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  • Lee Wenninger - Employment Services in Fishers Indiana
    Lee Wenninger

    Co-Franchise Owner

    "Making a difference in peoples' lives is one of the fulfilling aspects of our business. Our employees are able to provide for themselves and their families, our clients are able to grow their businesses, and our communities benefit."

    Lee and Shannon opened Express Employment Professionals of Indy North in November 2005. Setting up shop in the town of Fishers, the couple overtime established the over 15-year-old firm as one of the leading employment agencies in North Indianapolis.

    Background

    Lee and Shannon lived in Chicago for 18 years when Lee received a job offer in Indianapolis. A bit leery, Lee and Shannon ultimately decided to take the chance and relocate. They have since come to love the city of Indianapolis and it's communities.

    Interests

    A general good day off for Lee would consist of some gardening, enjoying the outdoors, reading a good book, and smoking a cigar. If Lee has a trip scheduled on his calendar, he's all set.

    How Others Describe Him

    Funny, reserved, smart, extremely good looking...and did we mention funny?

    Best Skillset

    Taking ideas and making them a reality.

    Favorite Quote

    "Preach constantly; and when necessary, use words"
    - St. Francis

    Fun Fact

    Lee is the only one in his family that can't curl his tongue.

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    Shannon Wenninger - Fishers Recruitment Agency
    Shannon Wenninger

    Co-Franchise Owner

    "I have the privilege of helping people and companies become better. Hire a better employee to help businesses grow, find a better job, to build a better life. In addition, I get to lead a team of tremendous professionals every day. "

    Shannon and Lee opened the Express Employment Professionals of Indy North office in November 2005. Physically located in the town of Fishers, the Wenningers have built one of Hamilton County's premier staffing agency, proudly working with local North Indianapolis companies over the past 15 years! 

    As a person, Shannon is reliably honest with herself and others. She holds herself to a high standard and encourages our team and associates to bring their very best every day. Shannon also loves to find opportunity within every problem she faces and always learn a lesson from every mistake. She is filled with gratitude and tries to find the blessing in every action.

    Background

    Shannon was born in Helena, Montana, grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lived in Chicago, Illinois, before making Indianapolis her home after Lee took a job in the area. Twenty years later, this has been the longest Shannon has lived anywhere. She loves being a Hoosier and living in a community of friendly and grounded people.

    Before becoming the Co-Owner of Express Indy North, Shannon worked for national and international non-profits. She headed the communications and marketing divisions and worked with committees and boards on strategic planning.

    Interests

    In Shannon's free time, she enjoys cooking, doing anything creative, volunteering at church, and hanging out with her two daughters, Emma and Lily and two fur daughters.

    How Others Describe Her

    Those closest to Shannon would best describe her as someone with a good sense of humor and doesn't take herself too seriously. However, she can go into "mama bear" mode at the flip of a switch!

    Best Skillet

    Listening to comprehend not to respond

    Favorite Quote

    "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
    - Philippians 4:13

    Fun Fact

    Shannon is passionate about animals and she knows her neighbors by their dogs.

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    Michele Urban - Staffing Solutions in Indianapolis North
    Michele Urban

    Director of Operations and Sales

    "The most rewarding part of Express is its rich history in Hamilton County, our dynamic and flexible leadership/ownership, and a mission-like approach to staffing that presents the service like a ministry, not just a way to make money."

    Our Director of Operations & Sales, Michele Urban, has over 20 years of Professional Staffing & Recruiting experience in Indiana. Having established a lifelong career in the recruiting and sales fields, focusing on education, private corporations, and staffing/recruiting is no easy feat. We are thrilled to have such a seasoned staffing professional on our team.

    Background

    A California native, Michele spent most of her life in the Midwest due to her father being in the Navy. While in Indiana, she attended Saint Marys College in Notre Dame and earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science & French. Later on, Michele and her son relocated to Indianapolis, where she met her husband and established roots.

    Interests

    Michele enjoys socio-political discourse. Together, she and her husband enjoy watching political documentaries and engaging in healthy philosophical debates about worldwide issues. Michele is also a rabid college football fan.

    How Others Describe Her

    Funny, passionate, smart, hard-working, and giving.

    Best Skillset

    Convincing people to think that I am funny, passionate, smart, hard-working, and giving.

    Favorite Quote

    "Do or Do not. There is no try."
    - Yoda

    Fun Fact

    Michele and her husband have 5 black male rescue cats at home.

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    Lily Wenninger - Employment Agencies in Indianapolis Fishers
    Lily Wenninger

    Employment Specialist

    "The mission of the organization and the root of what we do means the most to me. To be able to provide others a means to a livelihood and provide support during an incredibly stressful time period like unemployment gives me a real sense of fulfillment."

    As Lee and Shannon's daughter, Lily has always been a part of the Express Indy North team. When she was eight years old, she could be found scanning and shredding documents. In college, Lily worked the front desk, and during her summer breaks from college, she would return as a Recruiter. Mission-driven, empathetic, and light-hearted, Lily is the kind of person and employee who is always seeking opportunities to grow while also taking time to give back to her community.

