• Our Team

    Cody Alterman 2019*
    Cody Alterman

    Managing Director

    Cody Alterman became a part of the Express family in 2013. He started as an On-Site Account Manager where he helped develop the staffing procedures required to manage large scale industrial accounts. Throughout his years with Express, he has helped launch and grow a variety of business solutions for our client base. Currently he is The Director of our Professional Staffing Division. His job, daily, consists of managing the fulfillment of the higher skilled and professional positions that we acquire through either a direct or indirect sales effort. Cody and all the other recruiters follow a strict fulfillment timeline that allows us to deliver highly qualified candidates to our clients in a given time frame.

    Cody was born in Kansas City, KS, however, because of his dad's career he moved multiple times and attended 8 different preparatory schools before he joined the United States Marine Corps. He attained his bachelor's degree in Business Administration and got a minor in Leadership.

    Cody's favorite part about working with Express is the progressive nature of the business and the innovation that is promoted. Cody looks forward to the seeing our dynamic team continue to develop and grow our business to new heights.


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    Sarah Bixby 2019
    Sarah Bixby

    Branch Manager

    Sarah Bixby joined the Express family in 2015 as an On-site Manager. During her time here, she has had different positions from Payroll to Community Relations and is now currently part of the Leadership team, heading up the industrial temp division.

    Sarah is originally from Idaho, raised in Charleston IL, and has now lived in Champaign for 7 years. She also attended Vincennes University where she studied Business Administration and was a part of the Track & Field and cross-country team, receiving All-American honors. Her favorite part about working with Express is interacting with different people, watching and helping others develop & helping others find their career path.

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    Nichole Broerman
    Nichole Broerman

    Payroll and Workers Compensation Coordinator

    Nichole Broerman joined the Express team in early 2019 as the Front Office Coordinator. Her responsibilities now are to process payroll to make sure everyone gets paid on Fridays! 

    Nichole lives in Mahomet, IL and went to college to study criminal justice and business administration. 

    Nichole says her favorite part about working at Express is the organized chaos of the bullpin. She says that from the outside looking in, it may look like we are losing our minds, but really, we just love what we do! She says that she looks forward to helping people provide for their families.


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    Deanna Burgess 2019*
    Deanna Burgess


    Deanna Burgess joined Express Employment Professionals in October of 2017 as Controller for the Franchise.  She was originally with an outside accounting firm who helped the owners get started with their Franchise in 2009.  She continued to help with accounting and bookkeeping support until 2017 when she came on board full time.

    Deanna was born and raised in Champaign. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelor's in AG Accounting.

    Deanna's role at Express consists of Accounts payable, bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, payroll for the corporate staff, supervising the Express Payroll coordinator, supply ordering and many other functions which include staff support.

    Deanna enjoys working with the staff and owners helping to solve problems and find solutions to any issues that arise.  She enjoys how the company feels like a family and looks forward to helping the owners to continue to grow their business.


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    QK Clemmons
    Qkeomi "QK" Clemmons

    Employment Specialist

    Qkeomi Clemmons joined the Express family in the spring of 2019. He is originally from Indianola, Mississippi. He went to college at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, where he studied sociology and anthropology. He is currently attending Abilene Christian University.

    Qkeomi started with Express as a recruitment specialist. He is tasked with helping people find jobs, post jobs and answer messages on social media, work on events, and work on the phones to talk to potential candidates.

    Qkeomi says his favorite part about Express is the teamwork and energy that the office brings every day of the week. He says it is encouraging and motivating to know you have a team that will have your back during the climb.


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    Whitney Emmert
    Whitney Emmert

    Marketing Specialist

    Whitney Emmert joined the Express Employment family in the spring of 2019 as the Marketing Specialist. She joined with an extensive background in marketing, sales, and social media development.

    Whitney is from Danville, IL and has farming roots in Georgetown, IL. She graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in Communications/ Public Relations and a minor in psychology.

    Whitney's favorite part about working for Express is building the brand and message together with the franchise owners and the staff. She said it is fun to be able to create and build the content for the office. What she looks forward to in the future is being able to coach and mentor other marketing specialists across the country.


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    Rocio 2019*
    Rocio Figueroa

    Employment Specialist

    Rocio Figueroa started with Express Employment Professionals in the spring of 2019 as an Employment Specialist. She is responsible for conducting interviews on the phone and in person and making calls to make sure everyone who is looking for employment has been helped and taken care of properly.

