Sterling Crockett is a visionary leader offering over 30 years of innovative, imperative business practices that create value and masterfully inspire teams to high performance in meeting complex challenges. He is a strategic industrialist whose thoughtful leadership, decisive insight, and experience as chair of five corporations and agencies has made meaningful impacts on corporate governance, infrastructure, and community mentorship on local, national, and international levels.
Most recently, Mr. Crockett assumed the position of General Manager for GTI-Maryland, leading GTI’s diversity efforts to secure investments from minority investors, economic benefit, and the campaign to build a medical cannabis cultivation facility in Washington County, Maryland.
Committed to aiding our nation’s troops, Mr. Crockett has served as Chairman, Senior Financial Officer, and Board Treasurer for R4 Incorporated, a multi-specialty company that services disabled veteran-owned contractors and yields engineering, equipment, and field support in Iraq, Afghanistan, Germany, and Africa. Overseeing more than 300 employees, his work has fostered invigorating strategy for immediate and long-term growth, relationships in legislative government and business community partnerships, and secured a $16.5 billion contract.
He is also the founder of The Coulson Agency, named in honor of his father, Coulson Crockett, who first introduced him to the foundations of entrepreneurship and strong work ethic. The Coulson Agency engages in business consulting, mentorship and direct investment of young organizations to help ensure their success.
As President and Chairman of Sterling Construction Services Incorporated (SCS), a general contracting and remediation firm, his company proudly provided services to the disaster recovery efforts of the Pentagon Phoenix Recovery Project post-9/11 and the Department of the Navy’s efforts following Hurricane Katrina.
Mr. Crockett has been recognized as Small Business Leader of the Year by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of the Year for the Victim’s Rights Foundation, and received the Small Business Award of Excellence. He is the former Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee and former Chair of the Board of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. He now serves on the Board of Advisors for the Universities at Shady Grove where he sponsors a scholarship fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Mr. Crockett holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Computer Science from Iona College in New York. He and his wife Florence live in Rockville, Maryland