Our Staff

  • Our Staff

     ShannonShannon is the branch manager in the Yoerk’s Champaign office.  She has been working with Express since September of 2014 and began as a clerical staffing consultant.Shannon is currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Leadership and Administration.  In her spare time, she enjoys going on vacation to the beach with her family and binge watching shows on Netflix.
    Shannon Risken- Branch Manager 
    Debbie

    Debbie has been with Express since November 2013. Her role at Express has included getting our office connected to our community, assuring that our growing office stays compliant with HR rules and regulations, reaching out to our clients to ensure they are receiving World Class Customer Service, and making sure our internal staff needs are taken care of. Outside of Express, Debbie loves to travel (mainly to warm destinations like the beach) spending quality time with family and friends, and volunteering for local charities.


    Debbie Moore- Community Coordinator 
     CodyCody Alterman is a Professional Staffing Recruiter in the Champaign office. His recruiting career began in 2010 as an active duty Marine. He was charged with recruiting the top prospects from college campuses in the state of IL for the chance to become Marine Corps Officers. After 2 years of continued success, he decided that recruiting was a calling for me. He realized that helping my local citizens find professional careers was a way to make an impact that could be felt closer to home. After finishing his time in service, decided that he wanted to join a winning team, and he offered a position with Express Employment. For the past six years, he has worked closely with local businesses to understand their professional staffing/project needs and to provide the most qualified candidates in professional positions for short and long term projects.

    Cody Alterman- Professional Recruiter 
    HeatherHeather McKinney is the HR Manager at Express Employment Professionals with the responsibility of processing payroll, accounts receivables and workers compensation claims since August of 2015.  Heather is married to her high school sweetheart for 18 ½ years and has two children.  Prior to working at Express she was in banking for 23 years.   One of the most gratifying parts of her job is helping people with one of the most emotional aspects of their lives, money.

    Heather McKinney- HR Manager 

    Florence

    Florence returned to Express in August 2015 after taking a brief hiatus. Her duties include compliance, payroll and worker's compensation. She is from Andover, New Jersey and has eight grandkids. She enjoys gardening and wine trails along with knitting and riding bicycles with her grandkids.

    Florence Partenheimer- HR Assistant 
    DarrellDarrell is the front office lead at our Champaign office. He studied Sports Management at Millikin University and played football. He is originally from Mt. Vernon, IL. He loves socializing with friends, playing sports, and working out in his free time. He has helped a Danville Semi Pro Basketball team as part of his dedication to community service. Go Cardinals!
    Darrell Mitchell- Front Office Lead 
    BlakeheadshotBlake has been with Express since April 2015 in a variety of roles at Kraft, Rantoul Foods, and now as a Staffing Consultant.  Blake has a passion for small business in both working for one and helping others in the community.  He aspires to own his own Express Franchise one day.  Sometimes people confuse Blake with Tyler Mumm, but he cannot stress enough that he is not Tyler Mumm because Blake is much funnier than Tyler. When Blake is not in the office, he can be found Umpiring baseball games, watching his beloved Chicago Cubs ( WORLD SERIES CHAMPS! ), and playing NBA 2k17.  To fulfill his community service requirement, Blake is a Big Brother to a 12 year old in Champaign through Big Brother Big Sister.

    Blake Quinlan- Staffing Consultant 
    Alicia Headshot Alicia was born and raised in Champaign and she has been with Express since 2013. Alicia is a mother of a lovely little girl, Kailey. In her free time she loves to spend time with her daughter, friends , and watch the Cubs. Alicia is always thinking of ways to help others and make them happy! 
    Alicia Dow- Staffing Consultant 
    DanielleA new member of our Champaign location Danielle brings lots of energy and enthusiasm to our team. Danielle has never met a stranger and loves talking to new people. She specials in both industrial and clerical staff recruiting. In her spare time Danielle likes to spend time with her dogs, cook, and drink an ice cold bud light! 

    Danielle Vietor- Staffing Consultant
     
     KarlyKarly is new to Express starting in December 2016 as a Staffing Consultant. She loves helping businesses be successful by solving their hiring problems. She has extensive experience in client relations and retention. In her short time with Express she has developed an appreciation for finding people meaningful long term work.
     When Karly is not at work she is spending time with her family and two mini schnauzers. She loves shopping, attending Illinois football and basketball games, and Chicago Cubs games. When she isn’t busy with all of that she is renovating her mid-century modern ranch. She volunteers her time as the Director of the Miss Fisher Fair Queen pageant which helps young ladies gain communication and interview skills.

    Karly Combest- Staffing Consultant 
     Ryan

    Ryan Church is one of the newest members of our Express team.  He started in November 2016 and is excited for the opportunity to help provide jobs in central Illinois by being a staffing consultant.  In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, reading, and watching sports. Ryan is also a native of Champaign, IL.


    Ryan Church- Research Coordinator 
    SarahSarah is an on-site manager and has been with Express since March 2015. She has had her fair share in managing on-site accounts in various fields including office services and industrial accounts with high volume demands. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her nieces and family and enjoys socializing with friends. 
    Sarah Bixby- On-Site Manager
     
     Melanie

    Melanie has been with Express for two years and has been involved in managing all of the key on-site accounts. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Human Resources and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois. She works on nights and weekends to balance her school schedule. She has a passion for helping people. 


    Melanie Meltzer- On-Site Manager 
     AngelAngel joined Express in April 2016 as a staffing consultant and recently transitioned into the role of On-Site Manager. Her favorite pass time is spending time with her family. She is excited to work with such a great company and look forward to see where this journey will bring her.
    Angel Jones- Staffing Consultant/On-Site Manager 
     AidaIn 1972, Aida was born in Tampico, Mexico where she grew up, she attended the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas  UAT in Mexico where she received her college education in Communication Sciences. In 1998, she moved to the United States looking for a better opportunities . Then in 2004 she got married and has been married for 12  years, she has one son who loves baseball. Aida has an outgoing and caring personality who is motivated to see Express be successful. She has been with Express since May, 2016 as an on-site coordinator.
     
     Aida Latham- On-Site Coordinator