Sterling joined the MDE team as an intern in January 2012 and became a part-time associate in April. She is a 2009 graduate of Miami University, with a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication and a minor in Organizational Behavior Management.
. Directly after graduation, Sterling followed her lifelong passion for horseback riding to the United States Hunter Jumper Association in Lexington, KY. There she served as a liaison and program developer for multiple committees and programs of the non-profit organization. Through this experience, she discovered her love of event management and moved to Chicago to pursue a job that would utilize her creative, detail oriented work style.