• Meet The Staff

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    Chris Kaske

    Payroll & Accounting Manager

    Chris joined Express Employment in 2007 as a Staffing Consultant with the opening of the new office in Howell Michigan.  She has experience in recruiting, training and customer service with over 20+ years managing a direct sales business.  Chris has experience in all aspects of the staffing industry and an expert in organizational operations.  As Operations Manager, Chris has responsibility for maintaining the all of the systems and processes that keep Express running efficiently.

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    Carrie Smith

    Office Manager

    Carrie joined our Express Howell team in January 2014 as a Staffing Consultant.  She has a background in retail management and has extensive experience in interviewing, training and job placement.  Carrie received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in 2012 from Baker College with a concentration in Human Resource Management.  Carrie really enjoys finding the right people for the right job.  "It is very exciting when you can not only make a difference in someone's life by finding them a job that they will enjoy, but it is equally as exciting to find that perfect person that a company has been searching for." 

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    Terra 5-2-2023
    Terra Wireman

    Managing Director, Specialized Recruiting Group

    Terra is a dynamic Director of the Specialized Recruiting Group at Express Employment Professionals, with over 9 years of experience in the staffing industry. She started as a light industrial recruiter and has since grown within the company to lead a talented team of recruitment specialists.  Terra holds a Masters in Human Resources Management and a Bachelors in degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing, which provide her with a unique perspective on finding the right talent for companies. She is passionate about making a positive impact on people's lives and helping businesses find the best talent to drive their growth.  In her free time, Terra enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her dogs and chickens. She is an avid reader and loves to learn new things. Terra's dedication to her work and her compassion for others make her an exceptional leader in the staffing industry. 

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    Dio Rodriguez

    Skilled Trade Division Manager

    Dio joined Express Employment Professionals of Howell-Brighton in April 2014 as a Front Office Coordinator with a background of customer service and retail. Dio's passion for people and hard work led her to becoming an Employment Specialist in the Skilled Trades niche with Express Employment. "I believe a business is only as good as it's people working together towards a common goal. When I help a job seeker find a position, I have helped a company gain a team member to assist in their vision to succeed."

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    Jessica Kerr

    Director of Training, Development & Quality Assurance

    Leading our training, development, and quality assurance initiatives is Jessica Kerr, a seasoned professional dedicated to shaping top-tier talent and ensuring unparalleled service quality. With a degree in Business Administration and Human Resource Management and a rich background of nearly a decade of experience in Talent Acquisition, HR Consulting, and Customer Service, Jessica brings a wealth of expertise to our leadership team. As the Director of Training, Development, and Quality Assurance, she plays a pivotal role in driving the success and growth of our organization. Jessica has forged an impressive career path marked by her commitment to fostering professional growth and upholding the highest standards of quality. With a keen eye for identifying and nurturing talent, she has successfully implemented training programs that empower our staff with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their roles. In the dynamic world of staffing, quality assurance is paramount. Jessica spearheads our efforts to maintain the highest standards of service delivery. She leverages a robust quality assurance framework to monitor, assess, and optimize our processes, guaranteeing that our clients receive nothing short of excellence. As a visionary leader, Jessica envisions Express Employment Professionals as a trailblazer in the staffing industry. She is committed to continuous improvement, cultivating a culture of continuous learning, innovation, and client satisfaction, positioning our company as the go-to resource for unparalleled staffing solutions.

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    Alex Fischer

    Professional Recruiter, Specialized Recruiting Group

    Alex is a Professional Recruiter with over 5 years of experience in the staffing industry. With a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management, Alex has developed a deep understanding of the intricacies of talent acquisition, employee retention, and overall people management. Specializing in Human Resources, Accounting, and Logistics recruiting, she has a proven track record of successfully sourcing, attracting, and placing top talent in these fields. Outside of work, Alex enjoys spending time outdoors and has a particular passion for golfing. She loves the challenge of the sport and the opportunity it provides to connect with others in a relaxed setting. Alex is also a proud dog owner and spends much of her free time caring for her two furry companions. She enjoys taking her dogs on long walks, exploring new hiking trails, and playing fetch in the backyard. With her combination of professional expertise and personal interests, Alex is a well-rounded and dynamic individual with a lot to offer both in and out of the workplace. She is dedicated to finding the best possible candidates for her clients and is committed to helping those candidates succeed in their careers. 

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    Katie Gall

    Skilled Trades Employment Specialist

    Katie graduated Cum Laude from Saginaw Valley State University's honors college with a bachelor's degree in English Literature; her research on Shakespeare's work has been published both online and in print. She is also an active member of a roller derby league in Flint. Katie joined our team in January 2020 as an Employment Specialist. With her background in people management and human resources, she is passionate about finding the right opportunity for job seekers in a safe and satisfying environment.

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    Nikki Kaske

    Employment Specialist

    Nikki joined Express in 2010 as an Office Administrator responsible for payroll, social media and other clerical duties. She graduated Eastern Michigan University in 2015 with a degree in Education.  Nicole transitioned into an Employment Specialist in 2022 contacting job seekers, conducting interviews and placing Associates at companies.

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    Taylor Wilber 12-2020
    Taylor Wilber

    Recruiter Specialist

    Taylor joined Express Employment in December of 2020 as the Front Office Coordinator and in January 2022 transitioned into a Recruiter Specialist role.  She is a resident of Howell with a background in customer service and retail.  Taylor believes in helping our Associates reach their goals in a happy and productive work environment.

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    Melanie Stapula

    Professional Recruiter, Specialized Recruiting Group

    As our Professional Technical Recruiter, Melanie specializes in Industrial Leadership, Construction Management, Project Management and Engineering for Specialized Recruiting Group. Joining Express Employment in May 2021, Melanie brings over a decade of recruitment expertise. As a longtime resident of Livingston County, she finds joy in cherished moments with family and friends, immersing herself in travel, culture, Michigan's outdoor wonders through camping, hiking, and kayaking. Melanie is deeply devoted to the local community, passionately assisting individuals in discovering professional employment opportunities, and actively contributing to the success of local businesses in cultivating thriving workforces.




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    Angela Fournier

    Employment Specialist

    Joining Express Employment Professionals in 2022 Angela is dedicated to using 20 years of professional experience to benefit both employees and employers. Her bachelor's degree in business management from Baker College was the start of her career path. With experience in both large and small-scale retail management, national training and business development, she understands that the right people in the right place make all the difference.  From catching large king salmon, hooking into monster tarpon or just hanging out on the pontoon Angela loves to spend time on the water with family and friends. Angela is looking forward to addressing the needs of employers and helping employees secure a rewarding career path.


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    Kayce Billington

    Employment Specialist

    Kayce joined the Express Employment team in January 2023. With 20 plus years of retail management experience, Kayce brings her knowledge of recruiting and customer service skills to our office. She looks forward to making impactful connections that will lead to success careers.

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    Amber Broadbridge

    Recruiting Specialist

    Amber joined Express Employment in November 2022 as the Front Office Coordinator and transitioned into a Recruiting Specialist in the spring of 2023. She has plenty of background in customer service & enjoys speaking with the job candidates seeking employment opportunities.  Amber loves outdoor activities especially in summer weather and hanging out with her pups, family, and friends. 


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