Sales Department, with over 240 years of technical experience,
Schneider CIPE, joined Al Sterling in 1965 and is our
Chief Operating Officer. Vic started in the plumbing
industry working part time for Grinnell Corporation after high
school. He joined AmStan Supply and worked his way up
and became branch manager of AmStan Supply in Houston.
He met Albert Sterling and the partnership began over 45 years ago. He received his certification in plumbing engineering from
the American Society of Plumbing Engineers in 1994. Vic is a charter
member of the Houston Chapter of the American Society of Plumbing
Engineers. Vic is the proud father of 11 children and numerous
stands ready to assist you!
Sterling, Jr received his bachelorís degree in
Mechanical Engineering from Rice University. He then entered the
United States Navy where he served as a Lieutenant refitting ships
during the war from 1941 to 1945.
Al started the company in 1947 working out of one office and
representing one line. One of Alís first tasks was convincing
plumbing design engineers that wall hung water closets were the
proper fixtures for commercial buildings. This was a totally new
concept at the time. It was during this time that plumbing engineers
in Houston started to rely on the integrity and expertise of Al
Sterling. Al continues to inspire our employees to this day with his
high moral standards and impeccable integrity.Albert is a charter member of the Houston American Society
of Plumbing Engineers Chapter.
Schneider, CPD, joined Albert Sterling &
Associates in 1980 when he opened the San Antonio office. Prior to
joining the company, Stephen worked for Morrison Plumbing Supply
Stephen graduated from Texas State University (SWT) in 1978
with a bachelor of science in Criminal Justice. He is a charter
member of the Central Texas ASPE Chapter. He received his
certification in plumbing engineering (CPD) from the American
Society of Plumbing Engineers in 1996.
Stephen is currently the Vice President of Albert Sterling &
Associates, manages the San Antonio office and a previous director
for the Mechanical Contractor Association of San Antonio. He
is a gradate of both the San Antonio Police Dept.'s and the
FBI's citizens academies. Since 1996, he has been a Bexar
County appointee to Bexar-Metro 9-1-1 District.
Construction News article on Stephen.
Ivey joined Albert Sterling & Associates in
1977. Prior to joining the Houston office, Jim began his
career in commercial plumbing with Economy Plumbing Supply in 1963
as the city counterman. From 1965 until 1976, Jim worked for
Plumbing Supply Co. as inventory control clerk, quotations and
outside sales. In 1976 he joined Gulf and Basco Plumbing
Supply to start up the commercial plumbing division. Jim is
currently in outside sales for the Houston office and also the news
editor for the Houston ASPE chapter.
E. Maynard joined the Dallas office of Albert
Sterling & Associates in 1988. Before working for the company,
Forrest managed sales efforts for various companies. Forrest
obtained a bachelor of arts degree in Business Administration from
Central State University in Oklahoma in 1970. Forrest is an
active member of the Dallas ASPE Chapter.
has been with Albert Sterling & Associates
since 1989. He handles outside sales and prides himself
in customer service for the wholesalers and contractors. Mike
is our outside contact for our
product lines. Mike is a member of the Houston Livestock Show
and Rodeo and an active member of ASPE.
Schneider Jr. joined the team of Albert Sterling
& Associates in the spring of 1996. Vic Jr. handles inside
sales and customer assistance for any of our
manufactures. Prior to joining Albert Sterling &
Associates, Vic Jr. majored in Business Management at a Houston area
college. He is also an active member in the Houston chapter of
The American Society of Plumbing Engineers and is the current social
director. Vic Jr. enjoys
working with our customers and helping them with different field
situations, questions and applications.
joined our company September 1989. Before
joining our company, she was in the property management business.
Beverly is our professional secretary and she is the part of our
team that keeps the office flowing. Beverly will be happy
assist you with any questions regarding your account.
handles are warehouse and
is active in the Houston ASPE chapter. Chris is our "go to man", for glass pipe orders and Acorn