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Ruth SterlingA different kind of ad agency

Sterling Design & Communications was founded in 1986 when Ruth Sterling left a corporate communications management position to “take her marbles and start her own game.” For the first 18 years, her previous employer was her biggest customer, and the relationship continues today.


About Founder Ruth (Simpson) Sterling

A graphic designer who majored in art at Bucknell . . .
a writer with a BA in journalism . . .
a marketing pro with an MBA . . . .

These all describe the same person, Ruth Sterling.

Add a few adjectives: creative, cogent, tenacious… sterling.

“We have to live up to our name,” Sterling often says, while working to create business solutions of superior quality and integrity.