Our Staff

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    Vanessa Brown 

    Client Relationship 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. 


    Olivia Merifield 

    Employment Manager


    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. 


    Stephanie Edwards 

    Professional Recruiter | Manufacturing Management & Engineering  


    We are thrilled to have Stephanie on board and part of our family. Stephanie's first love was being the Founder and Editor of a local magazine geared towards motherhood. Her expertise in business networking and inside sales has been proven to help us better serve our current clients and obtain new, and exciting partnership with companies throughout our community. Stephanie's upbeat and positive energy helps keep our family connected by organizing team outings and fun team building activities.


    A.J. McLinn

    Employment Specialist | Administrative and 

    Professional Recruiter | Accounting, Finance, and HR 


    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.


    Chelsea Luna  

    Employment Specialist | 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. 


    Kellie Robb 

    Employment Specialist | Industrial 


    After staying at home with her kiddos for years, Kellie was eager to leap back into the business world! Kellie has a background in Business Insurance Sales and Management. She understands the importance of client retention, satisfaction and continual loyalty and it shines through with her bubbly personality and dedicated work ethic. Her heart of gold makes recruiting a missionary career for her and provides purpose to her work life! 


    Tony Rojas  

    Employment Specialist | Industrial 


    We are thrilled to have Tony join our Express team. Originally from NWI, Tony has spent the last several years in Retail Sales and Management. He is positive, eager to grow, willing to be stretched to new heights, and always willing to pitch in! His background has given him transferable people and process skills. We are excited to see him blossom his career in the recruiting and placement industry! 


    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. We love Jolene being a leader of our Express family.


    Katie King 

    Front Office Coordinator


    Katie brings a compassionate and hardworking dedication to our front desk. From answering many phone calls, incoming appointments, and payroll questions, Katie always looks at the positive side of every situation and never lets a rough day get the best of her. She loves serving our family in order to work more efficiently throughout the day and is always there to lend a helping hand. Katie loves to spend her time outside of the office with her family. We are excited to see how Katie grows within our organization professionally and personally. 


    Amanda Wilson

    Assistant Front Office Coordinator  


    Amanda joined the Express team in July of 2011. She performs a wide variety of roles and responsibilities throughout the day in order to best support our team. She is heavily involved in her local church and spends most of her time at Assistant Living Centers sharing her faith and the gospel.