Our Staff

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    Vanessa Brown 

    Business Development Manager 


    After spending many years at home with her kiddos, Vanessa is geared up and eager to find staffing solutions for local businesses throughout NWI. Born and raised, Vanessa brings with her a wide experience in local business relations and truly enjoys having conversations with as many people as she can each day. With her "go-getter" mentality and contagious personality, Vanessa is a breath of fresh air and we are proud to have her part of our family. (Joined in 2018) 


    A.J. McLinn

    Professional Recruiter, Specialized Recruiting Group 


    Born and raised in NWI, A.J. is very familiar with our business clients and works diligently to learn how he can better serve their expectations and needs. Graduating from Ball State University, A.J. has a well diverse recruiting background in the sports and academic industry at the high school and collegiate level. He enjoys a round of golf when it's not snowing outside! (Joined in 2018) 


    Katie King 

    Administrative & Office Services Recruiter, Specialized Recruiting Group  


    Katie brings a compassionate and hardworking dedication to our Office Services division. After serving at the Front Desk as a Recruiting Coordinator for 2 years, Katie always looks at the positive side of every situation and never lets a rough day get the best of her. She is always there to lend a helping hand. We are excited to see how Katie grows within our organization professionally and personally. (Joined in 2019) 


    Olivia Merifield 

    Lead Employment Account Manager | Industrial 


    Olivia joined the Express team in December of 2012, starting out as our Front Office Coordinator. She has previous experience in customer service, personnel and property management. Olivia's positive attitude and always encouraging words helps make our team a thriving family environment! Olivia so much enjoys being part of the Express family and looks forward to many years of putting people to work in Northwest Indiana. (Joined in 2013) 


    Chelsea Luna  

    Employment Account Manager | Industrial 


    Chelsea has ambition and drive to always perform at her best. Her go-getter and positive attitude serves her well as a recruiter in a very fast-faced and demanding industry. Chelsea has years of experience in Hospitality Management and Sales and looks forward to building a new career in helping people in NWI find promising employment. (Joined in 2019) 


    Nancy Hernandez  

    Employment Account Manager | Industrial 


    Nancy recently join the Express family with a background in customer service, inside sales and recruiting for a high volume call center. She is fluent in Spanish and has a compassionate yet goal orientated sole. She works hard and is truly dedicated to matching the best candidates with the best hiring companies in NWI. We look forward to seeing her blossom. (Joined in 2020) 


    Jolene Richter 

    Business Office Manager


    Jolene joined the Express team in March of 2015. She has previous experience in customer service and personnel management. Jolene provides top-notch and precise service with a deep love for our industry and the impact she is able to make within her community. She manages many of the "back office" tasks, and we love having Jolene as a leader of our Express family. (Joined in 2015) 



    Stephanie Edwards  

    Recruiting Coordinator | Specialized 


    Stephanie is a versatile team member with a background in TV news broadcasting and is a local magazine owner/editor. She has a passion for her work family and for the staffing industry's mission. Her focus is recruiting for clients at a mass scale or for specific needs. We love having her bubbly personality around, and she is the best at planning team functions! (Joined in 2018)