Meet Our Express Bloomington Team


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  • Meet Our Team

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    Maria Douglas

    Office Manager

    Maria came to Bloomington in 1993 to attend IU and never left! Her career has included operations, marketing and personal training. She manages the Employment Specialists, and recruiters as well as our Front Office Coordinators and makes sure both the office and the business are running as smooth and efficient as possible. Maria loves to serve our community and her position allows her to help both people and local businesses grow. 

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    Jasmine Boyce

    Employment Specialist

    Jasmine was born and raised in Chicago. She has been a Bloomingtonian since 2015. Prior to coming to us she has worked as a Caregiver, Campaign Office Manager and Licensed Insurance Agent. Her favorite part of working with Express is getting to know lots of new people!

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    Rafael Cronin

    Employment Specialist

    Rafael was born in Scotland, but has lived in Bloomington most of his life. Prior to coming to Express he has worked as an Assistant Teacher and Caregiver. His favorite part of his job is helping people improve their situation. Rafael is yet another accomplished artist on our staff. He is also always up for a good office prank!

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    Kate Kowalski

    Employment Specialist

    Kate was born and raised in Bloomington. Prior to joining Express she worked as a Publishing Assistant. She believes helping people find jobs is the best part of working with Express. When not at work you will find Kate belly dancing, reading or kayaking.

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    Avery Norris


    Avery was raised in Bloomington IN and now lives with her black cat Aries. Before working for Express she worked for Gan Shalom Preschool. As a recruiter, Avery enjoys talking to all of the unique candidates and helping set them up with interviews.  When not working at Express you can find Avery ballroom or hula dancing or talking to someone about superheroes and Harry Potter!

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    Shaylah Burger

    Front Office Coordinator

    Shaylah was born in Minot North Dakota, but moved to Bloomington when she was five. She graduated from IU with a degree in Spanish Linguistics. She has served in the Bloomington public school system as a Bilingual Immersion Coordinator. In her free time Shaylah loves to create art.

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    Jessica Irmer

    Front Office Coordinator

    Originally from Indianapolis, Jessica came to Bloomington in 2013 to attend IU Bloomington with a Psychology and English Major. She loves working at the front desk because of all of the people she gets to interact with. When not working, Jessica loves hiking and being outside, especially with her dog Aubrey!

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    Lawrence Hammer

    Marketing Specialist

    Lawrence was born in Illinois and has lived in Iowa, Arizona, back to Illinois, and Washington before finally coming to his senses and moving to Bloomington. Prior to working with us he has worked primarily in higher education and marketing. Lawrence also speaks fluent German, is a lover of board games and an avid Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fan.

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    Jonathan Paez

    Talent Acquisition and Professional Placement

    Jonathan brings to Express over 10 years of business development and management experience from multiple industries including finance, e commerce, digital marketing and big chain retail. He is passionate about seeing others succeed and hopes to one day put his skills together to become a business owner himself. Jonathan is excellent at communicating and has a strong will to assist others, so if you're a business that needs help finding the perfect candidate or if you're a candidate searching for the dream company, Jonathan can help bridge the gap.

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    Lily Wenninger

    Professional Placement Assistant

    Lily has grown up around Express. Her parents own the Fishers, Indiana office. She is currently pursuing her Masters degree at Indiana University. Together with Jon, they manage the entire professional placements department!

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    Ashley Reid

    Business Development Specialist

    Ashley was in Sullivan Indiana and moved to Bloomington in 2014. Prior to coming to us she worked in auto sales. She loves running and will soon participate in her fifth half marathon

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    Michelle Hooten

    Payroll Coordinator

    Michelle was born and raised in Indianapolis. She moved to Bloomington in 2014. Her past employment includes office management and safety officer. She's a crafter and loves to garden.

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