    Rocio is originally from Tamaulipas, Mexico. She is currenting attending Parkland College and studying for her associates in Business Administration.

    Rocio says her favorite part about working at Express is that you are constantly learning new things and finding better ways to help people find employment. She loves working with great people who become family for a short period of time.


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    Carol Floyd
    Carol Floyd

    Administrative Employment Specialist

    Carol Floyd joined Express Employment Professionals in spring of 2019 as an Administrative Employment Specialist. In her role, she is in charge of recruiting for administrative positions (receptionists, office managers, accounting, bookkeeping, etc.)

    Carol is from Charleston, IL and went to school at Lakeland College and Eastern Illinois University. Her studies focused on marketing/ finance, management, and career/ organizational studies. She is currently enrolled at Parkland College and seeking a leadership edge certificate.

    Carol enjoys feeling like she made a different in the lives of others each day. Every day, she does meaningful work. She loves to coach people on interview skills and resume development, as well as, working with clients on candidate selection/ staffing. She looks forward to one day owning her own franchise.


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    Edgar 2019*
    Edgar Fuentes

    On-Site Supervisor

    Edgar Fuentes  started working for Express at the beginning of 2019 as an Industrial Employment Specialist. He interviews people for industrial positions and oversees finding the best job that will set them up for success.

    Edgar is originally from Veracruz, Mexico and attended Parkland College in Champaign, IL, to study Surgical Technology. He realized the medical field wasn't for him. He loves helping people and Express has given him the chance to not only help associates find a job but help them succeed.

    Edgar looks forward to becoming the best version of himself and mastering new skills. 


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    April Hale 2019*
    April Hale

    On-Site Coordinator

    April Hale  became part of Express in 2015. As an On-Site Coordinator, she does payroll, scheduling, orientations, and on-site check ins for one of Express' industrial clients.

    She is originally from Champaign, IL, and completed a Message Therapy Program at Parkland College. April loves helping associates find work and watching them grow as employees. It is a joy for her seeing them become independent and provide a steady income for their families. She looks forward to seeing more associates get the job they love and the stability they need.  


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    Gordon Hieb
    Gordan Hieb

    Executive Recruiter

    Gordon Hieb became a part of the Express family in 2019. He started as an executive recruiter for the Specialized Recruiting Group focusing on accounting and finance. His job on a daily basis consists of managing the fulfillment of higher skilled and professional positions that we acquire through either a direct or indirect sales effort.

    Gordon was born in Sedro Woolley, Washington and served a distinguish career in the Marine Corps before joining our team. He attained his bachelor's degree from Liberty University with a focus on Business Administration, Human Resources and Life Coaching. His favorite part about working at Express is assisting those highly qualified professionals in the community find lucrative career opportunities.


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    Jordan King 2019
    Jordan King

    Employment Specialist

    Jordan King started with Express Employment Professionals in 2019 as an Administrative Employment Specialist. He quickly showed a talent for working with trade associates and was moved over to Skilled Trade Recruiting. His daily duties consist of recruiting individuals for specifics job openings and introducing them to clients. He also assists with day to day operations such as answering phones.

    Jordan is originally from Danville, IL, and graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Business Management degree. His favorite part about working with Express is working as a team to accomplish goals and tasks. He likes taking a project and streamlining it in order for it to reach maximum effectiveness. He looks forward to growing with Express and being part of the team that takes the Champaign office to the #1 spot!


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    Aida Latham

    On-Site Supervisor

    Aida Latham  joined the Express team in 2016 as a Front Office Coordinator. Her growth within the office has led her to become an On-Site Account Manager. She is responsible for recruiting, onboarding and orientation for more than 150 temporary and contract employees for one large industrial account. She also makes sure that the working employees are well managed and developing skills to accomplish the duties the clients request.

    She is originally from Tampico, Mexico and graduated from the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas with a bachelor's in communication science specializing in journalism and business.

    Her favorite part about working with Express is changing people's lives and she looks forward to doing what she loves for many years to come!


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    Connie Miller

    Business Development Manager

    Connie Miller  joined the Express family in 2014. As a Business Development Manager, she talks with local business owners and managers about Express service and educates them about how the company can help them save time and money with their hiring process.

    She is originally from Shelbyville, IL, and has her Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Southern Illinois University. Her favorite part about working with Express is building relationships with business owners and managers throughout our community. Besides loving her job, she appreciates the values of Express as a faith-based company; giving people hope by helping them gain employment and provide for their families.

