• The Express Team

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    Diosana Tharpe

    Front Office Coordinator

    I am the Front Office Coordinator. I was born and raised in Georgia. My husband is active duty which is why I moved to Washington. My hobbies include reading and dancing. Though I am the newest to the group, I am beyond thankful to be able to call everyone my family, and I look forward to growing with the company.


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    Phyllis Brock

    Recruiting Specialist

    Before joining Express Employment Professionals, Phyllis Brock spent a decade doing corporate recruitment in Hawaii. She delights in matching good people with good jobs that ends in successful satisfaction for both the employee and employer. Upon her return to the mainland, Phyllis worked at the Visitor Information Center on the Capitol grounds providing information and things of interest to see and do in Thurston County to visitors from around the globe.


    In her spare time, Phyllis enjoys sharing stories about her family and interaction with travelers from far and near, thus calling her annual newsletter Brock Talk.


    She has two married daughters, one of whom is the Clinic Manager at Providence Regional Cancer Center in Olympia and the other, a HR Manager in Sequim WA.


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    Spencer Ernst

    Employment Specialist - Skilled Trades

    Spencer joined Express in 2020 as Front Office Coordinator, a native of Chehalis, WA, her favorite quote is, "Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine"-The King Like Elvis.  She is extremely ambitious in all aspects of life and hopes to grow within the Express office… the sky's the limit! Her hobbies include snowboarding and swing dancing.

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    Katie Yeries

    Employment Specialist - Industrial

    I am Katie Yeries. I am the Employment Specialist for the Industrial Department. I just relocated to Washington in June from California where I worked in the medical field for 20+ yrs! I enjoy rock collecting, classic cars and camping! I have 5 dogs and 2 cats and a 15 yr old daughter. 


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    Katrina Engelbrecht

    Business Developer & Employment Specialist - Administrative

    Katrina joined Express Employment Professionals as a Business Developer. She hails from a long background in sales, business development, and customer service. With over 7 years of experience working with local businesses in Thurston County, Katrina thrives in building connections within our community to bring long-term solutions to everyday problems. When she's not working, you can find Katrina exploring our beautiful state, tending to her garden, or snuggling her kiddos and her cats. 


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    Ashley Stone

    Managing Director

    Ashley started with Express in April of 2015 as the Front Office Coordinator in Centralia, WA. Over her years with Express she has moved up into different roles such as; Employment Specialist & Office Manager, and is now in the Olympia office as Managing Director, where she is involved in the office management as well as the professional level recruiting. In her free time Ashley enjoys hiking in the PNW with her husband and kids and has a goal to visit every National Park in the US!


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    Julius Mbewe

    Account Manager - Healthcare

    Julius joined Express in June of 2018 with a background in sales and business development. His prior experience has made him a natural fit for Express' Healthcare niche where his hard work has driven him to succeed in growing the department. Julius loves knowing that he has made a positive impact on his clients and clinicians every day. When Julius is not at work, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and traveling the world.


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    Reilly Watts

    Staffing Coordinator - Healthcare

    Reilly is our Healthcare Staffing Coordinator for Express Employment Professionals in Olympia where she is responsible for placing licensed clinicians with our healthcare clients. She started with Express in August 2020.

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    Kelly Calkins

    Payroll & Compliance Coordinator

    Kelly is our Healthcare Payroll & Compliance Coordinator. She ensures that our clinicians are paid on time and all of their credentialing is up to date! She joined Express in 2019.

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