Meet The People Behind Sterling Volunteers

Katie Zwetzig

Katie Zwetzig

Executive Director

Katie is excited to be leading the revolutionary change Sterling Volunteers is bringing to the nonprofit and volunteer industry. She has been at the forefront of the screening industry for the last 14 years and founded her own background screening company, Tandem Select. Katie holds an MA in Marketing from Colorado State University and a BA in Finance and Marketing from The University of Colorado. Katie feels strongly that nonprofits and volunteerism are at the heart of a strong community. She is a dedicated volunteer, sitting on many boards and committees in Northern Colorado. She is based in Ft. Collins, Colorado where she lives with her husband and 3 daughters.

Katie Mehldau

Head of Client Success, Regulated Industries

Katie has been with Sterling for over twelve years in various roles from client success, operations, solution consulting as well as Chief of Staff to the CEO. As a seasoned leader in the background screening industry, she has extensive knowledge in Sterling platform functionality, integrations and products. Katie supports the Client Success team in projects and initiatives, oversees Client Success across the Regulated Industries Group, and provides high-level resources and support.

Kimberly Chochon

Vice President, Partnerships

Kimberly spearheads strategic business alliances for Sterling Volunteers. She thrives on building long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships and has become a trusted advisor to many national nonprofit organizations in screening best practices. She is passionate about educating nonprofits and their affiliates on the important role a quality background screening program plays in helping mitigate risk and creating safer environments. Kimberly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Washington State University and is based in Seattle, Washington where she enjoys volunteering at local animal shelters.

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