PSI Services LLC Acquires Performance-Based Selection, Ltd (PBS)

Leaders in Talent Assessment and Computer-Based Testing join forces to expand their combined Assessment Solutions and Services Globally

Burbank, CA – (June 4, 2014) – PSI Services LLC, an industry-leading provider of professional testing services, including Selection, Behavioral and Leadership assessments for the human capital marketplace, today announced the acquisition of Performance-Based Selection, Ltd (PBS) a leading provider of assessment tools and solutions for employee selection, leadership development, performance management, and employee retention. By joining forces with PBS, PSI is furthering its commitment to offer the most robust, end-to-end performance based assessment solutions for all job levels and roles across the globe.

The acquisition of PBS extends PSI’s product range and solutions reach. PBS products include pre-employment assessments, personality inventories, performance evaluation systems (e.g., 360s), and employee engagement surveys which will help PSI continue to build relationships with Human Resource professionals worldwide. The acquisition also supports PSI’s expansion into fast-growing international Leadership assessment markets, as PBS offers extensive experience and expertise in leadership development, c-suite performance review and feedback and executive coaching.

Steve Tapp, CEO, PSI said, “PBS has been a long time partner and is a successful leadership development and assessment business which perfectly complements PSI’s Talent Assessment market segment. We are thrilled to have Susan Stang and the PBS team along with their strong client base and product growth initiatives as part of the PSI family of high caliber assessment solutions. We look forward to the strategic growth opportunities that will result from this acquisition.”

“PBS is honored to have worked in partnership with PSI for many years – a partnership that has proven its value across many complex leadership assessment projects and to the benefit of both organizations, as well as our mutual clients. We are excited about the potential to bring even more value to our clients with new product offerings and expanded solutions as we formalize our partnership and integrate our services.” said Susan W. Stang, Ph.D., CEO, Performance-Based Selection, Ltd (PBS).

About PBS
Performance-Based Selection, Ltd. (PBS) specializes in providing tools and services to identify, measure, and nurture the talents your organization needs to succeed. Our expertise is identifying and evaluating job requirements, employee skill sets, performance effectiveness and potential. We pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our services, products, and approach to reflect your context and culture and to best meet your needs, goals, and challenges.

About PSI

PSI has over 65 years of experience providing solutions to federal and state agencies, corporations, and professional associations. 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

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