Sterling Showalter graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2008 with a B.S. in Economics. Commissioned as an Army Armor Officer he served as a Scout Platoon Leader, Company XO, and Squadron S3. He has been stationed at Fort Knox, Fort Benning, and Fort Hood. Sterling has one combat deployment with 9th Calvary Regiment to Mosul, Iraq. After leaving the military Sterling spent time with industrial manufacturing companies in the steel and automotive verticals. Several years of which were spent with private equity operations teams in both acquisition and restructuring environments. After completing his MBA at the University of Texas at Austin Sterling transitioned into the tech industry where he currently works for a leading SaaS provider in Austin, TX. Sterling would prefer to work with students pursuing their undergraduate education.