Sterling McDavid


Sterling McDavid is an entrepreneur focused on real estate development, design, social good and hospitality. Sterling is the CEO and Founder of Sterling McDavid LLC which is a real estate development and design firm. She also founded The Starling Project in 2015 which is a candle company that gives back. For every candle sold, solar power is brought to a rural community in need.

Prior to launching Sterling McDavid LLC and The Starling Project, Sterling worked at the architecture firm Projectiles in Paris, France where she primarily responsbile for designing a spa in Latvia. Prior to Projectiles, Sterling was a financial analyst in the Securities Division at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York.

Sterling holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business. She is also a Parson's School of Design graduate. Sterling in an active member of UNICEF Next Generation, where she serves as a member of the New York Steering Commitee. She has also traveled to Vietnam to do field work on behalf of UNICEF. Sterling also serves as an active member of the MD Anderson Cancer Center Junior Board.

Sterling is a co-owner of the New York City restaurants Hunt & Fish Club and Rogue & Canon.