• Building Success. Building Hope.

    Specialized Recruiting Group, a division of Express Employment Professionals of Dubuque, IA is a leading Accounting and Finance staffing provider helping job seekers like Controllers, Senior Accountants, Internal Auditors, Tax Professionals, Full Charge Bookkeepers and many other accounting professionals find work with a wide variety of local businesses.

    Because we're locally owned, we live in and work in this community and have a vested interest in its success. In addition to our recruiting services, our team is actively involved with a wide variety of causes and organizations that help strengthen our beautiful city.

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  • Our Services

    Employment Solutions for Dubuque, IA

    The Specialized Recruiting Group of Express Employment Professionals works with job seekers to help find the right job for their skills and experience. We have a variety of jobs available, including full-time and contract positions. As one of the leading staffing companies in North America and Dubuque, IA, we’re ready to help you take the next step in your career.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, or disability status. Contact us today to get started on finding the right fit for you.

  • International Resources

    The Express office is a locally owned small business with access to international resources. Founded in 1983, Express today employs more than 500,000 people across more than 850 franchise locations in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

  • Our Vision:

    To help as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people.

    Our Impact:

    Express has put more than 5 million people to work worldwide.

  • Meet Our Team

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    Thackery Carter

    Executive Recruiter

    Thackery joined the Specialized Recruiting Group in January 2022. Prior to working for SRG, Thackery worked as a Sales Manager for over seven years. Thackery specializes in placing candidates in Sales, Sales Management, Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources positions. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Dubuque.

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    Cassie Gibson

    Executive Recruiter

    Cassie Gibson joined the Specialized Recruiting Group in March 2021 as an Executive Recruiter specializing in Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Construction, Production, and Maintenance. Prior to working for SRG, Cassie worked in customer service roles for over ten years which she uses to benefit her clients and candidates. Cassie has a Master of Communication Management degree from the University of Dubuque.

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    Lori Klein

    Managing Director

    Lori has over 12 years of experience in staffing where she not only loves helping companies find exceptional employees, her heart grows fonder in training and watching her internal staff grow.  Because of Lori’s servant's heart and dedication, she was awarded the Unsung Champion for Women of Achievement in 2017.  Lori was also presented with the Meritorious Award at Express Employment Professionals International Leadership Conference, out of 850 Express offices in 2018. Lori obtained a BA in Business Administration, Marketing in 2012 from the University of Dubuque. 


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