A unique range and depth of experience is what we believe sets our Partners apart. Collectively, we share over 100 years of private equity experience at Sterling. Each is actively involved both in investment activities and in the oversight and direction of portfolio companies.

Catrese Kilgore


Catrese joined Sterling in April 2014. Prior to joining Sterling, Catrese was a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young LLP’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, specializing in financial due diligence. Prior thereto, Catrese was a Senior Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s Assurance practice. In her years at EY & PwC, she served multiple industries including manufacturing, oil and gas, renewable energy, healthcare, higher education, and retail and consumer products. Catrese is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the University of Missouri.