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.
Head of Sales
Kurt, over the past 11 years with Sterling, has helped businesses and nonprofits successfully transform their organizations by effectively implementing background screening best practices. He joined the Sterling team in 2010 as a National Sales Executive and has grown personally, right along with the organization. Thanks in part to his determination and results orientation, paired with his success and passion for the space, Kurt is proud to lead a dedicated group as Head of Sales for Gig and Sterling Volunteers. He is a devoted volunteer and works regularly with ‘HandsOn Northeast Ohio’, supporting many projects in his local community. Because of his passion for helping others, he is excited to help continue to grow Sterling Volunteers and make volunteering safer and easier across the country. Kurt is based in Cleveland, Ohio where he lives with his wife and daughters.
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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