Our Team

  • Market Leaders

    Jessica Gillikin

    Memphis Southeast Market Leader

    Jessica joined Express in April of 2016. She started out as a FOC, moved up to a staffing consultant, and now has become the Market Leader and Business Developer for our Memphis SE location. In 2020, she ranked as the TOP 2 Sales Rep out of 850 Express offices. The thing she loves most about working for Express is seeing how much we truly impact and help people better their lives. Jessica lives by two simple rules. Be better than you were yesterday. One person can make a difference, be that person.

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    Rance Johnson

    Desoto County and Memphis Southwest Market Leader

    Rance enjoys working for Express because we help people find jobs. We also give back to the community with major charity events. His hobbies include going to the gym and spending quality time with his family.

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  • Business Development

    Christina Shelton -  Christina joined the Desoto and Memphis SW offices in October 2021 as a business developer. She connects with companies in the area to provide workforce solutions to their company needs. She is a force of nature. She proactively connects with others and builds relationships to help companies succeed. Her enthusiasm is contagious, and her caring and positive attitude make everyone around her very happy. 

    Employment Specialists

    Cherie Black - Cherie joined the Desoto office in May of 2021. She works in the industrial division helping candidates find employment in great companies. Her tenacity and her approachable attitude make candidates feel welcomed. She enjoys helping people find good jobs. She graduated from Freed Hardeman University. Her hobbies are spending time with her family, going to the gym, and singing/writing.

    Tim Williams - Tim became part of the Express Desoto office 1n August of 2021. As an Employment Specialist, he works hard to match candidates with great companies. His kind and approachable demeanor make every candidate and associate feel welcomed and most importantly, listened. He enjoys helping others and takes great care of the people around him. 

    Ashlee Hathcock – Ashlee joined Express in January of 2021. She works at our Memphis SE location with the industrial division helping candidates find employment in great companies. Her patience and understanding attitude make candidates able to express themselves and find the best job that best fits them. She enjoys helping good people find great jobs.

    Brandon Shane – Brandon joined Express in January of 2021. He works at our Memphis SE location with the industrial division helping candidates find employment in great companies. His calm and approachable attitude makes candidates feel welcomed. He enjoys helping good people find good jobs.

    Candance Phillips - Candance joined the Southwest office in March of 2022. She works in the industrial division helping candidates find employment in great companies. Her enthusiastic and positive attitude is contagious. She makes every candidate feel welcomed! 

    Office Services Employment Specialists

    Veronica Miranda – Veronica joined Express in August of 2021. She is a bilingual recruiter working from the Desoto office. She has a passion for helping others succeed. She is a great listener and enjoys learning about the work experience of our candidates and associates. All candidates feel welcomed to Express Desoto when talking to Veronica.

    Nicole Wilson - Nicole became part of the Memphis SE office in November of 2021. As a recruiter, she interviews candidates over the phone and in the office and matches them with great jobs. She enjoys learning about the many work experiences our candidates have and works hard to match them with great companies.

    Retention Specialists

    Angeles Valdez – A bilingual retention specialist, Angeles works as an On-Site/Retention Specialist at FedEx Supply Chain in Olive Branch, MS since February of 2022. She loves working for Express and she admires the company's values: Integrity, Honesty, Respect, Diversity, impacting companies each day and helping each associate become successful. Her goal is to help each associate become successful. 

    Kristin Peters - Kristin joined the Memphis Southwest office in May 2021. She has worked in the admin field for the last 5 years. Kristin is a strong believer in creating a beautiful experience wherever she goes. You will never have a dull moment when she is in the room. 

    Denzel Howard - Denzel joined the Desoto office in November. He's a Retention Specialist at PFS Web and enjoys building rapport with both associates and clients. His hobbies include playing basketball, hiking, and spending time with his dogs.

    Erica Dale - Erica joined the Desoto office in November 2020.  She is a retention specialist at PFS Web. Her goal is to make sure the client and associates are both satisfied with what they are receiving from the company. She has an associate of applied science degree in business administration/management. She enjoys spending time with her family.

    Taurika Fifer Taurika joined the Southwest office in April of 2021, and then moved to the Payroll and Adm. department in February of 2022. Her dedication and attention to detail are shown through her work by ensuring that all time is accurate in all VMS systems. She loves spending time with her family and friends.  

    Front Office Coordinators

    Tawaski Daniels - Tawaski started as a FOC at the Express Desoto office in December of 2021. She provides great customer service to all walk-in candidates and associates as well as all phone and online inquiries. She enjoys helping people!

    Payroll and Administration

    Nathalie Russell - Originally from New York, Nathalie joined the Express team after many years of experience in HR, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. She is the leader of our payroll and administration division. She has taken charge of overseeing payroll processing, billing, and invoicing, as well as accounts consolidation and aging. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors and listening to music.

    Social Media and Communications

    Saran Panchakunathorn – Originally from Thailand, Saran has been with Express Desoto since March 2022. Saran graduated from the University of Memphis with a bachelor in Marketing Management. He handles all internal and external communications for all area offices, takes care of all social media platforms and digital content. 

    Training and Development

    Chasity McWhirter - Chasity joined the whole Express team in February of 2022. She takes care of the training and development of all new and existing team members for the Memphis SE, Memphis SW, and Desoto offices. Chasity enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling around the world.