    Background

    An Indiana native and Indiana University alumni, Lily worked for multiple nonprofits doing development/donor relationship management and program development during her college years. Through these positions, Lily contributed to quite a few causes that she is passionate about, such as women's rights, refugee assistance, and homelessness. As of May 2020, Lily received her Masters of Public Affairs.

    Interests

    Lily loves to cook for others and try new recipes. If she's not cooking, she's binging TV shows or watching comedy specials like John Mulaney, who is her favorite.

    How Others Describe Her

    Supportive, thoughtful, and driven.

    Best Skillset

    Her ability to recruit, screen, and coach valuable talent for our clients.

    Favorite Quote

    "Make a career out of making good things happen to other people!"
    - One of Lily's Mentors

    Fun Fact

    Lily used to own a pet hedgehog.

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    Tibe Mugarula - Job Search Help Near Me - Indianapolis
    Tibeshara Mugarula

    Recruiter

    "I find being a part of a team that helps job seekers achieve their goals gratifying. I love hearing their stories after they've been working with us for a while. They never fail to make me happy!"

    The Express Indy North team welcomed Tibeshara "Tibe" Mugarula to the team in August 2019. Passionate, charismatic, and an all-around caring individual, Tibe can find beauty in any situation, which makes her an exceptional Recruiter.

    Background

    Tibe was born and raised in Indianapolis. She briefly lived in Illinois but moved back about four years ago. Before Express, Tibe held several Office Services and Light-Industrial positions, including Assembly Line Operator, Filler Operator, Scrap Dock Clerk, Bindery Associate, Dye Machine Operator, Production Supervisory, Manager and Stylist at a Salon, Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Parts Coordinator, Clerk, and Scan Clerk. 

    Interests

    Outside of the office, Tibe is passionate about teaching others about facing their fears, learning to accept the past, forgiving, loving everyone, and moving forward to achieve their goals.

    Tibe has a 4-year-old daughter named Rya August, who we enjoy having at the office. She loves her crafts, and we keep a plethora of them here for her. At home, Tibe and Rya have a purple beta fish named Princess Poppy Cookie Monster.

    How Others Describe Her

    Good listener, loving, caring, always smiling, give anything to anyone, loyal!

    Best Skillset

    Tibe is extremely charismatic and her words inspire freedom.

    Favorite Quote

    Never say try, its either you do it or you don't, no excuses, no in-betweens"

    Fun Fact

    Tibeshara's name means "Do not cross me, for I will not cross myself."

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    Dominique Jones - Employment Agencies Near Me in Fishers, IN
    Dominique Jones

    Employment Specialist

    "I just love putting people to work!"

    Our Employment Specialist, Dominique, joined the Indy North Express team in July 2020. She is very much a "go with the flow" kind of person and employee. No matter how hectic things get in the office, we can always rely on Dominique to stay cool, calm, and collected and offer assistance to whoever needs it, regardless of the circumstances.

    Background

    Dominique is originally from Durham, North Carolina. She moved to Indiana in 2017 while working for a jewelry store. The store had bought another company, and Dominique was temporarily assigned to help train the employees and ensure the transition went smoothly. By the end of her assignment, she had fallen in love with Indiana and decided to make it her home. 

    Interests

    In Dominiques free time, she loves to teach kids to dance and loves anything to do with animals! Although an only child, Dominique comes from a big family and has many friends she is very close with. 

    How Others Describe Her

    Dominique tends to be blunt, but always sweet. She's also someone that's full of life, but stays pretty chill and down-to-earth.

    Best Skillset

    Dominique is quite charismatic and people just naturally gravitate towards her.

    Favorite Quote

    "Rising Above it All"

    Fun Fact

    Dominique attended an arts school from 6th grade through 12th. Dance was her concentration for two hours of her school day.

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    Jennifer Coughtrey

    Project Manager

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    Alex Vasquez

    Junior Industrial Recruiter

    "I am being trained and educated through Express University. I have learned so much in this last 4 months. I have never done a job like this before. As a matter of fact, this is actually my first "real" job, and is not easy but, finally all the training and effort are starting to show. My coworkers make me feel like I am part of something important and a member of a great team. Like I said, I am away from home and they have become my family here. Just by the fact that they care so much about me, makes me feel very lucky, comfortable and grateful with my position here. I can't ask for more."

    Alex joined the Express Indy North team on March 22nd, 2021, as our office's bilingual Junior Industrial Recruiter. As an employee, Alex has shown that she is extroverted, empathic, hardworking, curious, ambitious, and open-minded. She comes to work each day with the primary goal of giving everyone she encounters the best version of herself.

    Background

    Alex is originally from Panama. After COVID, she lost his job and spent ten months unemployed before relocating to Indiana and finding her place with us at Express. Before becoming an Express Employment Professional, Alex worked as a Key Account Executive for a medical equipment and supplies wholesale company in Panama.

    Interests

    Alex loves to paint, skateboard, visit new places, take road trips, and meet new people in her free time. She has a dog named Milo, who she loves dearly, and can't wait to bring him to the states to come live with her.

    How Others Describe Him

    Fun, loyal, kind, strong, caring, extroverted, protective, brave, creative, fearless.

    Best Skillset

    Strong work ethic, adaptability, teamwork and collaboration.

    Favorite Quote

    "Don't worry about those who talk behind your back. They are behind you for a reason."

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