Meet the Team

  • Our Specialized Recruiting Group Team

    Erin Ricke, Director of SRG
    Erin Ricke

    Director of Specialized Recruiting

    Erin has been with our South Central Indiana Express team since we opened in 2005. Prior to holding her title of Director of Specialized Recruiting, she worked in Business Development and as an Employment Specialist/Recruiter for multiple types of positions. She graduated from University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor's focusing in communication. Erin currently resides in Whiteland with her husband and two boys. In her spare time, her family enjoys traveling, hiking, and watching/playing various sports!

    "I realize losing a job and finding a job can be life changing. It is very rewarding to help an individual who has struggled finding employment, find a great job."

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    Emily Bogue, Business Development Area Manager (SRG)
    Emily Bogue

    Business Development Area Manager- South Central Indiana

    With a background in community engagement and business development in various industries, Emily graduated with a bachelor's degree in Communications and a minor in French from the University of Indianapolis. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering as a Girl Scout leader, coaching youth sports, and serving in youth ministry at her church. Starting with Express in 2014, Emily wore many hats over the years before being promoted to the Business Development Area Manager. Emily strives to serve companies and associates in south-central Indiana. "I feel like my job truly can help change lives! I want to help companies with their challenges and help our associates find their next great place to work."

    Outside of the office, Emily loves spending time with her family and their dog. When she's not cheering her kids on in sports and other school activities, you can find her reading a good book, unwinding at a coffeehouse, or spending time outdoors.

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    Anna Kruger, Professional Recruiter
    Anna Kruger

    Professional Services Recruiter

    Anna, born and raised in nearby Scipio, is a Specialty Manager for Office Services and Professional career opportunities in south-central Indiana. She joined Express in May of 2014 and has worn a variety of hats over the years - Employment Specialist, Team Lead, Professional Recruiter, and more! Prior to Express, Anna graduated from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, MI with a B.A. in Music Education. Anna is passionate about music and serves as a music leader at Athens Church. She also loves riding horses with her husband Geoffrey and their daughter Ellie.

    When asked about working at Express, Anna said, "We get to a play a role in changing lives! I love watching our internal team grow and develop, and I love playing a part in helping individuals find their next career." Her favorite quote is "No book is a chapter, no chapter tells the whole story, no mistake defines who we are.  Hope makes our lives page turners." -Bob Goff 

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    Janice Koester, Professional Recruiter (SRG)
    Janice Koester

    Professional Services Recruiter

    Janice, born and raised in Greenwood, graduated from Ball State University (chirp chirp - Go Cardinals) with a bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing. Prior to Express, Janice spent 4 years as a Marketing Specialist and 10 years as a Retail Store Manager. Outside of work, she enjoys all things related to health, fashion, and spending time with her friends and family. She and her boyfriend along with her daughter love trying out new restaurants and exploring new places together! 

    When it comes to Express, Janice said, "I truly wish to bring people the feeling of hope in their search for employment which is one of the many reasons I am so excited to be working for Express and helping people find a job that they love!" Her favorite quote is from Maya Angelou, "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

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    Julie David, Professional Recruiter (SRG)
    Julie David

    Professional Recruiter – Accounting & Finance

    With a background in higher education, Julie graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree from Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. After living half of her life in Tennessee, she's back home again in Indiana where she was born and raised.

    Starting with Express in 2021 as a Professional Recruiter, Julie strives to support and serve as the premiere resource for Accounting and Finance careers in South-Central Indiana. When asked about joining Express, Julie said, "I strive to make a positive impact in the lives of job seekers, local businesses, and the community in South-Central Indiana."

    In her spare time, you will likely find Julie outside enjoying nature with her dog Apollo, a rescue German Shepard, or spending time with her family and friends. 


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    Kristen Krockenberger, Professional Recruiter (SRG)
    Kristen Krockenberger

    Professional Recruiter – Maintenance, Engineering & Industrial Leadership

    Kristen has worked with Express in several different roles in her time with us. She started as a Marketing Intern, then joined us full-time after graduating college as a Marketing Coordinator doing marketing and recruiting for our offices. She left Express for a brief period of time and now we are excited to have her back in this new role.

    Kristen was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana and graduated with a Bachelor's degree from IUPUI's Kelley School of Business. Outside of work, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, crafting, attending concerts, and traveling. Traveling to each state at least once is high on her bucket list!

    Kristen says, "I'm most excited about my role at Express because I will have the opportunity to connect with people and help make a difference!"

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    Brittney Jacobson, Professional Recruiter
    Brittney Jacobson

    Skilled Trades Recruiter

    Brittney earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration-HR from Purdue University Global and went on to excel in HR and Talent Acquisition roles, specializing in recruiting, onboarding, and payroll. With five years of service in the United States Navy, she brings discipline and dedication to her work.

    Originally from Gainesville, FL, Brittney now resides in Greenwood with her husband, Christian, and their two lovely kids. She cherishes her spare time, exploring historical landmarks in Greenwood and taking refreshing walks. Passionate about connecting with people, she finds fulfillment in linking job seekers with suitable companies, ultimately helping everyone succeed. Additionally, Brittney actively volunteers at Mt. Auburn Church in Greenwood, demonstrating her commitment to making a positive impact on her community.

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