Meet Our Express Pensacola Team

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    At Express, it's important for us to see you succeed. We are here to help you in any way possible. And although we cannot help everyone, we try to offer helpful suggestions that will improve their odds. So if you're looking for thoroughly screened, highly talented employees; if you're looking for a new or better jobs in Pensacola ; or if you need HR guidance and/or training contact us for your no-obligation consultation. Remember - Job Seekers never pay a fee and Employers only if we are successful in our recruiting efforts.

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    Tu Equipo de Pleno Servicio De Recursos Humanos

    Estamos aqui para asistir! Si usted busca trabajadores, si usted busca empleo, o si nececita guia o entrenamiento para Recursos Humanos, llamenos para tu consultacion sin obligaciones. Recuerde - los solicitantes de empleo nunca pagan una cuota y los empleadores en línea si tenemos éxito en nuestros esfuerzos de reclutamiento!

    Meet the Staff at our Express Pensacola staffing agency
  • Melissa Speaker - Branch Manger
    Melissa Speaker

    Branch Manager

    Melissa Speaker has been an indispensable asset to our Express Employment Professionals of Pensacola, FL Team since 2012. She is extremely driven to succeed, very goal-oriented, organized, determined, and goes above and beyond what is required of her in order to better our local Express franchise and the companies we partner with in our community. In her almost 3 years of service to the Express Team, Melissa has described her most rewarding part of her position to be "making the clients happy by making the right employee placements at their companies so that they can go on about their daily tasks as a business owner and not have the worries of staffing woes hanging over their heads ." Melissa strives to make a difference in people's lives and in business's across our community by being a "giver, not a taker."

    Melissa is a Pensacola, FL native, a marathon runner, and a fitness coach. After 12 1/2 years in the retail management industry, Melissa found her calling in the staffing industry. With over 9 years experience in the staffing industry, she is the "wheels on our bus" here at Express so to speak and we are extremely grateful for the passion, drive, enthusiasm, and excellence she has brought to our office over the past few years. She is described by our Associates and Job Seekers as having "the ability to make people feel comfortable in potentially stressful situations such as job interviews." Melissa is adored by our in-house working Associates and is always being asked to talk to on the phone and in the office.

    In her spare time, Melissa is the Vice President of IT for the Board of Directors for GPSHRM, a member of SHRM for over 9 years, and the Co-Chair of the Panhandle BLN, which promotes peoples abilities instead of their disabilities to help people find work or other connections to help them better their lives. She is also very involved in volunteer work in her child's school activities, and enjoys running, working out, and training for the next marathon.

    When it comes to a company needing personnel, Melissa is an exemplary Staffing Consultant and does an incredible job whether the need is temporary, temporary to hire or a direct hire basis for our clients in our community. She expresses a great responsibility with matching the right candidates along with the company needs and environment. Her passion in her work continues to exceed the needs and expectations of her clients, candidates, and also in-office with her co-workers.

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    Laura Vermilliano - Administrative Staffing Consultant
    Laura Vermilliano

    Administrative Staffing Consultant

    Laura has been with our Express Employment Professionals Office in Pensacola, FL since 2014. She is always smiling, and brings joy to everyone who comes through our office. You would have to be a mind-reader to know if Laura was having a bad day because she never lets her personal life interfere with her professional one. When asked what she enjoys most about being an irreplaceable member to our Express Pensacola Team she said, "I love working for a small business. I always feel appreciated and never overlooked. It is rewarding to me to be in a position and company that allows me to truly make a difference in people's lives every single day, especially since I too was once 'just another Job Seeker' but was never treated like I didn't matter when I came here for help. Waking up every day and enjoying going to work is so fulfilling when you are a part of the Express values and family. I love helping people, and this position really lets gives you a first-hand making in people's lives better every day. "

    As a Pensacola, FL Native, Laura brings over 7 years of Customer Service Industry Experience to the table, enabling her to give top-of-the-line customer service to all who interact with our office. In her spare time, Laura enjoys reading, digital gaming, bike riding, shark fishing and spending time with her daughter and family. She is also an avid Miami Dolphins fan and loves watching a good football game with her family.

    Laura is described by her co-workers as, "energetic, uplifting, customer service driven with a need to succeed. She always goes above and beyond to make sure everyone both in our office and out of the office are taken care of." It is evident to anyone who has any kind of interaction with the Express Employment Professionals Office in Pensacola, FL that Laura Vermilliano continually strives for absolute excellence in her position as Front Office Coordinator and she has brought a new standard to the position that is doubtful anyone else could ever surpass.

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    Brenda Kay Hammel - Account Executive
    Brenda Kay Hammel

    Account Executive

    "All my experience to date has aligned beautifully with the Pensacola team, as we work together to ensure we place the most qualified candidates for our clients."

    Brenda Kay joined our Express Employment Professionals Pensacola team in April of 2018 and is currently our Outside Account Executive. She works closely with businesses throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties to provide staffing solutions and brings over 20 years of experience within the staffing/recruiting profession to the Express team. Brenda Kay's career began in Dayton, Ohio where she hired to be a medical recruiter for a regional staffing agency and specialized in direct hire/permanent placement. Brenda Kay quickly established herself as a loyal, positive, energetic and ethical professional. Her focus and commitment to finding staffing solutions for her clients have been recognized by many clients.

    "She surveys the areas well.. she approaches her job with great enthusiasm and energy as she finds candidates and matches them with the organization." - Patrick Flannery, Hospital Administrator

    In 1991 her husband was relocated to Hurlburt Field Air Force Base. She was hired by former Pensacola agency Reinhardt & Associate's where she continued providing staffing solutions to new clientele and assisted in establishing a Locum-Tenen division. Her commitment to the profession did not waiver after becoming a mother. She fostered remote telecommunications nationally to provide HR solutions to clients with critical staffing needs. In 2012 Brenda Kay furthered her credibility by earning her Master's degree in human resources management and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management. She is also a member of the Santa Rosa County Civil Service Board.

    "Brenda Kay understands the importance of seeking out the right candidate for the right position." - Beverly Baumgarten, Manager

    Brenda Kay hails proudly from Wisconsin, where she earned her elementary education degree and cheers loudly for the Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers. Though married to a Chicago Bears fan, she has the upper hand in the win column during NFL season. She and her husband have two adult children and live in Navarre, and are loyal supporters of the Navarre Raiders sports teams.

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