We Hold Ourselves To A Higher Standard

Discover the difference that's making the world a safer place.

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


Lou Paglia


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

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


Want to talk background checks or brainstorm about hiring solutions? Need us to just listen? Whatever the reason, we are here to help.

Corporate Address

EMEA Corporate Address

Sterling (EMEA) Ltd
8th Floor, Alexandra House
1 Alexandra Road
United Kingdom

Global Headquarters

1 State Street Plaza
24th Floor
New York
NY 10004
United States