3833 S Staples St #N103, Corpus Christi, TX 78411
(361) 854-5151
(361) 854-7868

About Us

Customer satisfaction and a commitment to quality service are at the center of everything we do at Sterling Personnel, Inc.  We believe trust is the foundation to a strong relationship with our clients and candidates. By acting with integrity in all facets of our business, we are able to achieve a successful relationship in all our job placements.

At Sterling Personnel you are not just our client or candidate, we want to be your partner throughout the hiring process. We are committed to exceeding your expectations at all levels of the recruitment and placement process. We aren’t just filling a job. We are fulfilling your business needs. Let us show you how we match talent and culture by linking people to success!

Our History


Sterling Personnel Established


Acquired by Sharon Kollaja


Corpus Christi Human Resources Management Association Top 10 Finalist for Best Places to Work


Texas Association of Personnel Consultants Third in State of Texas


Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend Employer Award of Excellence


Gulf Coast Expansion to Houston Area

Areas We Serve



Corpus Christi

George West



Port Aransas

Port Lavaca







Three Rivers



The Woodlands

Meet Our President

sharonSharon Kollaja

Owner and President

Sharon is the Owner and President of Sterling Personnel, Inc. and Sterling HR and an active participant in the Corpus Christi business community. After acquiring Sterling Personnel, Inc. in 2004, Sharon’s leadership has resulted in the substantial growth of the company, as well as the placement of thousands of workers in jobs throughout the Texas Gulf Coast.

Beyond serving as the CEO of Sterling Personnel, Sharon is dynamically involved in the community. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce since 2010, serving as Chairman in 2014. She has served on the Texas Society of CPA’s state and local boards, and has also been actively involved in Leadership Corpus Christi as a Graduate, Chair of Class 34 and Chair of the Alumni Association in 2002 – 2003.

Sharon’s professional affiliations have resulted in numerous recognitions. On December 6, 2012, she received the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman’s Award, and while serving as the President of the Corpus Christi CPA Society in 2008-2009, the chapter was named Outstanding Mid-Sized Chapter in the state of Texas. In 2007, Sharon served as the President of the Corpus Christi Human Resource Management Association which was recognized on a national level during her term by the National Society for Human Resource Management with the Superior Merit Award.

Sharon is known for her integrity and effectiveness in business, as well as her dedicated commitment to making a difference in our community. She is an honors graduate from Corpus Christi State University, and has mentored other CPA’s in their careers.


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