Sterling is founder and principal at Recon Resources, an oil & gas company that specializes in the acquisition and management of mineral assets. Prior to joining Recon, Mr. Ream was a Partner and the Director of Development with Worth Williams Properties, a commercial real estate development company. He is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Texas and an active member of multiple organizations including the American Association of Petroleum Landmen (AAPL), the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR), and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Mr. Ream earned a Communication Studies and Economics degree from the University of Kansas and is in the process of completing his Masters in Accounting. Sterling and his wife, Angela, are natives of and reside in Dallas, Texas with their son, Chuck, and dog, Wiley.