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Sterling Staffing Solutions honored as Silver& Bronze Stevie Awards Winner in 2020 American Business Awards Joins Apple, Ford, Humana, P&G and United Health

Greater Houston Area Health Care Group Takes Home Prizes for Top Company of the Year

Houston, TX – May 22, 2020 – Sterling Staffing Solutions was named the winner of Silver and Bronze Stevie® Awards in the categories of Veteran-Owned Business of the Year and Company of the Year – Health Products & Services, in the 18th Annual American Business Awards® today.  Additionally, Sterling Staffing Solution’s Office Administrator, Arminda Kendall, was awarded the Silver Stevie® Award in the category of Support Staffer of the Year.

“Our success as a company is a direct reflection of our hard-working employees and our commitment to the community”, says Sterling Carter, COO and partner of Sterling Staffing Solutions.  “We invest in our employees so that they in turn give their very best to us…that is the secret to our success.”

“In these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on businesses world-wide, it means even more than ever to be recognized for our achievements,” says Stephen Carter, CEO and partner of Sterling Staffing Solutions. “We feel fortunate to continue to provide essential healthcare services to communities across the nation.”

The judges were blown away by the operational success of Sterling Staffing Solutions stating, “Sterling Staffing Solutions’ achievements are significant and amazing. I highly appreciate the growth and value of technological advances and acknowledge in Sterling. As a result, Sterling created innovative systems in providing medical staffing service.”

Judges also noted that Sterling Staffing Solutions “is a rapidly growing company in the space of human capital management offering great value proposition to its customers. Its philosophy of prioritizing quality over the quantity is highly commendable, and its consistent growth converges with the great potential in the health sector. Striking a balance between scalability and quality is something to watch for. Overall, well done”

More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be virtually presented to winners during a live event on Wednesday, August 5.  Tickets for the virtual event are now on sale.

More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“Despite the toughest business conditions in memory, American organizations continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation, creativity, and bottom-line results,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher.  “This year’s Stevie-winning nominations are full of inspiring stories of persistence, ingenuity, resourcefulness, and compassion.  We celebrate all of their stories and look forward to showcasing them during our virtual awards ceremony on August 5.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2020 Stevie winners are available at

About Sterling Staffing Solutions

Sterling Staffing Solutions, headquartered in Sugar Land and founded in 2011, staffs more than 1,000 physical, occupational and speech licensed therapists, nurses and medical social workers throughout Texas and Oklahoma. It won the 2019 Gold Stevie Awards in the category of Minority Owned Business and Veteran Owned Business from The American Business Awards and has been named to the Inc. 2018 5000 list for the third consecutive year. It was a 2018 Black Enterprise Family Business of The Year  and won the Greater Houston Black Chamber’s 23rd Annual Pinnacle Award.  Additionally, it won the Greater Houston Better Business Bureau’s 2018 Award of Excellence and the 2018 Pinnacle Award. The business has been featured in local to national publications. For more information, visit

About Dr. Sterling L. Carter and Stephen Levi Carter, MBA

Dr. Sterling Carter and Stephen Levi Carter, MBA are twin entrepreneurs and motivational speakers based in Houston, Texas. Dr. Sterling Carter is a clinical expert with over 20 years of experience as a physical therapist. Stephen Levi Carter, MBA has over two decades of experience in managerial and executive-level positions for a variety of industries, including medical insurance and the oil and gas industry. The brothers founded Sterling Staffing Solutions in 2011, which has grown into a multimillion-dollar company that specializes in providing medical staffing services to home health agencies, hospices, hospitals, and rehab facilities.  They collectively founded and operated several companies including Sterling Physical Therapy & Wellness, White Orchid Hospice and  The twin entrepreneurs have released an “Amazon Best Seller” book entitled “Double Your Success” on the prestigious ForbesBooks publishing imprint under media giant Forbes Magazine.   For more information, visit

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, 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 2020 American Business Awards include John Hancock Financial Services, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.

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Twin brothers Sterling Staffing Solutions CEO and Partner Stephen Levi Carter, MBA (right) and COO and Partner Dr. Sterling L. Carter (left) win two Stevie Awards for one of the top Companies of the Year.