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Sterling Volunteers Wins Silver StevieⓇ Award In 2019 Stevie Awards For Sales & Customer Service

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – February 25, 2019 – Sterling Volunteers—the leading background check platform tailored to the specific needs of the service sector—was presented with a Silver Stevie® Award in the Business Development category in the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service on Friday.

“Providing the highest standard of customer service is at the core of all that we do at Sterling Volunteers,” said Christina Brown, VP Client Experience, winner of the 2019 Silver Stevie® Award for Business Development Executive of the Year. “Getting individuals vetted and connected to a volunteer organization as quickly and smoothly as possible is our mission—therefore we prioritize client experience with a user-friendly platform and personalized attention.”

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development, and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organization stages seven of the world’s leading business awards programs, including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.

The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. More than 700 executives from the U.S.A. and several other nations attended.

“I am honored to accept this award on behalf of my team and the entire staff at Sterling Volunteers, and I look forward to continuing this high level of customer service standard for our clients for years to come,” added Brown.

More than 2,700 nominations from organizations in 45 nations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year’s competition. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 150 professionals worldwide in seven specialized judging committees. Entries were considered in 93 categories for customer service and contact center achievements, including Contact Center of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year; 60 categories for sales and business development achievements, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the Year to Sales Training or Business Development Executive of the Year to Sales Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and services and solution providers.

“All of the Stevie Award winners should be very proud of their achievements. Independent professionals around the world have agreed that their accomplishments are worthy of public recognition,” said Stevie Awards President and founder, Michael Gallagher.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at

About Sterling Volunteers

Sterling Volunteers helps nonprofit organizations gain confidence in their volunteers by delivering thorough, reliable background checks. By enabling volunteers to order, manage and share their background checks via a secure online platform, a community of vetted volunteers is created, which helps nonprofit organizations save time and money. Extensive expertise in screening and compliance best practices helps clients recruit the best volunteers to maintain a safe environment and positive reputation. Sterling Volunteers is backed by Sterling, one of the world’s largest background screening companies, and is partners with Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include Sales Partnerships and ValueSelling Associates.

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