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Sterling Celebrates 45 Years of Trust and Expertise

Sterling is proud that since our founding in 1975, we have been helping our clients build great work cultures built on foundations of trust and safety. We’re celebrating our milestone anniversary by showcasing our employees and sharing what they have to say. Click here to see their passion for helping to build – and work within – diverse and inclusive cultures of trust and safety, as well as their thoughts on where we’re heading tomorrow.
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Built On Trust

Our industry-leading background and identity services help you navigate uncertainty and create safer environments for your employees, customers, and partners around the world.
It's all about people.

Our vision is to make the world a safer place. And we know the right people make all the difference — in your workplace, hospitals, and schools, to name a few. As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help you navigate uncertainty and hire with confidence. Our deep market knowledge and unrivaled client service empowers your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions.

Our Executive Team

Josh Peirez

CEO

Angela Stelle

Chief Marketing Officer

Danielle Korins

Chief People Officer

Jennifer Ketchens

Chief Diversity and Social Responsibility Officer

Lou Paglia

President & Chief Operating Officer

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Peter Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Barnett

General Counsel

Our Senior Leaders

Alla Schay

Industrials, Government, and Education

Brian Williams

Government and Education

David Bloom

Gig, Volunteer, and Consumer

Elizabeth Fitzell

Managing Director, APAC

GV Prasad

CEO India and Head of APAC Fulfilment

Harris Bornstein

Strategic Alliances and Channel Partnerships

Jim Hickey

Managing Director, Canada

Joy Henry

Financial and Business Services

Katie Zwetzig

Sterling Volunteers

Ken Schnee

Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Hospitality

Manish Sinha

President APAC

Matthew Gay

Sterling Diligence & Financial and Business Services

Meg Wilson

Chief Product Officer

Steve Karl

Chief Fulfillment Officer

Scott Thompson

Chief Technology Officer

Steven Smith

Managing Director, EMEA

Taylor Liggett

General Manager, Sterling Identity

Valerya Poltorak

Healthcare and Life Sciences

Vincenza Caruso-Valente

Staffing, Retail, and Franchise

Our Executive Team

Josh Peirez

CEO

Angela Stelle

Chief Marketing Officer

Danielle Korins

Chief People Officer

Jennifer Ketchens

Chief Diversity and Social Responsibility Officer

Lou Paglia

President & Chief Operating Officer

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Peter Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Barnett

General Counsel

Our Senior Leaders

Alla Schay

Industrials, Government, and Education

Brian Williams

Government and Education

David Bloom

Gig, Volunteer, and Consumer

Elizabeth Fitzell

Managing Director, APAC

GV Prasad

CEO India and Head of APAC Fulfilment

Harris Bornstein

Strategic Alliances and Channel Partnerships

Jim Hickey

Managing Director, Canada

Joy Henry

Financial and Business Services

Katie Zwetzig

Sterling Volunteers

Ken Schnee

Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Hospitality

Manish Sinha

President APAC

Matthew Gay

Sterling Diligence & Financial and Business Services

Meg Wilson

Chief Product Officer

Steve Karl

Chief Fulfillment Officer

Scott Thompson

Chief Technology Officer

Steven Smith

Managing Director, EMEA

Taylor Liggett

General Manager, Sterling Identity

Valerya Poltorak

Healthcare and Life Sciences

Vincenza Caruso-Valente

Staffing, Retail, and Franchise

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