• 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

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    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

    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

    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

    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

    Recruiting Specialist

    Heather joined our team in late 2015 and has become our Lead Recruiting Specialist. Heather 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

    Employment Specialist - Skilled Trades Division

    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 in 2004 where she joined our Express team as a Staffing Consultant in the industrial/commercial division. In 2022 with her extensive on-site account management and on call experience, Bridget transitioned into our expanded Skilled Trades Division, where she is reunited with Kerri after working the light industrial desk for years together. 

    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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    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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    Angela Powers

    Lead Employment Specialist - Light Industrial Division

    Joining our team in 2022, Angela comes with us with 7 years experience as an Employment Specialist with the Walla Walla Washington office.  She moved to Tacoma when her husband was transferred and we immediately hired her. 

    She looks forward to working with business owners & managers in the Pierce County area to help them find the talent they need to get the job done. Angela takes the time to understand the required skill set & experience needed so the job is done well with a good understanding of the company's culture.


    On a regular day, Angela interviews and recruits to make sure her clients have someone at the ready when they have a need for either extra resources or a replacement to fill a vacancy .


    She takes great pride in helping her clients get the resources they need and helping people get a job that they need.



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    Erica Drinkard

    Employment Specialist - Light Industrial Division

    In October, 2020, Erica joined our team as a Employment 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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    Patti Haines

    Employment Specialist - Light Industrial Division

    In October 2021, Patti joined our team as an Employment Specialist.  She brings over 9 years of retail management experience with a customer connection focus.  Patti came to us because she has a passion for people and has a desire to make the community she lives in a better place by giving people hope.

    Patti loves all things in nature and is passionate about beekeeping and caring for rescued animals.  She loves music, working in the garden, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.



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    Kim Jackson

    Employment Specialist - Office Services Division

    Kim joined our team in December, 2020 as the Employment Specialist for our Office Services 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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    Kennedy Peterson

    Employment Specialist - Office Services Division

    Kennedy joined our team in October of 2021 as the Employment Specialist for our Office Services division. Prior to joining the team, Kennedy spent her first year out of college in Escrow.  She came to us wanting to utilize her desire to make a difference in her community.  This seemed like the perfect fit.

    Kennedy was born and raised in Gig Harbor, Washington, attended the University of Washington, and now lives in Tacoma.  In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors with her boyfriend and canine companion. 

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