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Built On Trust

Discover the difference that's making the world a safer place.
It's all about people.

As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help provide everything your business needs to hire with confidence. With a vision to make the world a safer place, we know people make the difference - in the workplace, hospitals, on the road, and in schools, to name a few. Empowering organizations to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions through advanced technology, accuracy, and industry-leading turnaround time, Sterling provides the foundation of trust and safety our clients need to create great environments for their most essential resource, people.

Our Executive Team

Josh Peirez

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Lou Paglia

President & Chief Operating Officer

Steven Smith

President, International

Angela Stelle

Chief Marketing Officer

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Meg Wilson

Chief Product Officer

Peter Walker

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Robyn Price Stonehill

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

Steve Barnett

Executive Vice President, Secretary and Chief Legal & Risk Officer

Our Senior Leaders

Elizabeth Fitzell

General Manager, APAC

Harris Bornstein

Strategic Alliances and Channel Partnerships

Jennifer Ketchens

Chief Diversity Officer

Jim Hickey

Managing Director, Canada

Joy Henry

Financial and Business Services

Katie Zwetzig

Sterling Volunteers

Ken Schnee

Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Hospitality

Matthew Gay

Small and Medium-Sized Business

Sara Arnone

Head of Business Operations

Sean Kolarik

Industrials, Government, and Education

Steve Karl

Chief Fulfillment Officer

Taylor Liggett

General Manager, Sterling Identity

Tim Stokes

General Manager, EMEA

Valerya Poltorak

Healthcare and Life Sciences

Vincenza Caruso-Valente

Staffing, Retail, and Franchise

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