• Meet Our Express Tacoma Team

    We are a full service staffing agency in Tacoma, WA dedicated to serving Pierce County. We have specialized recruiters for Administrative/Office, Skilled Trades, and Industrial staffing.


    For Job Seekers, we will work with you step by step to make sure you are placed in a job that suits your needs, abilities, and interests - for FREE!


    For Employers, we work diligently to provide you with a dedicated staff that will benefit your business.

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  • Our Staff

    Monika Lewis
    Monika Lewis

    General manager

    Monika joined the Tacoma Express office in 1998. In addition to working with the inside team, she enjoys meeting with local businesses to discuss hiring solutions as well as offer tools, resources and services to help meet production goals. Monika began her career in 1998 as a part time receptionist as she finished her bachelor's degree in Business & Marketing and never left. She now is the General Manager of the Tacoma office and committed to making Express the gold standard of employment solutions in Pierce County. Monika and her husband enjoy keeping busy with their three active kids who are involved in year-round sports and enjoys volunteering at their school to spending time with her children.

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    Pamela White
    Pamela White

    Payroll & Benefits Manager

    Pamela has been with Express since 1993. Her dependability and steady thinking has contributed to the continued success of the Tacoma franchise team. Over the years she has not only worked with our associates in regards to doing payroll but she has overseen our unemployment, medical, and benefits areas. Along with associate concerns she also handles client reporting and account receivable. In her spare time she loves to attend concerts and travel. New York, Las Vegas and San Diego are favorites for repeat visits. Born at Madigan and raised in Tacoma a Washingtonian through and through. Go HAWKS!

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    Denise Anderson
    Denise Anderson

    HR Administrator

    As an HR Administrator, Denise has the pleasure of helping our team run smoothly! She has been with Express Employment Professionals since 2013 and enjoys being a part of the front end process dealing with our employees and clients to ensure the highest customer experience! What she loves the most is that no two days are ever alike here and that it's a fast past and fun environment.

    When Denise is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, two small dogs, and crocheting.

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    Kerri Shaffer
    Kerri Shaffer

    Employment Specialist - Skilled Trades

    Kerri started working at Express in July of 2008 as our Front Office Coordinator. She met her husband while she was working at the front desk in 2009. They married soon after and now have three handsome sons.  In October 2011, Kerri transition to the LID Staffing Consultant position, in January of 2017 she was promoted once more to LID Team Leader, and has now transitioned to her new position as our Contract & Search Specialist for our Skilled Trades Division!

    Working full time and being a mom to 3 energetic boys keeps her very busy, she enjoys spending time with her family and making memories. 

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    Heather Jacobs
    Heather Jacobs

    Recruiting Specialist

    Heather joined our team in late 2015 as a commercial staffing consultant. She loves being able to help others, especially when she gets to find that "perfect" job for one of our Job Seekers because we aren't just placing associates to work, but building relationships with them.

    Outside of working with Express, Heather spends most of her time with her 2 daughters. Heather comes from a large family, who serves as her support system and she can't imagine where she would be without them. Heather is a big fan of sports, whether it be playing, watching or coaching youth sports. She can be described as a very competitive person which makes football season interesting, seeing as her whole family are Seahawks fans, while she is the one rooting for the Minnesota Vikings.

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    Bridget Holt
    Bridget Holt

    Lead Employment Specialist - Commercial/Industrial

    Bridget started her career with Express Employment Professionals working for the Centralia office as a temporary employee before being hired with them full time as a Staffing Consultant. After 4 years, she relocated to Tacoma where she joined our Express team as a Staffing Consultant in the industrial/commercial division. With her extensive on-site account management and on call experience, Bridget transition into the Lead Employment Specialist position in 2017.

    In Bridget's spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family (2 stepsons, 1 grandchild, 2 nieces, 2 nephews, and 2 fur babies) and friends, traveling, shopping, getting outdoors and hanging out on the family farm and one day hopes to travel all over the world and as many different countries as she can.

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    Steven Parker
    Steven Parker

    Employment Specialist - Office Services

    In November 2017 Steven joined our staff as one of our HR Specialists for the Commercial Division. He has been described as a hard worker who likes to find new ways to approach tough problems by his colleagues. Steven enjoys helping members of our local community find good jobs that fit their needs and build relationships along the way.

    Originally from Georgia, Steven worked as a High School Music Teacher before moving to Washington and becoming one of our valued employees. Outside of his work with us, Steven is a part of Pickup Ultimate Frisbee and the National Educator's Organization. He loves to play guitar and DJ in his spare time, as well as play cards, board games, watch movies, and travel whenever possible.


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    Taylor Stonestreet

    Recruiting Specialist

    Taylor joined Express in September, 2020 as a Recruiting Specialist. Taylor has previously worked with children at a daycare and is currently a student at the University of Washington. Taylor has lived in Pierce County her whole life and loves living in the Pacific Northwest. 


    Taylor enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and boyfriend. Taylor participates in many outdoor activities and enjoys painting in her downtime. Taylor is passionate about the work we do at Express and finds it very rewarding when we are able to offer relief to job seekers by listening to their needs and helping them find employment.  

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    Erica Drinkard

    Recruiting Specialist

    In October, 2020, Erica joined our team as a Recruiting Specialist. Erica has had a diverse range of professional experience including working in manufacturing, grocery, and insurance. 


    Erica grew up in Olympia and moved to Puyallup 6 years ago. Erica enjoys crocheting, cooking, baking, and spending time with her family. Erica is a very talented seamstress and crafter - for our annual Halloween treat deliveries, Erica created a giant face mask costume that delighted our clients! Erica finds it extremely fulfilling when we are able to help job seekers find employment and is a valuable asset to our team.  

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    Kim Jackson

    Employment Specialist - Administrative Division

    Kim joined our team in December, 2020 as the Employment Specialist for our Administrative division. Prior to joining the team, Kim worked in Talent Acquisition at Nordstrom. Kim explained that she has a passion for "finding the best talent for our clients and for finding the right job for our candidates." We are thrilled to have Kim share her skills and passion for seeking out excellent candidates with the Express team.

    Kim was born in Yakima, Washington and moved to the Tacoma area when she was a young girl. She currently lives in Northeast Tacoma with her husband and two rescue cats. Kim loves cooking, baking, hiking, and working in her yard. 

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