Executive Committee - Management
WILLIAM GREENBLATT |
Founded Sterling in 1975. A knowledgeable professional with over 35 years of experience in the employment screening field, Mr. Greenblatt is a major thought leader and innovator in this arena. With vision and a commitment to technology, Mr. Greenblatt guided the business in the direction of employment screening, including criminal background checks, previous employment verification, educational credential verification, and drug testing. Sterling was named one of the Inc.5000 fastest-growing private companies in America in 2007, 2008 and 2011, as well as named by Deloitte & Touche LLP as one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America and one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the New York area. In June of 2006, Mr. Greenblatt was honored by Ernst and Young as the Entrepreneur of the Year. Mr. Greenblatt holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Maryland and a JD from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.
CLARE HART | PRESIDENT
Joined Sterling as President in May of 2013. Ms. Hart earned her Bachelor of Science in Business from Drexel University and her M.B.A. from Rider University.
With more than 20 years of leadership experience in digital information businesses, she has held senior positions in global sales, marketing & product management and has led complex operational and IT organizations during her 18 years at Dow Jones & Co., Inc. She was the President and CEO of Factiva from 2000 to 2006 and most recently, she was President, CEO and a Board Member of Infogroup Inc., a data and marketing services company.
Clare has been recognized for her professional achievements, including Inside Market Data’s 25th Anniversary Hall of Fame where she was recognized as “The Visionary,” Crain’s 2009 & 2010 Who’s Who in Business Publishing and a 2005 New York Ten Award for “Innovation and Leadership”.
RICHARD SELDON | PRESIDENT, GLOBAL REVENUE
Joined the Sterling organization in 2000. Mr. Seldon has been responsible for growing Sterling’s revenue by a factor of 20 times, making Sterling the fastest growing company in its industry. Mr. Seldon is responsible for new business development, the creation of corporate alliances, marketing initiatives, and new products and services. He earned a BA and MBA in marketing from Hofstra University. He is a frequent speaker and commentator on hiring practices and policy development.
DAVE DINESEN | PRESIDENT & CEO, STERLING INTERNATIONAL
Joined the Sterling organization in April 2012 when BackCheck was acquired.
Dave Dinesen founded BackCheck in 1997. Dave is a leader and innovator within the pre-employment screening industry. He also founded Checkwell’s Continuous Employee Feedback programme for Employee Engagement and Retention, and established BackCheck in the United Kingdom. Under Dave’s leadership, BackCheck has grown from a small business to a multi-site organization that serves thousands of employers. Previously, Dave co-founded and led a large investigation and due diligence firm.
Dave is a sought after speaker on the topic of employment screening. Featured in a number of trade and general media articles, Dave has sat on a panel at a recent Canadian HR Council, he has addressed the HRPAO conference, ASIS, the Atlantic HR Conference and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. He is a member of the Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) of B.C., and the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).
ANDREW REIBEN, CFO | CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Joined Sterling as Chief Financial Officer in June 2006. A 17-year veteran financial executive at both public and private companies, Mr. Reiben is responsible for building and improving the company's financial structures and strategic planning as well ensuring strict adherence to financial compliance policies and procedures. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Long Island University / CW Post and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York Society of Certified Public Accountants.
ALLA SCHAY | CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Joined Sterling as Chief Operating Officer in 2007. Ms. Schay is an operations management professional with rich experience in business process transformation, Six Sigma analysis and software implementation. Prior to joining Sterling, Ms. Schay held senior and strategic positions at Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services (CLS). In addition, Ms. Schay spent six years as a principal management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). At Sterling, Ms. Schay is responsible for continuous improvement of world-wide operations processes based on Lean Six Sigma principles, as well as insuring strict adherence to ISO 9001 procedures. Ms. Schay also leads all of Sterling's Client Relations functions. Ms. Schay received her bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary.
ANDREW HARRIS | EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Joined Sterling in 2008 and is responsible for Sterling's corporate development activities including the growth of its international capabilities, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Harris brings more than 25 years of executive and management expertise to Sterling having served in executive positions at Barclays Bank Plc., Merrill Lynch and other financial services firms. Mr. Harris has been actively involved in the design and implementation of Sterling's capabilities in India since their inception. He holds a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and an MA in International Economics from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
ANTHONY MAIELLO | CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
As the Chief Information Officer of Sterling Infosystems, Mr. Maiello oversees the strategy, development, and production for all Sterling products and services. Mr. Maiello with over 26 years of technical and business experience, joined the Sterling family in Oct 2011. Before joining Sterling, Mr. Maiello held technical, senior management and Vice President roles at General Electric, Honeywell, Computer Associates and General Dynamics. He participated in several associations, including serving as Chairman of the board for the Smart Grid Society of the Technology Association of Georgia, a member of the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and speaks at several Engineering and Science seminars and universities. Mr. Maiello also acts as technical advisor for several technology departments and companies. He also holds the prestigious Edison and Energy Leadership award from General Electric. Mr. Maiello holds a bachelor’s degree in Computers Science Engineering and Mathematics from Manhattan College in New York City.
HOWARD LORSCH | CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
As part of Sterling’s Executive Committee, Howard leads Sterling’s global human resources strategy and provides leadership and direction to the global human resources team.
Prior to joining Sterling in June 2012, Howard was Head of Human Resources, MetLife U.S. Business, an operating division with over $30B in revenue and $3.4B in earnings. He was the key HR leader driving cultural and organizational change to establish the U.S. Business in 2009 by merging three operating groups (Institutional, Individual, Auto & Home) into one business. Howard began at MetLife in 1999 as the HR Business Leader for the Information Technology division and spent five years as head of Human Resources for the Institutional Business.
Before joining MetLife, he spent 14 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Citigroup, culminating in the HR leadership role for Global Markets Operations and Technology with staff in 5 countries across North America, Europe and Asia. He also held various Human Resources and managerial positions at CBS Inc., Prudential Securities and Macy's, Inc.
Howard received his B.A. in Business Administration from the State University of New York, with a concentration in Human Resource Management and minors in Economics and Communications.
ANDREW PORTER | GENERAL COUNSEL
Joined Sterling as General Counsel in 2012. Prior to Sterling Mr. Porter served as General Counsel of Global Compliance Services, a leading provider of governance, risk management, and compliance solutions. Before Global Compliance, Mr. Porter was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) for approximately twelve years. Prior to D&B, Mr. Porter served in the legal departments of AT&T and Automatic Data Processing, and was a corporate attorney in private practice in two large international law firms in New York. Mr. Porter holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from Yale University and a JD from the New York University School of Law.
VIKAS VIG | CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – STERLING INDIA
Joined Sterling in 2003 and responsible for the development of Sterling's business center in Mumbai since inception. Mr. Vig was named Chief Executive Officer of Sterling India in 2007. He is recognized for his contributions toward operational excellence, and the application of Six Sigma principles which led to Sterling's business center receiving its ISO 9001:2008 certification. Mr. Vig holds a BS degree in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Mumbai and is one of the founding members of the Indian Association of Professional Background Screeners (IAPBS).