    She looks forward to helping companies achieve their staffing needs, reduce turnover and save time and money. 


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    Darrell Mitchell 2019*
    Darrell Mitchell

    Industrial Staffing Lead

    Darrell Mitchell  joined the Express team in 2015 as a Front Office Coordinator. His journey with Express as taken him to become an Industrial Staffing Lead, where Darrell now helps recruit high-quality employees that best fit job openings. He works directly with management to determine the desired type of employee. From there, he organizes position advertising, recruitment, interviews and job negotiations.

    Darrell is originally from Mt. Vernon, IL, and graduated from Millikin University with a degree in Sport Management. Darrell likes the challenges of his position and loves helping others. He looks forward to seeing how much progress he makes these next 4 years. 


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    JMo 2019
    Jordan Morris

    On-Site Coordinator/ Employment Specialist

    Jordan Morris joined the Express family in the spring of 2019 as an on-site coordinator and employment specialist. Jordan's role has changed and grown in many ways with new responsibilities being added consistently as he grows with the company.

    Jordan says his favorite part of the job is being able to help make a difference with the associates that cross his path. He looks forward to learning more about the business as a whole and continuing to grown with the company. He hopes he can implement new ideas and help develop others around him.

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    Traci Osby
    Traci DeAndre Osby

    Employment Specialist

    Traci DeAndre Osby  began to work for Express at the beginning of 2018 as a front office coordinator. Throughout her time working with Express she has become a Recruiting Specialist, which position consists of recruiting for full and part time position, interviewing and following up with associates and clients.

    Traci is originally from Urbana, IL, and attended Robert Morris University in Springfield, IL, with a bachelor's degree in Applied Science.

    Traci favorite part about working with Express is the staff and clients. She loves the team making memories on a daily basis and participating in special events.

    Traci looks forward to helping people find the right job that meets their requirements. She loves going above and beyond to make sure they get hired on to be successful. 


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    Erin Patrick 2019
    Erin Patrick

    Branch Manager

    Erin Patrick joined the Express family in 2018 as an Administrative Staffing Recruiter. Her journey with Express has led her to become a Branch Manager where she helps others succeed and gives hope.

    Erin loves working with associates, clients and co-workers. 

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    Parker Perrero 2019
    Parker Perrero

    On-Site Director

    Parker Perrero became part of Express Employment Professionals in 2016 and is currently the On-Site Director. He utilizes his skills daily with clients by processing payroll, interviewing, assisting with training, and developing associates.

    Parker is originally from Fisher, IL, and attended Monmouth College to get his Exercise Science and Business Administration degree.

    Parker enjoys being able to help hard working associates find fulltime jobs along with listening and giving employment advice to help them succeed in their careers.


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    Danielle Reed 2019*
    Danielle Reed

    Administrative Employment Specialist

    Danielle Reed became part of Express Employment Professionals in 2016 as a Staffing Specialist. Her journey with Express as led her to become the Senior Administrative Recruiter. Her role is to help over 300 companies find top talent for their ever-growing businesses. She recruits, interviews, manages and trains the internal staff as well.

    Danielle is originally from Mahomet, IL. She is currently enrolled at Eastern Illinois University studying "Organizational and Professional Development". Her favorite part about working with Express is her ability to help people of all walks of life on a daily basis. 

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    Carol Shuff 2019
    Carol Shuff

    Account Manager

    Carol Shuff  joined the Express family in 2015 as an Outside Sales Specialist. She interacts with clients and does prospect calls to retain and develop new clients, follow up calls, set appointments and educate businesses on Express services.

    Carol is originally from Shelbyville, IL, and graduated from Lake Land College with a bachelor's in business. 

    Carol's favorite part about working with Express is her clients, servicing, the variety, never getting comfortable and the fast pace.

    Carol looks forward to continued growth and developing new clients while retaining past clients. 


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    Brandon Taylor
    Brandon Taylor

    Employment Specialist

    Brandon Taylor started with Express in 2019 as an Employment Specialist. His primary responsibilities are seeking out and betting the best candidates for the positions that are available now or in the future. He is part of the ASAP team, which means he is tasked with filling the most pressing positions immediately.

    Brandon was born in Joilet, IL, but was raised in Rantoul, IL. He studied natural sciences and human biology for 2 years at Parkland College.

    Brandon's favorite part about working for Express is the focus on personal growth and development. In the future, he looks forward to really helping people and impacting the associates on a deeper level than just finding them employment.


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