Sterling Celebrates
45 Years of Trust and Expertise
#TeamSterling
We became a leader in background and identity services by putting people first, always. From our founding in 1975 to today, we’ve held firm to a core belief: everyone has the right to feel safe. From background and identity verification services to Covid-19 health testing, Sterling helps keep employees, customers, partners, volunteers, and communities safe.
Sterling’s employees are proud and humbled to have helped thousands of organizations build strong work cultures founded on trust and safety. Scroll down to see some of the great feedback that we’ve received from our clients, as well as our employees’ thoughts on working at Sterling, Diversity & Inclusion, and what makes them most proud.
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We became a leader in background and identity services by putting people first, always. From our founding in 1975 to today, we’ve held firm to a core belief: everyone has the right to feel safe. From background and identity verification services to Covid-19 health testing, Sterling helps keep employees, customers, partners, volunteers, and communities safe.
Sterling’s employees are proud and humble to have helped thousands of organizations build strong work cultures founded on trust and safety. Scroll down and tap on each photo to see some of the great feedback that we’ve received from our clients, as well as our employees’ thoughts on working at Sterling, Diversity & Inclusion, and what makes them most proud.
“Sterling encourages a culture of honesty and transparency towards clients; unconditional respect for each other and for the clients.”
- Messay Gebretsadik
“Ultimately, our work is about keeping people safe, whether it be our clients, their candidates or our staff. Putting people first is integral to our mission. “
- Alexis Boisvert
“In my role here at Sterling I have watched as we paved the way for different processes that are now becoming standard across the industry.“
- Kim Johnson
“What excites me about the work I do is that I am always learning and am encouraged to try new things. There are no boundaries here.“
- Mayank Sharma
“As I think about the future for Sterling, I see us continuing to double down on our verticalized strategy to build even greater insights, knowledge, and capabilities for clients within particular industries, and to drive innovation based on that focus.“
- Alla Schay
We foster a connection between employees and the brands they represent from before day one.
- Erica L.
“Alongside people feeling that they can love what they’re doing every day at work, the work we do allows them to feel safe, and I’m proud of that.“
- Ken Schnee
They are trustworthy, compliant, and the client service is exceptional.
“We want to personally help you get where you want to go. We’re going to do everything we can to make sure you achieve your goals. When you achieve yours, we achieve ours and we’re in this together.“
- Frankie Irvin
They are trustworthy, compliant, and the client service is exceptional.
“I come to work every day knowing that what I do impacts the client every day. I help achieve meaningful outcomes and connections for them, and that’s what I enjoy most about my role.“
- Sean Byberg
“We have many resources available that involve, support, and include all employees – a Women’s Network, Black Employee Resource Group, LGBTQIA+ Resource Group, and more.“
- Ashley Hollender
“It is a fast-paced environment to work where you learn every day. It is a little like being part of a family where every individual matters.“
- Charlotte Monsimier
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“We have many resources available that involve, support, and include all employees – a Women’s Network, Black Employee Resource Group, LGBTQIA+ Resource Group, and more.“
- Ashley Hollender
“We deal with people day in and day out. They are the most integral part of our business. When people feel valued and cared for they go the extra mile. It helps in driving loyalty to their work and company.“
- Lizy Mathews
“At Sterling I stay excited and engaged. I have a sense of ownership for every task I perform, helping me go beyond my “comfort zone,” and deliver better.“
- Padmaja Menezes
“I’m most excited to build a high performance team designed to develop leaders and team members while delivering a memorable client experience at every opportunity.”
- Nando Duarte
“We have an exciting and fast-paced environment that’s constantly developing and changing! I am proud about our focus on people — ours and our clients’.“
- Jason Matthews
“I feel like this job was meant for me - like everything I’ve done to date has led me to this role where I can help build upon the amazing foundation.“
- Rachel Humphreys
Sterling is able to offer perspective and knowledge that applies specifically to the unique needs of my business.
“I am proud to work for a company that wants to make our world a safer place.“
- Elizabeth Fitzell
People are the foundation of our business.
- Charlotte M.
“We enable great cultures for our clients by showing the world how great it is to work for Sterling. We turn up happy and leave happy, every workday.“
- Nathan Jajou
People are the foundation of our business.
- Charlotte M.
