe, Vice President of Training & Marketing spoke at a recent meeting of the Charleston County Fire Chiefs Association. Kim Holcombe is a certified instructor for Microsoft office courses and Adobe applications. Holcombe has over 25 years

Tugwell to Present at Charleston County Business Workshop

Posted on 02 Apr 2015
Charleston County Governments Contracts and Procurement Department announces a free workshop for small business owners. The workshop will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on April 23rd, in the Countys Lonnie Hamilton, III Public Services Building located at 4045 Bridge View Drive in Nort

Paul Connerty Joins PST

Posted on 02 Jan 2015
Paul L. Connerty joins the PST, Inc. team to develop new business, support existing customers, expand into new markets and increase brand awareness. Paul is an experienced executive with over thirty years of professional management service in the public and private sector.   Paul

Tugwell Recognized for Outstanding Leadership

Posted on 02 Dec 2014
Ingrid Tugwell, CEO of PST, Inc. selected as a woman of outstanding leadership by The International Womens Leadership Association. Ms. Tugwell was selected for her contribution to her family, career, and community. Ms. Tugwell has spent 23 years building business and philanthropy rela

PST Promotes Employees

Posted on 02 Dec 2014
KIM HOLCOMBE has been named Vice President of Training & Marketing. Kim has been with PST, as Director of Training, since 2008. She oversees the application training, soft skills training, curriculum selection and development, online learning, and marketing efforts for PST. LISA Z

PST Launches New Logo

Posted on 02 Sep 2014
PST, Inc. recently launched a newly re-designed logo, one that better represents the company’s evolution over the years. “We are not just a training center anymore,” CEO and owner Ingrid Tugwell said. “Even after 22 years in the Charleston area building long-te

PST Profiles In Business – August 2014

Posted on 02 Sep 2014
PST is featured in the Charleston Regional Business Journals 2014 Profiles in Business publication. PST Profiles In Business

PST Participates in OSMBA Trade Fair

Posted on 02 Mar 2014
PST participated in the OSMBA Trade Fair on March 25, 2014. OSMBA, Governors Office of Small and Minority Business Assistance, is the States advocate for South Carolinas small, minority and women-owned businesses. The Trade Fair gave PST the opportunity to showcase the company to hund

Tugwell to Serve on Virginia College Business 2014 Advisory Board

Posted on 02 Mar 2014
Ingrid Tugwell has been invited to attend and become a member of the Virginia College Business Advisory Board for the 2014 school year. Being a member of Virginia Colleges Advisory Board is a great opportunity to continue to shape the future of the community. The main purpose of Virgi

Lou Vega Joins PST

Posted on 02 Jan 2014
Press Release – for immediate distribution January 2014 Lou Vega has joined PST, Inc. as a Technical Specialist. Lou spent the last 30 years dissecting computer software, networking and hardware systems, as well as analyzing how best to keep other people from compromising comput

PST Awarded State Contract

Posted on 02 Oct 2013
PST Awarded State Contract for South Carolina Region 5 PRESS RELEASE – October 9, 2013 PST Computer Training, Inc. of Charleston, SC has been awarded the Statewide Term Training Contract by the State of South Carolina for Region 5. The contract award specifies PST as the trainin

PST Partners with Palmetto Youth Connections

Posted on 02 Jun 2013
PST has partnered with Palmetto Youth Connections to deliver social media training to youth participants looking to develop a professional profile online. Social Media is a cutting edge tool that youth will learn to use effectively to make a great first impression to any potential emp

PST to Participate in the 2013 Business Expo

Posted on 02 May 2013
PST will be participating in the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo presented by CresCom Bank. The Business Expo will take place: Tuesday, May 21 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Charleston Area Convention Center (Exhibit Hall B)

Tugwell Serves on Virginia College Business Advisory Board

Posted on 02 Apr 2013
Ingrid Evans Tugwell is nominated as a member of the Virginia College Business Advisory Board for the 2013 school year. As a valued professional in the Business Community, she will continue to shape the future of our community. Her insight, expertise and recommendations will assure th

PST Partners with Training Concepts

Posted on 02 Apr 2013
PST is excited to partner with Training Concepts to provide IT training certification programs at our Charleston facility in the near future using VA EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS. All VA educational resources can be utilized such as the Post 9/11 GiBill (Chapter 33), VRAP, Montgomery GiBill (

Ingrid Tugwell speaks at SC GMIS Leadership Summit in 2013

Posted on 02 Apr 2013
Ingrid Tugwell recently spoke at the SC GMIS and PMI Charleston Event on April 2, 2013. Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Employees was Ingrids focus. If you would like to check out that presentation, it can be found here.

PST volunteers at Berkeley High School Forensic Speech Competition

Posted on 02 Nov 2012
PST was honored to be a part of the first Forensic Speech Competition hosted at Berkeley High School on November 17, 2012. Ingrid Tugwell volunteered her time as a judge in each of the 4 competitive rounds. Brooke Fetty volunteered her talents as event photographer.

PST Volunteers at the Dream Center

Posted on 02 May 2012
PST was given the opportunity to team up with Roper St. Francis and bring Computer/ Internet Basics training to the Dream Center in North Charleston. Basic computer knowledge and how to navigate on the internet is discussed, though the focus is on providing skills to help those with l

Tugwell to speak at the 2012 SC GMIS Leadership Summit

Posted on 02 Apr 2012
The South Carolina chapter of Government Management Information Sciences has invited Ingrid Tugwell to speak at their 2012 Leadership Summit on April 10. Ms. Tugwell will speak on both Emotional Intelligence and Generational Differences. For more details visit

GSA Contract GS-35F-0372M Extended

Posted on 02 Mar 2012
PRESS RELEASE – March 20, 2012 General Service Administration has granted PST, Inc. of Charleston, SC a new period of performance for GSA Schedule Contract GS-35F-0372M. The new period is April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2017. Eligible Users can view the approved courses and pric

Lisa Abdon Joins PST

Posted on 02 Apr 2011
Lisa Abdon serves as the Customer Service Administrator at PST. Lisa has over 14 years experience in the customer service industry and always strives to provide the highest level of service to the customers and staff of PST. She earned an Associate in the Arts from Trident Technical C

PST Now Offers MTA and Intuit Exams

Posted on 02 Apr 2011
PST is now offering to the following exams through Certiport. If interested in scheduling your exam, please contact PST at 843-529-0098 or Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) MTA certification validates fundamental knowledge in IT and Database Administration and