Our Staff

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    Meet the Team! 




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    Shelley Nilsen & Nathan Nilsen

    Owners

    Express Employment Professionals of Eureka, CA is owned by Shelley and Nathan Nilsen and has been in operation since 2000. Shelley runs Express while Nathan runs Nilsen Co.'s Eureka store and feed mill. Shelley and the fabulous Express Team are dedicated to providing quality staffing services and human resource solutions to businesses and job seekers in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.

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    Shelley Nilsen
    Shelley Nilsen

    CEO

    • When I grow up I want to help lead the effort to build up the Wabash neighborhood into a sparkling gem of Eureka.
    • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life:  Never stop learning! Deliberately make time for learning and be very intentional about what you seek to learn.
    • Pets:  One bossy house cat and one debonair office cat, both of them too territorial for their own good.
      • Biggest pet peeve:  Excessive use of commas!

       

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      Dan Heinen
      Dan Heinen

      Operations Manager

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      Doug Floraday
      Doug Floraday

      Business Developer

      • If I could vacation anywhere, it would be Machu Picchu.  
      • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life: If not now, when?
      • I don't like Opera.
      • Biggest pet peeve: Rudeness.

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      Esme Dominguez
      Esme Dominguez

      Business Developer

      • I enjoy hiking, going to the beach and being outdoors.
      • If I could vacation anywhere, it would be Peru.
      • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life: Not caring about others opinion and always treating people with kindness.
      • Biggest Pet Peeve: Rudeness.
      • Favorite dessert: Strawberry Cheesecake.

       

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      David Martinez
      David Martinez

      Administrative Coordinator

      • I like to make music, play video games and go out with friends.
      • If I could vacation anywhere, it would be at St. Lucia Island.
      • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life: Be authentic and fearless whenever you can, forgive yourself when you fail, invest fully in your work and play.
      • Biggest pet peeve: "Supposably"

       

         

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        Shakeh Chocholak
        Shakeh Chocholak

        Healthcare Recruiter

        • When I grow up I would like to sell my own hand-made jewelry, paintings, greetings cards, ornamental book marks, etc.!
        • If I could vacation anywhere, it would be Alaska. 
        • Biggest pet peeve: Not using turn signal. 
        • Favorite desserts: Brownies or pistachio ice cream.

           

           

           

             

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            Olivia Barker
            Olivia Barker

            Employment Specialist

            • When I grow up I would like to be a world traveler.  
            • Pets: Yes, Molly and Shaggy (my puppies).
            • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life: Spend more time with family and friends. 
            • I would like to visit many places but my first pick would be Greece. 
            • Favorite dessert: Brownies.

             

             

             

             

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            Luis Ramirez
            Luis Ramirez

            Employment Specialist

            • If I could vacation anywhere, it would be at Bora Bora and Tahiti.
            • When I grow up I would like to be a business owner, in the automotive industry.
            • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life: live stress free, enjoy every moment you have with friends, family and make the best with what you have.
            • Favorite dessert: Too many to choose from!

             

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            Debby Tucker
            Debby Tucker

            Recruiting Specialist

            • I like to spend time with my family, watch baseball, basketball and football.
            • If I could vacation anywhere, it would be at Hawaii.
            • I enjoy listening to hard rock (Halestorm is my favorite), country, and today's hits.
            • Favorite dessert: Regular cheesecake with hot fudge on top!

             

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            Tashi Pakhrin
            Tashi Pakhrin

            Director of Impressions

            • I enjoy engaging in outdoor adventures, eating good food, being around good company and exploring beautiful areas!
            • If I could vacation anywhere, I would sail the Bahamas, Hawaiian Islands, Islands in the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean sea.
            • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life: Take good care of yourself, be compassionate, and stay curious.
            • Favorite dessert: Tiramisu soaked in espresso and rum liqueur!

             

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            Atty Cat
            Atty

            Office Cat

            • I like to nap, groom and climb on high surfaces. 
            • When I grow up I would like to acquire more territory. 
            • Best advice for living a happy, healthy life: receive extra treats and lots of belly rubs. 
            • Any special pets: The humans that work in the office and the ones that visit!
            • Biggest pet peeve: Getting stepped on or pushed off of the humans lap and other cats snooping around my digs!

             

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