Vertical Holdings Appoints Ingrid Tugwell as New Vice President

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With a wide range of experience and considerable recognition as a successful business professional, Tugwell will bring much to the executive team at Vertical Holdings.

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Ingrid is a key part of our future success and we are thrilled to welcome her as a partner and to promote her to this important position.

Vertical Holdings announces the addition of Ingrid Tugwell to its executive team. As a partner in the company, Tugwell will take on the position of Vice President. Currently, she is in charge of Human Resources for the company's entities and she also serves as CEO of PST Charleston—a wholly owned subsidiary of Vertical Holdings. In her new position, she will be fully responsible for the direction of marketing, sales, product support and operations for the firm's business units.

“Ingrid is a key part of our future success and we are thrilled to welcome her as a partner and to promote her to this important position,” said Herbert L. Drayton, III, President and CEO of Vertical Holdings.

In addition to the main responsibilities given to the new Vice President of Vertical Holdings, Tugwell will provide leadership in human resources with a goal to ensure workplace safety and oversee the training and development of personnel. Through monitoring standards, including the execution of operational, financial and strategic implementations, her mission is to ensure that goals are being met for business growth, productivity, margins and service quality.

Tugwell holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and has gained expansive experience. Previously, she worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center and MicroAge Computer Consultants. Her collective and innovative experience in personnel education and facilitation, human resources, workforce management, supervision, documentation and development has supported numerous organizations and industries, such as the US Marines, Air Force, Army, Navy, Coast Guard, manufacturing, healthcare, local state and federal government, real estate, small businesses, retail, banking, restaurants, and more. As a successful entrepreneur and seasoned operations executive, she brings useful skills and expertise along with a reputation of professional accomplishment to the executive management team.

Vertical Holdings' new Vice President, Tugwell, has received many professional awards including the U.S. Local Business Association Award for Computer Training Companies, the Employer of the Year Award by the Association of Information Technology Professionals of Charleston, the Business of the Month Award by the Charleston Chamber of Commerce, the Employer of the Year Award by Dorchester County One Stop, the Emerging 10 Top Businesses Award by the Charleston Chamber of Commerce, and the 40-Under-40 Award by Charleston Business Journal. To contact Vertical Holdings, visit

About Vertical Holdings:

Located in Charleston, South Carolina, Vertical Holdings offers mass, velocity and creativity to entrepreneurs throughout the US. With the company's expertise in business operations, Vertical Holdings creates ideas that incorporate common sense practices and technology solutions for businesses. By understanding a company, Vertical Holdings helps it reach critical mass speedily. Through incorporating creative ideas into business operations, the company helps entrepreneurs succeed. Visit to learn more.

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