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Learn about Sterling to discover the difference that’s making the world a safer place

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

Lou Paglia

President

Angela Stelle

Chief Marketing Officer

Danielle Korins

Chief People Officer

Jennifer Ketchens

Chief Diversity and Social Responsibility Officer

Manish Sinha

President APAC and Global Head of Operations

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Peter Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Barnett

General Counsel

Our Senior Leaders

Alla Schay

Industrials, Government, and Education

David Bloom

Gig, Volunteer, and Consumer

Elizabeth Fitzell

Managing Director, APAC

GV Prasad

CEO India & Global Head of Operations

Harris Bornstein

Strategic Alliances and Channel Partnerships

Jim Hickey

Managing Director, Canada

Joy Henry

Financial and Business Services

Justin Jed

Head of Product

Ken Schnee

Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Hospitality

Matthew Gay

Sterling Diligence & Financial and Business Services

Scott Thompson

Chief Technology Officer

Steven Smith

Managing Director, EMEA

Taylor Liggett

Sterling Identity

Valerya Poltorak

Healthcare and Life Sciences

Vincenza Caruso-Valente

Staffing, Retail, and Franchise

Our Executive Team

Josh Peirez

CEO

Lou Paglia

President

Angela Stelle

Chief Marketing Officer

Danielle Korins

Chief People Officer

Jennifer Ketchens

Chief Diversity and Social Responsibility Officer

Manish Sinha

President APAC and Global Head of Operations

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Peter Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Barnett

General Counsel

Our Senior Leaders

Alla Schay

Industrials, Government, and Education

David Bloom

Gig, Volunteer, and Consumer

Elizabeth Fitzell

Managing Director, APAC

GV Prasad

CEO India & Global Head of Operations

Harris Bornstein

Strategic Alliances and Channel Partnerships

Jim Hickey

Managing Director, Canada

Joy Henry

Financial and Business Services

Justin Jed

Head of Product

Ken Schnee

Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Hospitality

Matthew Gay

Sterling Diligence & Financial and Business Services

Scott Thompson

Chief Technology Officer

Steven Smith

Managing Director, EMEA

Taylor Liggett

Sterling Identity

Valerya Poltorak

Healthcare and Life Sciences

Vincenza Caruso-Valente

Staffing, Retail, and Franchise

Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

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. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues — we're here to help.

Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

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. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues — we're here to help.