Meet Our Team

  • Whether you are looking for a new job opportunity or the perfect employee, you can be assured that your Express team will always go above and beyond, applying all knowledge and expertise to ensure your complete satisfaction.

  • Karen Managing Director Express BendKaren Turner, Managing Director 

    Karen was born and raised in Canby, Oregon. She attended George Fox University where she gained a BA in Human Resources & Organization Development. She started her Career at Express in 1997 and has 22 years in the staffing industry.  Karen is passionate about building long-term relationships with our clients & candidates. She loves the impact that we make every day in people’s lives and the businesses throughout the Central Oregon region. In her spare time, she enjoys snowmobiling, paddle boarding, cooking, and spending time with family. 

  • Kathy Payroll Manger Exec Assistant Bend ExpressKathy Hesch, Executive Assistant and Payroll Manager

    Born in San Diego, California and raised in Bend, Oregon, Kathy started working for Express in 2012.  She loves helping people succeed in the assignments they perform and she appreciates our clients when they hire them on permanently.  She feels that when this happens we've done our job by making a great match.  In her free time, she loves hiking, making quilts and spending time with friends and family.  

  • Shawn Staffing Consultant Express BendShawn Cotton, Staffing Consultant

    Shawn was born and raised in Bernardsville, New Jersey. After obtaining a BA in Business from Elizabethtown College, he moved to Central Oregon and in 2013 started working for Express. His success at Express is due to his love for connecting people.  In his free time he enjoys riding motorcycles and skiing.


  • Nicki Recruiting Manager Bend ExpressNicki Migdal, Recruiting Manager and Staffing Consultant

    Nicki was born and raised in Napa California.  She started working for Express in August of 2014.  Express provides her with the ability to do what she loves the most, which is helping people provide for themselves and their families, while gaining financial stability and getting the satisfaction of being a contributing citizen.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, traveling and being a constant student of life.

  • Josh Johnson Staffing Consultant Express JobsJosh Johnson, Staffing Consultant

    Josh was born and raised in Central Oregon. He started working for Express in January 2015 and finds it rewarding to help people find jobs to provide for their families and help the local businesses thrive in Central Oregon. Josh specializes in creative recruiting and job placement. In his free time he enjoys acting, playing pool and hanging out with friends.

  • Rob Business Dev Mgr Express JobsRob Ramaker, Business Development Manager

    Rob was born in Monterrey, California. His 19 years of experience as a General Manager in the restaurant industry, has given him a unique perspective of understanding customers’ needs. By taking a consultative approach in discussing solutions he is able to improve the client’s experience. He is passionate about establishing relationships with businesses, making it easy for clients to locate the professionals that will make the most positive impact on their organizations. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs in beautiful Central Oregon.

  • Ian Recruiter Express JobsIan McGrath, Recruiter

    Ian was born in Detroit and raised in Sunriver, Oregon. He attended Linfield College and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business. In September 2017 he started working for Express to help people find the right career, meet new people and hear their stories.  When he is not working he enjoys being outside and playing sports.