Mission:  To seamlessly match quality professionals with quality employers.

Vision:  Our company will make a global impact on every consumer or client that it touches in a way that allows them to fulfil their God-given purpose.

Values: To exceed the expectations of our employees and employers every day.

To support our employees in a way that respects their talent and encourages their professional growth and autonomy.

To foster meaningful partnerships with our clients that produces a more profitable and sustainable business model than ever imagined.

To enhance the communities in which we operate by employing local talent and investing in the areas that we work.


Sterling Staffing Solutions started in the Fall of 2011, founded by twin brothers who both served in the US Army and fought for our country in Operation Desert Storm/ Freedom and supported other tours of duty, raised by a single mother, they know struggle:

Stephen L. Carter, MBA, PMP – CEO & Founder who honed his skills as a business executive who focused on change management and turning around poorly ran companies has led the strategic success of SSS.

Dr. Sterling L. Carter, DPT, MS, CSCS – COO & Founder is the visionary of this company and the clinical expert that established the operational foundation for our business model.

We began with one home health agency client contract for services, one physical therapist (Dr. Sterling L. Carter) and serviced 2 patients twice a week for our first month on the southwest side of Houston…a grand total of 16 visits.


Mission:  To seamlessly match quality professionals with quality employers.

2019 Inc 5000 List
2019 Gold ABA Stevie Award Company of the Year
2019 Silver ABA Stevie Award Company of the Year
2019 Award of Excellence for Service – BBB Houston
2019 Largest Minority-Owned Business – HBJ
2019 Book of Lists – HBJ
2019 Entrepreneur 360 Award
2019 Fastest Growing 100 Companies in Houston – HBJ
2017 ABA Gold Stevie Award Winner – Minority Company of the Year
2017 Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Small Business Award – #1,905 Nationally/ #40 Locally
2017 BBB Greater Houston Award of Excellence
2017 BBB Greater Houston Pinnacle Award Winner
2017 Black Enterprise Family Business of the Year Finalist
2017 GHBCC Chamber Pinnacle Award Winner
2018 City of Sugar Land Proclamation
2018 ABA Gold Stevie Award Winner – Minority Company of the Year
2018 ABA Gold Stevie Award Winner – Veteran Owned Company of the Year
2018 BBB Greater Houston Award of Excellence
2018 BBB Greater Houston Pinnacle Award Winner
2018 Black Enterprise Family Business of the Year Winner
Letter of Recognition – Congressman Pete Olson
Letter of Recognition – State Representative Ron Reynolds
Letter of Recognition – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
Letter of Recognition – President of Texas Southern University
Letter of Recognition – President of Houston BBB


Realizing that achieving business growth goals is simple not enough.  Sterling Staffing Solutions is investing in the community as well by:

Providing scholarships/internships to students.

Hiring new college graduates giving them invaluable entry-level experience.

Monthly 2017:  Bi-weekly mentoring of youth through the 100 BMOH program.

May 2017:  Provided mentorship to youth via the National Lemonade Day

September 2017:  Supported Hurricane Harvey victims by volunteering at shelters and donating to the JJ Watt Relief Fund and the Red Cross.

October 2017:  Volunteered at Habitat for Humanity to build a home

October 2017:  Donated to “Real Men Who Cook” Event focusing on ending hunger.

November 2017:  Volunteered on Thanksgiving Day to serve meals.

November 2017:  Volunteered on a 2-week mission trip to Kenya and Nairobi, Africa.

December 2017:  Christmas Toy Drive for the foster kids in the Houston area.

December 2017:  Volunteered during Christmas feeding Houstonians.



This is a good question. Below are just some of the reasons:

  • We are a “One-Stop Shop” with the ability to fill referrals for PT, OT, ST, LVN, RN, and MSW.
  • We can handle the rural areas that most agencies can’t. (link to a map of our coverage areas)
  • We have the most talented group of Healthcare Professionals in the Greater Houston area.
  • Our back office support staff is the most professional of any of our competitors.
  • Our on-site QA specialist ensures that home health notes are compliant to all Medicare, Medicaid and Private Insurance requirements.
  • Our HR department ensures that all therapists have up to date licenses and other pertinent information.
  • We are PT Owned and Operated which means we know what it takes to keep therapists happy and operating at their best on a daily basis.
  • We have over 100 contracted therapists that cover the Greater Houston area and beyond.
  • We are hiring additional therapists daily.
  • We use KINNSER as our Electronic Medical Record system which allows us to provide Medicare-ready, quality notes electronically, with speed and accuracy. In addition, allows us to create documents to fit your specific need.