Meet the Team

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    Muriel Myers

    Specialized Professional Recruiter

    Muriel joined Express in 2014 and has over thirty years of experience in Sales. She began with Express as a General Labor Recruiter and grew into doing Skilled Trades before becoming a Specialized Recruiter in Manufacturing and Engineering. 

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    Andria Ransom

    Specialized Professional Recruiter

    Andria joined Express in March of 2021 as Front Office Coordinator.

    She was quickly promoted to an Office Services Recruiter before growing into her position as a Specialized Recruiter with a focus in administrative and office professionals. Andria was recognized as Express Employment Professionals’ Rookie of the Year in 2022 and the SRG President’s Club in 2023.

    Andria is one of the top Specialized Recruiters out of several hundred in the Express family.

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    Kris Melban

    Business Development Manager

    Before joining Express in 2019, Kris was a Store Executive Leader with Target for over six years. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management from Fresno Pacific University. Since working with Express, Kris has earned the Top 50 Sales Rep award out of over eight hundred offices. 

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    Tonja Gagnon

    Operations & Human Resources Manager

    Tonja started with Express in 2015 as a part time Office Services Recruiter to fill in for another staff member on maternity leave, and we couldn’t let her go. She has over thirty years of experience working in HR, Recruitment, and Staffing. She currently works closely providing client care and wears many other hats due to her vast experience. 

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    Kristan Bradley
    Kristan Bradley

    Office Supervisor

    Kristan has over ten years of management, recruiting, and hospitality experience as well as a BA degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She joined the Express team in 2021 and focuses on office services and accounting. Kristan is respected for her integrity, work ethic, communication, and team-building skills.

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    Kaitlin Benigni

    Lead Light Industrial Recruiter

    Kaitlin joined the Express team as an Administrative Assistant in 2020 when her profession as a hairdresser was put on pause. She has since grown into our Lead Light Industrial Recruiter. Just like she would tailor a haircut to a person’s features, Kaitlin is skilled in tailoring a person’s interests to their position.

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    Samantha Shahan

    Employment Specialist

    Samantha started with Express as an Administrative Assistant before growing into her role as an Employment Specialist. She came to us from the hair industry where she managed a salon that was shut down during COVID. She is skilled in finding the right candidates, making successful matches, and delivering exceptional support to Express’ clients and job seekers.

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    Laurie “Rory” Cockrell

    Employment Specialist

    Rory joined Express in 2023. She has her Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing and over four years of experience in Recruiting and Staffing. She services skilled trades and light industrial. 

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    Mifilia Garcia

    Accounting and Payroll Administrator

    Mifilia has worked with Express since 2016. Prior to joining Express, she worked in Nutritional Services Management for hospital and assisted living for ten years, and in banking as a Teller Supervisor and Loan Processing Assistant for five years. Mifilia is bilingual and has worked in Accounting and Payroll for eight years.

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    Virginia Dennis

    Administrative Assistant

    Virginia started working with Express in 2012 as an intern before growing into her role as an Administrative Assistant. She has also worked in Payroll, Accounting, Marketing, IT Support, and in the Front Office since joining Express. 

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    Laurie Porras

    Administrative Assistant

    Laurie joined Express in 2022 as a Front Office Coordinator before becoming an Administrative Assistant. She has many years of customer service experience. Laurie is bilingual and keeps the office life active on social media.

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    Joanna Griffin

    Administrative Assistant

    Joanna started with Express in 2021 as Front Office Coordinator. She has nine years of experience in administrative work, six years in parks and resorts, and four years in patient care.

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    Robyn Byus
    Robyn Byus

    Administrative Assistant & Marketing

    Robyn joined Express in June of 2023. She has her degree in Early Childhood Development, and her work as a homeschool teacher and ministry leader has given her thirty-five years experience in team building, teaching, and event planning.

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    Jennifer Gutierrez

    Front Office Coordinator

    Jennifer joined Express in 2023. Before coming to work with us, she was the manager at Love INC. Jennifer has over ten years of experience in Customer Service. 

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    Vanessa Morales
    Vanessa Morales

    Front Office Coordinator

    Vanessa started with Express in 2024 supporting the Administrative and Front Office Coordinator team. She has an AA degree in Business and, prior to joining Express, she worked in the Memory Unit for an assisted living community and in Education.

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    Amanda Travis
    Amanda Travis

    Front Office Coordinator

    Amanda joined Express in 2024 as a Front Office Coordinator, where she utilizes her customer service and scheduling experience to set a great first impression.  She continues to pursue education in Office Professionalism and grow in her strengths.

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