The Express Employment Professionals Team of Charlotte

  • Meet the Team

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    Kim McMillan

    Director, Light Industrial and Skilled Trades

    Kim joined Express as an Employment Specialist in February of 2020 after a career change from 20 years in retail management. She transitioned into her new role as the Director of Light Industrial and Skill Trades. Kim strives to find the silver lining in all situations and brings that dynamic positive energy into the office. 

    When she is not leading and directing the office, she enjoys crafting and spending time with family, especially at the beach in the summer. 

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    David Cooper

    Manager, Associate & Client Retention

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    Zach Zdyb

    Business Development

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    Sharena Bess

    Light Industrial Employment Specialist

    Sharena joined our team in September 2020 as an Employment Specialist focused on light industrial positions including production assembly, general labor, drivers, and mechanics.  Sharena loves to partner with clients and job seekers.  Her background in the retail industry allows her to quickly build rapport with everyone she meets.  Sharena is an expert user of her air fryer and thinks it is one of the greatest inventions of all time!   

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    Jessica Raver

    Light Industrial Employment Specialist

    Jessica joined our team in April 2019 as an Employment Specialist focused on light industrial positions including machine operators, general labor, warehouse, and driver roles.   Prior to joining Express Employment Professionals, she was a recruiter for a solar energy company and worked in multiple locations throughout the U.S.  Jessica is a graduate of USC and held the role of USC Women’s Volleyball Assistant Trainer during her time there.  Jessica enjoys spending time on the lake and has an adorable dog named Harley!

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    Kase Graham

    Light Industrial Recruitment Specialist

    Kase joined the Express Employment Professional team in 2023 as an Employment Specialist working with companies to staff light industrial talent. Prior to joining Express, Kase has been in the staffing industry for over 8 years helping him succeed in any situation possible. Throughout his career he always wants to give the best costumer experience in the industry.

    Outside of recruiting, he enjoys doing anything active outside with his wife and can be found on the boat almost every weekend. He played college soccer at the University or North Carolina at Pembroke where he grew to love soccer. He is a huge all-around sports fan and spends most his spare time watching sports.

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    Drew Panto

    Recruiting Specialist

    Drew joined the Express team as a Recruiting Specialist in January 2023 after working as young peoples substance abuse counselor in Georgia and Colorado for the past 5 years. After moving back to Charlotte and searching for his next career path the opportunity at Express presented itself out of the blue and seemed like a perfect fit for a career that could still fulfill his love of helping people.  

    When Drew is not at work he enjoys volunteering at treatment centers and non profits in the Charlotte area, as well as hanging out with his family and racing dirt bikes with his little brother. 

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    Kay Hudock

    Operations and Payroll Specialist

    Kay joined the Express Employment Professionals team in 2018 as an Employment Specialist where she partnered with companies to staff light industrial talent.  Prior to joining Express, Kay worked in retail management and always excelled with her customer service skills.  Her earlier experience as an elementary school teacher provides her with incredible patience.  Kay recently took on an expanded role as our Payroll/Invoicing and Operations leader.  Kay keeps the office Zen balanced with her essential oil blends and has a passion for growing impressive vegetable gardens when she is not in the office!

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    Katie Cantu

    Front Office Coordinator

    Katie joined our team in December of 2021 as our Front Office Coordinator. Before joining Express Employment Professionals, she worked in the Hospitality industry. She is our director of first impressions managing phone calls, scheduling interviews, assisting our associates with the onboarding process, and providing overall support to our recruiting efforts.

     When not working, She enjoys spending time with her husband and family, traveling to new places, gardening and finding time outside therapeutic.

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