Our Team

David Silver

After leadership roles at Hayden & Associates and Hudson, David formed The Sterling Group in 2009. David brings over 25 years of global recruiting expertise. Many of David’s clients have partnered with him for 20 or more years. He’s been named the lead vendor for both Fortune 100 and entrepreneurial growth firms. David’s specialty is mission-critical opportunities that drive growth.


Bonnie Hagel

Bonnie started her career as a recruiter in 1989 with Sales Consultants, Inc. Prior to joining The Sterling Group, Bonnie owned and managed an executive search firm. She is a leader who demonstrates her expertise by effectively understanding her clients' objectives. Bonnie’s expertise is in sales management, sales, and strategic marketing across North America.


Merrill Silver

Merrill began recruiting with The Sterling Group in 2017. Merrill brings energy, a science background, and a fresh, contemporary outlook to the team. Her focus is candidate development, interview management and company metrics. Merrill has a degree in Animal Science.