“It’s important to be a leader and to move forward. Sterling isn’t afraid to stand up for what we believe in.“
- Alexandria Thompson
“I have a whole team of people who care, are empathetic, and helpful. I’m proud of that.“
- Beth Sarabia
“Sterling embraces and celebrates our differences by respecting what every person brings to the team. Sterling doesn’t make you feel like you have to hide core parts of who you are at work.“
- Nina Montenegro
“I have a whole team of people who care, are empathetic, and helpful. I’m proud of that.“
- Beth Sarabia
“We know that each background check represents a person, and that our ability to accurately complete checks makes workplaces, businesses, and those most vulnerable among us safer.“
- Jaspreet Murray
“Trust and ethics are our strength. Mutual trust and respect are essential to developing strong relationships with our clients.“
- Maria Martinez
“We help our clients by facilitating safety, transparency, and clear 2-way communication.“
- Amit Gurnani
“When you value your people and when your people truly feel like they’re part of something, that pushes them to really make a difference with our clients. I think that sets us apart.“
- Stephen Feliciano
“Our teams create a safe environment for everyone to speak up, regardless of color, race, gender, etc.“
- Marena Rojas-Schupp
By being invested in our clients as people first, I feel like I am a trusted member of their teams.
- Kim J.
“Sterling cherishes its value ‘People First, Always’ and that is seen across the organization in many ways. The current pandemic is a prime example of how we’ve placed the safety of our people (employees) and their families first.“
- Jason Athaide
We would like to give a shout-out to our Sterling Client Success Partner, who has always gone above and beyond to deliver results.
“Sterling fosters a work environment where there is respect, trust, cooperation, learning, and growth. This brings out the best in people and helps us provide great service to our clients.“
- Vivitz Vina
We would like to give a shout-out to our Sterling Client Success Partner, who has always gone above and beyond to deliver results.
“As a partner to our clients, for us to help enable great cultures for them, we must have a great culture ourselves! We achieve this by living our values every day.“
- Virginia Rho
“I struggled with being happy at work, but at Sterling that changed. It is our mission and people who embody that mission every day — keeping me engaged and excited to be here.“
- Jenna Gardner
“Our products make a difference at an individual level as well as in keeping communities safe. This is exciting and makes me proud of the work we do.“
- Shilpa Shastri
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“I struggled with being happy at work, but at Sterling that changed. It is our mission and people who embody that mission every day — keeping me engaged and excited to be here.“
- Jenna Gardner
“When you become part of the Sterling family you feel valued by the organization and the people. Everyone in our diverse workforce is treated with respect.”
- Gilbert Villanueva
“We work for an agile, fun, transparent, and people-centric organization. At Sterling, with hard work, consistency, and willingness to learn — you can shine.“
- Kavita Nair
“The people that I have been working with over the past eight years have been an absolute pleasure, especially the leadership. I’ve always been able to have a very close relationship with my immediate supervisor where I was free to be able to express myself, my thoughts, or whenever I felt I needed improvement, I could always ask for assistance and know that I would be heard and supported.“
- Nazia Raisa
“I’ve been at Sterling for 5 ½ years. The reason I stay at Sterling is because every year I have new challenges and growth opportunities.“
- Jennifer Ketchens
“Our products and services determine Sterling’s reputation within the industry. I am very proud to be part of a team that delivers quality services and products every day.“
- Samantha Vaughan
When I was introduced to Sterling, I was thrilled by how great its customer service was. It’s unlike anything I’d seen before from a screening partner.
“What do I love most about Sterling? MY COWORKERS! It may sound trite, but we really are a ‘family’ and we’re Sterling Strong!“
- Maria Bowen
We’re continuing to grow, continuing to be market leaders, and we’re going to keep innovating.
- Virginia R.
“We move fast and react fast to ensure we are effective in meeting our clients’ needs, and we are keeping our communities safe in a fast-changing world.“
- Kat Nino
We’re continuing to grow, continuing to be market leaders, and we’re going to keep innovating.
- Virginia R.
“Most of the candidates we screen will be employees of our clients, making it imperative we provide the best service not just to our clients, but also the candidates.“
- Harris Bornstein
“We’re a very innovative company, and we never stop bringing new products and services to life for our clients. I’ve seen this in the 12 years that I’ve been here. We work to be number one, nothing less.“
- Rudolph Ramos
“Every day our clients set out to create a new standard in their space. Our challenge is to empower them to get the best candidates on their teams and to maintain safe environments during their tenure.“
- Erica LaSalle
“We’re a very innovative company, and we never stop bringing new products and services to life for our clients. I’ve seen this in the 12 years that I’ve been here. We work to be number one, nothing less.“
- Rudolph Ramos

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