Manager Profiles

Jay Carlton, Chief Executive Officer

Jay Carlton has leadership for all of Sterling Structures activities and business opportunities. Jay is co¬≠-founder and shareholder of Sterling since 1997.  Carlton served for 13 years on the board of AGC Houston.  Jay formally served on the board of Rebuilding Together Houston, a national non-profit. Jay serves his community as City Councilman and as Fire Commissioner for the City of Hunter's Creek Village. Jay graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Construction Science and was awarded to the class of 2020 class of outstanding alumni. 

Mike Gordy, President

Mike has oversight of all Sterling Structures field operations and business development. Mike is a co-founder and shareholder of Sterling since 1997.  Mike's extensive experience in the construction industry has provided him with an in-depth understanding of successful field management.  Prior to founding Sterling, Mike held construction positons with Katy Independent School district, Harrop Construction Company, Repcon Commercial Contracting, and Dyad Development Company. Mike currently serves as a City Councilman with the City of Hillshire Village.

Sandy Carlton, Chief Financial Officer

Sandy Carlton manages financial operations for the company including payroll, insurance reporting and preparation of financial statements.  Prior to joining Sterling, Sandy worked for BMC Software and Shell Oil Company. Sandy is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University with a BBA in marketing, and received an MBA from the University of Houston.


Prasad Nunna, Vice President

 Prasad directs the estimating, value engineering, and design of all potential projects. He was promoted to shareholder and partner in 2017.  Clients appreciate Prasad's engineering experience and solution-oriented  approach to project development.  Prasad joined Sterling in 2002 as chief estimator.  Prior to joining Sterling, Prasad held positions at J.J. Contracting, Inc. and Harrop Construction Company. Prasad is a graduate of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology with a master's degree in Civil Engineering.