Meet the Team

  • Express Knows Talent, Get to Know Express

    We would like to introduce our team at Express Employment Professionals in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This passionate group of driven professionals are part of a locally owned business with global resources. We provide direct hire, evaluation hire, temporary and contract employees to a wide variety of industries.

    Our consultative, hands-on approach ensures we know your industry, your business and the employees required to ensure your company meets its goals. By building a strong relationship, and using our propriety ISO certified sourcing and selection process, we ensure our clients consistently get access to the best talent in the market.

    From our backgrounds to skill sets, attributes and fun facts, this is the team at Express Halifax. 

  • Doug MacDonald - Owner
    Doug MacDonald

    Owner & General Manager

    We are excited to welcome Doug as our new owner here at Express Halifax! He is taking over the reigns from the original owners, Darlene, and Shane, and is committed to maintaining an exceptional atmosphere for the wonderful team here. Our team is laser-focused on efficiently building successful employee/employer relationships that will help our community and economy prosper.

    Prior to obtaining the Express Halifax office, Doug managed teams throughout Atlantic Canada in the grocery, convenience, and gas industries. Doug has a strong passion to see the teams he supports to succeed. He has gained experience and knowledge in customer service, human resources management, business development, sales, marketing, and finance.

    Doug is originally from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and graduated from the University of PEI with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Doug is a passionate leader and entrepreneur who is dedicated to building fruitful partnerships that help connect qualified employees with great employers in order to improve business results for valued clients.

    In their free time, Doug, and his wife Sylvette enjoy supporting their two children to achieve their scholastic and sports goals. They also enjoy spending time outdoors, all water-based activities and spending time with family and friends.

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    Lindsay Wagstaff

    Employment Specialist

    Lindsay started with Express in June of 2022 as the Front Office Coordinator and now leads the recruiting for Office Services roles. She is friendly, professional and she strives to help our clients and associates find their ideal pairing. She has a wealth of experience in customer service and client communication where she honed her relationship building skills playing a key role on top performing teams.

    Originally from Truro, NS, Lindsay attended St. Thomas University where she studied communications and journalism. Lindsay has a kind, caring personality and really connects with anyone she speaks with.

    When she’s not at work, Lindsay loves spending time with her friends and family and enjoys attending live music events. Don't hesitate to reach out to discover how she can support you!


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    Wendy Anderson

    Front Office Coordinator

    Meet Wendy, our new Front Office Coordinator! She joined our team in April 2024 and is already making a big impact with her friendly and upbeat personality.

    She attended NSCC to obtain her certificate in Process Operations and has an extensive background in customer service. Wendy has worked in the construction, industrial, and hospitality industries. Originally from Cape Breton, she moved to Halifax in 2018.

    When she's not at work, Wendy enjoys being outdoors and reading. Whether it's taking a walk in nature or getting lost in a good book, these activities help her relax and unwind after a busy day.

    When reaching out to our office, Wendy is usually your first point of contact. Don't hesitate to get in touch with her today to discover how she can assist you!

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