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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

Manish Sinha

President APAC and Global Head of Operations

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Peter Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Richard Seldon

Vice-chairman

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

Small and Medium-Sized Business

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

Manish Sinha

President APAC and Global Head of Operations

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Peter Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Richard Seldon

Vice-chairman

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

Small and Medium-Sized Business

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.

General Inquiries

Canada

866.881.2011

SterlingNOW Support

Please contact us via email at support@sterlingnow.io or send us a message via the help chat at sterlingcheck.com/sterlingnow. Prefer a phone call? Please send us your phone number.

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.

General Inquiries

Canada

866.881.2011

SterlingNOW Support

Please contact us via email at support@sterlingnow.io or send us a message via the help chat at sterlingcheck.com/sterlingnow. Prefer a phone call? Please send us your phone number.

Our Offices

Atlanta

1950 Spectrum Circle SE (5th floor)
Marietta, GA 30067

Bellevue

929 - 108th Avenue NE (11th floor)
Bellevue, WA 98004

Cleveland

4511 Rockside Road (4th floor)
Independence, OH 44131

Ft. Collins

113 South College Avenue
Ft. Collins, CO 80524

New York

1 State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004

Portland

10220 SW Greenburg Road
Portland, OR 97223

Roseville

990 Reserve Drive, Suite 250
Roseville, CA 95678