GRAND RAPIDS, MI: Lambert, Edwards & Associates has acquired public policy and issues management firm Sterling Corporation.
Led by managing partner Steve Linder and partner and political director Mark Pischea, Sterling will remain a separate company and operate under its existing brand. Founded in 1999, Sterling is based in Lansing, MI.
The transaction will increase Lambert, Edward & Associates’ revenues and staff by approximately 20%, the firm said in a statement. This is the Michigan agency’s fifth acquisition and its second-largest since buying John Bailey & Associates in 2009.