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    Jacob Arizpe

    Outside Sales

    Jacob began his role in outside sales with Express in August of 2021. He is from Aledo, TX and played college baseball at Richland Junior College and Shorter University. He received an Associate of Arts from Richland and is currently taking classes for a Bachelor's degree in Business. Previous to working at Express, Jacob worked as a server at Ruth's Chris, Wicked Butcher and Del Frisco's. On a typical Saturday you can find him either at the softball fields, cooking out, or at a sports game event.

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    Peyton Arnold

    Operations Manager

    Peyton began her career with Express in August of 2005 as a Front Office Coordinator. She has worked as Staffing Coordinator in both the Clerical and Industrial offices before settling into Payroll and Office Administration in 2010 and then more recently moving in to the Operations Manager role for our Industrial and Skilled Trade Staffing office.

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    Averie Brown

    Marketing Coordinator

    Averie joined the Express team in February of 2021 as a Marketing Coordinator after graduating college in December 2020 and moving to the Dallas area.

    Averie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma with her major in Public Relations and minor in Business. She's from Bethany, OK and enjoys spending time with friends and family, styling hair and makeup, and writing on her fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog.

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    Adolfo Carreon

    Employment Specialist

    Adolfo started at Express in July 2021. He was born and raised in the "GREAT NATION" (yes, he said nation) of Texas in the east side of Fort Worth. He graduated from Trimble Tech High School studying Business Management and Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management. 

    His previous experience ranges from fast food, warehousing, sales and logistics. He enjoys reading books by John Maxwell, Napoleon Hill and Dale Carnegie as well as listening to podcasts to improve his communication and networking skills. Adolfo also has a cat, Mike Wazowski, or as Adolfo calls him, Mikey.

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    Ambra Cole

    Contract and Search Specialist

    Ambra started her career in 2004 as the event coordinator for the University of St. Gallen in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Upon returning to the states in August of 2007, she joined the Express Employment team as the account manager for the downtown Fort Worth office. In 2011, she transitioned to Office Manager and then to Sales Manager and is currently the Contract and Search Specialist for the Professional Staffing Division.

    Ambra has a B.A. in Psychology from Auburn University and is an avid Auburn football fan. On the weekends, she enjoys outdoor activities with her family and 2 dogs.

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    Gina Duruda

    Front Desk Coordinator

    Gina started with Express in June 2021. She is originally from Rhode Island, but has lived in Texas for 24 years. Gina went to technical school for dental assisting and was a dental assistant before coming to Express. She is a huge hockey fan, loves being outdoors and has played the violin since she was three!

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    Katie Fisher

    Employment Specialist

    Katie joined the Express team in October 2019 as an Employment Specialist after a career in retail management. Katie graduated from East Carolina University in 2015 with a degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. In her spare time, Katie enjoys working out, traveling and spending time with her husband and fur-child, Jack.

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    Michelle Gonzalez

    Onsite Coordinator

    Michelle started working for Express in November of 2019 as on Onsite Coordinator. She will start college in the Fall of 2020 to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and working out. 

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    Keely Jendel

    Office Manager

    Keely joined the Express team in January of 2013 as a Staffing Consultant after a lengthy and successful career in retail management. 

    Keely and her husband are huge Dallas sports fans. When they aren't cheering for the Cowboys or Rangers, she enjoys spending time with her kids and 2 dogs.

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    Courtney Key

    Employment Specialist

    Courtney started in October of 2021. She was born in Georgia but currently lives in Haslet with her husband. She worked in restaurants before coming to Express. Her husband and father-in-law knew Julie Turner and recommended checking out Express. I guess she liked it! Courtney is most excited to help people find jobs that will help them provide for their families.

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    Brittany Klipp

    Accounting Recruiter

    Brittany graduated from Texas Christian University in 2009 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. 

    In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities with her dog, watching TCU football and spending time with friends and family.

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    Kara Lungren

    Onsite Coordinator

    Kara started working for Express in August of 2018 as an Onsite Coordinator. She is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring the outdoors with her dog Ranger, and traveling. 


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    Heidi May

    Employment Specialist

    Heidi joined the Express team in June 2021. She is from Arlington, TX and attended the University of North Texas where she received a BS in Hospitality Management. Before coming to Express, Heidi had several fun roles. She was an attendee of two Disney College Programs (one in Florida and one in California), an entertainment supervisor at a waterpark, a sales coordinator at another waterpark and a financial associate at a bank.

    Heidi loves to go to Dallas Stars games and try new food places with her boyfriend. She also has three dogs - Tootie, Penny and Minnie!

