The Express Hillsboro Team

  • “People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”
    - Teddy Roosevelt

    At Express Hillsboro, it's important for us to go above and beyond - it's important for us to see you succeed. That's why we make a commitment to every person that walks through our doors to try to help them better their lives and businesses. Think of us as your partner in success. We are here to help you in any way possible and with an "Express Servant Attitude", working to always get to "yes." And although we cannot help everyone, we always make a genuine effort and try to offer helpful suggestions that will improve their odds of finding that right job! So if you're looking for thoroughly screened, highly talented employees for your business; if you're looking for a new or better job; or if you need HR guidance and/or training  contact our employment agency in Hillsboro, OR for your no-obligation consultation. Remember – at Express, Job Seekers never pay a fee and Employers only pay if we are successful in our recruiting efforts.

    Whether you are looking for the right temporary employee fill-in or to find your perfect direct hire candidate, you can trust that our team will go above and beyond, applying all knowledge and expertise to ensure your complete satisfaction. At Express Employment Professionals, you can be assured that our team will always strive to go above the expected to maintain our standard of absolute excellence!

  • Alyssa Gates

    Administrative Support

    Alyssa Gates started working for Express October 30, 2017. Her coworkers describe her as quiet, down-to-earth, perfectionist, and a problem-solver. Alyssa is always willing to help out however she can and is a true hard worker. Before Express, Alyssa worked in retail, as a library clerk, and a docent at a historic home. The most rewarding part of working for Express is when a problem or situation is able to be resolved quickly and efficiently. In her free time, Alyssa likes to watch soccer, read, attend concerts, go to the beach, spend time with her family, and learn new things.

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    Casi Schlesser

    Onsite HR-Generalist

    Casi Schlesser has been the Onsite HR-Generalist for our Express since December 10th, 2012. She has been described by other staff members as goal oriented with a strong desire to assist peers and a high interest in growing and challenging herself. She is excellent at follow-up and follow-through management, is commitment to professional, strong written, and verbal communication skills, and has the ability to handle a large workload with efficiency and ease. Cassi's degree in Merchandising Management has helped her build the skills necessary to be an integral part of the Express team. One of most rewarding part of working with Express for Casi is knowing that she impacts individuals and their lives on a daily basis. She is currently an active member of the Stoller Group Wellness Program and is constantly looking for ways to improve her overall health and wellness and grow and develop further to be the best version of herself.

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    Chris Petty

    Sales Manager

    Chris Petty joined Express on March 16, 2017. He loves to work hard and help others, and his experience in retail management has given him the skills to do just that. Having the opportunity to meet with clients and helping them maintain and grow their business is the most rewarding part of working for Express. In his spare time, Chris enjoys watching sports on TV, playing basketball with friends and spending as much time as he can with his niece and nephew.

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    Kristy Sweeney

    Senior Employment Specialist

    Our Senior Employment Specialist, Kristy Sweeney, started her employment with Express in April 1988. Kind-hearted and loyal, her coworkers have described her as reliable, hard-working, organized, honest, and dedicated. Prior to working with Express, Kristy worked at the Old Spaghetti Factory for 5 years doing bookkeeping. Her favorite part of every day is getting to meet new people and help match them with some of our area's top employers. Kristi was born and raised in Portland and also attended school there. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and attending all of her son's basketball games.

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    Arielle Nuñez

    Recruiting & Employment Support

    "My favorite part of working for Express is helping people find rewarding, stable work that they enjoy. Work is an everyday thing-getting to do something you love makes that worthwhile. Find out what your passionate about and pursue it!"

    We welcomed Arielle to the team in June 2019. Arielle is a hardworking, dedicated, compassionate, and enthusiastic individual who also loves fiercely and is extremely loyal to those around her. She is also the kind of person who can seem quiet at first but warms up quickly is eager to engage.


    Ariella was born in Tampa, Florida but moved to Oregon in 1997. She graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with minors in Business and Biology. From that point on she lived in Corvallis until deciding to move to Hillsboro this year.

    Before joining our Express team, Arielle worked as a General Manager and a Hotel Front Desk Agent. She also has HR, office assistance, and reception experience.


    When Arielle isn't helping local job seekers find their dream jobs, you can find her cooking and baking for the people in her life. She enjoys watching movies, TV, and reading. Being the empathetic person that she is, she can connect with the characters as if they are real people.

    Something Unique

    Arielle originally planned on going into theatre. She loves to act and has recently started writing screenplays.


    Arielle has four siblings. Two are by blood and two are the children of her parents' best friends.

    Best Skillset

    Arielle has exceptional written communication skills. For her, words and books are both the strongest weapon and the soothing salve.

    Favorite Quote

    "Love is never wasted, for its value does not rest upon reciprocity" - CS Lewis

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    Internal Job Opportunities

    From matching job seekers to the right jobs to ensuring the needs of our clients are met, every member of our Express team is committed to helping people find great jobs and helping clients find great people. View some of the internal job openings Express has currently has available and if you think you have what it takes to join our team, apply today!

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