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    Michelle Mayor

    Employment Specialist

    Michelle started with Express in 2007. During that time she has held many positions within Express but her niche has always been Front Office Coordinator. She loves the fast pace of the front desk and the freedom to assist with multiple projects as needed whether it's assisting associates, taking in applications or helping her Express team meet goals. 

    Michelle enjoys staying active and living a disciplined life of work and exercise. Though her goal of becoming a marathon runner has been put on hold for now, she still works on her physical fitness. She has a 17 year-old daughter heading off to college soon which means Michelle will then have time to complete her lifelong goal of pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Design and Merchandising and working in her dream city of New York. Until then, Texas is her home.

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    Katie McGuire

    Employment Specialist

    Katie joined the Express team in August 2021. Before coming to Express, Kate was a manager at Walmart. She went to Ferris State University, majored in Criminal Justice and graduated in 2021. Fun fact about Katie: she used to race derby cars back home, in Michigan! She also has a cute puppy.

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    Natalie Meyer

    Onsite Manager, PHR

    Natalie began her career with Express in 2004 as an onsite coordinator at our largest client. In 2007 she transitioned to a staffing recruiter in the North Fort Worth office, servicing the same client's needs from the inside. Over the next few years she worked in several roles in the office, gaining a wealth of knowledge about recruiting and HR practices. In July 2010 she was given the opportunity to return onsite to manage the client account and she accepted! Natalie has witnessed much growth in her time here and she is proud to be able to say she is part of the Express family.

    Natalie has a beautiful daughter, Finley, and loves to spend time cooking, watching murder mysteries and playing golf.

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    Tim Payne

    Senior Staffing Consultant, SPHR

    Tim started his career with Express in 2007. He began at the North Fort Worth office as a recruiter for clients with light industrial and warehouse staffing needs. In 2009 he began working onsite with one of the main accounts for Express and as of 2013 is back in the office to assist with recruiting and staffing.

    Tim has a B.S. degree in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management from the University of North Texas and his SPHR. He enjoys playing softball any chance he gets. He enjoys working with his church in his spare time and completing home remodeling projects.

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    Kamrin Penny

    Express Onsite Coordinator

    Kamrin joined the Express team in July of 2020 as an Onsite Coordinator. She graduated with from Northwest High School in June of 2017 and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of North Texas in May of 2020. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading. 


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    Jan Riggins

    General Manager and DFW Developer Rep

    Jan began her career with Express in 1999 in Rochester, NY. After moving back to her home state of Oklahoma, she worked at the headquarters of Express before moving to Texas in 2002 and joining the Fort Worth office. Jan has held a variety of roles within Express and currently manages the Administrative and Professional Staffing office as well as the Commercial Staffing and Skilled Trade office. Her current duties also include providing support to the DFW Express offices as a Developer Representative.

    Jan has a Bachelor's degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of Oklahoma. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter and is also a busy artist. 

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    Mary Sanchez

    Employment Specialist

    Mary is from Fort Worth, TX and started working with Express in May 2021. After graduating high school in 2019, Mary went straight to work. She held roles, such as manager and office manager, before coming to Express. Some of her hobbies include playing Sims or any games really. She also loves good jokes and music. There is nothing that brightens her day more than a good joke!

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    Samantha Soto

    Front Office Coordiantor

    Samantha became part of the Express Family in September 2021. She was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX and is a mom of three as well as a dog mom to her bloodhound mix, Rocky. Samantha was an operations manager at a commercial tire service before joining Express, and is currently getting her associates degree in business.

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    Jamie Tarpenning

    Sales Manager

    Jamie joined the Express Employment team in 2015 as an Account Manager. Prior to joining the Express team, she spent five years as a successful account manager and sales representative.

    Jamie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from The University of Texas at Tyler. She was born and raised in Tyler and recently moved to Fort Worth with her son. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her son, attending sporting events and relaxing spa days.

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    Vanessa Vaquiz

    Skilled Trade Recruiter

    Vanessa has been with Express since November 2014. She is from Fort Worth, TX and graduated from the University of North Texas with a BA in Criminal Justice in 2016. Vanessa was a kennel technician for a non profit organization prior to working with Express. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her three pups.

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    Will Turner

    Will has been working for the Express Team (off and on) since 2016. Will graduated from Aledo High School in 2018 and is currently studying Business Management at Texas Tech University.  He loves supporting the Red Raiders, Traveling, doing fraternity activities, and hanging out with friends and family.


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