Tyler Express Staff

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    Chris Ervin

    Industrial Employment Specialist

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    Kara Myers
    Kara Myers

    Industrial Employment Specialist

    Kara joined Express in August of 2021. Kara grew up in Michigan and moved to Texas in 2016 to pursue further education, eventually graduating from the University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelors in Economics. Kara loves to help people and has found the perfect place to do that here at Express. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, friends and family. 


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    Latisha Calhoun

    Industrial Employment Specialist

    Latisha joined the Express family in May 2022 and has been striving to help those in the East Texas area since 2011. Born and raised in East Texas, Latisha is happily married to Greg Calhoun and loves spending her free time with family, especially her grandson Axel. When not at work or with family, more than likely you will find Latisha with her camera in hand, on a photo shoot. The greatest takeaway from this job, is watching those come in with little hope but then leaving with a smile on their face, knowing that there is still hope out there. 


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    Christopher Ramirez

    Industrial Employment Specialist

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    Anthony Silva

    Industrial Employment Specialist

    Anthony Joined the Express team in September 2022. He was born and raised in East Texas and has years of experience in sales and customer service. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, or traveling with his wife and 2 kids. He has always loved helping people every chance he gets and is glad to have joined the Express Team who shares the same values and goals. 

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    Roger Purdy
    Roger Purdy

    Skilled Trades Specialist

    Roger worked as a Human Resources Manager for the federal government for over 15 years. During that time he supervised a staff and recruited for blue, white and grey collar jobs. He served 5 years in the Marine Corps and moved to Tyler to be closer to his family. He enjoys spending time with his family, dog and live concerts.  He loves to help people and that love is why he joined the Express Team and fuels his desire to help the client and associate achieve their full potential.  Semper Fidelis.

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    Connor Myers

    Skilled Trades Specialist

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    Darby Scheffer

    Skilled Trades Recruiter

    Darby joined the Express team in March 2022 after moving to East Texas in Summer 2021 from Washington State. She enjoys traveling with her husband, surfing and spending time at home with her family, friends & 4 dogs. She loves helping others and has a strong background in skilled trades that she is excited to bring to the Express team!


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    Sarai Zarate

    Skilled Trades Recruiter

    Sarai Joined the Express team in August 2021 and moved to Tyler from Long Beach, California in 2018.  She has a background in Human Resources, Recruiting and Staffing. She is extremely grateful to be part of the Express team, joining a passionate group of professionals that thrive on bringing value to other's lives. She loves spending time with her family and two Pomeranians J.D. and Ronnie. Texas has become her home and she is passionate about helping people find careers they love. 


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    Whitney Wright

    Administrative Employment Specialist

    Whitney joined Express in January of 2021. Being born and raised in East Texas, she has made it her mission to help as many businesses and job seekers succeed as possible. Whitney thinks of East Texas as one big family. Traditionally, families love one another, care for each other and help members of the family when in need. She is looking forward to servicing this East Texas family for years to come. "I feel very blessed to be apart of such a wonderful group of professionals whose mission is to help put over a million people to work! How can WE help YOU?"  


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    Lindsay Coxe

    Administrative Employment Specialist

    Lindsay joined the Express team May 2020. She came to Express with a background in residential home drafting. "I love design, but helping the people in our community has always been my true passion. I am excited to expand on that in a new and fulfilling role".


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    Kiley Kennedy
    Kiley Kennedy

    Administrative Employment Specialist

    Kiley joined the Express team in January 2022. She was born and raised in East Texas, and has an extensive background in hospitality and customer service. As a member of the recruiting center, and with recruiting experience in a collegiate setting, Kiley is focused on and passionate about helping others find the best opportunities for growth available. 


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    Adam Morrow

    Director of Sales and Recruiting

    Adam joined the Express team in June 2011 after moving to Tyler from Lubbock, TX. With years in the "people business" as a college minister, he brings a wealth of experience with and passion for people to his role at Express. "It is such a privilege to intersect people at a point of need, whether they are business people or job seekers. I love having the opportunity to bring people together in these times to turn a time of need into an opportunity for success!"

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    Sarah Kniffen
    Sarah Kniffen

    Professional Recruiter – Accounting, Finance, HR

    Sarah joined the Express team in September 2019. She has been in the staffing Industry for over 8 years.  Becoming a part of the Express team has been the best experience and she is proud to work here.  In her free time her and husband, Justin stay busy with their three children Mallory, Brady, and Brock. 


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    Jacob Helmeczi

    Professional Recruiter – Engineering/IT

    Jacob joined the Express team in 2021 after fleeing New Jersey for the wonderful state of Texas.  With 10+ years of experience as a Career Development Professional, he's helped hundreds of companies and candidates find the right fit for their hiring and career needs.  Jacob is also an award-winning Keynote Speaker, and has had the opportunity to encourage and inspire more than 40,000 people at over 500 conferences, workshops, and events around the country since 2015.  Most importantly, he is a proud husband to his beautiful wife, and an exhausted father of 4 crazy and wonderful kids.


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    Lilly Keele

    Specialized Recruiting Coordinator

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    Tara Hays
    Tara Hays

    Business Relationship Manager

    Tara joined Express in March 2019 and moved to Tyler in 2009 from the small town of Bogata, Texas. Tara is happily married to Brian Hays, Owner of Patriot Restaurant Delivery. They have 2 beautiful children, Hannah Kate and Barron Hays. Having lived in Tyler for 10 years, Tara is so excited to bring value to all businesses in the Tyler area. 


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    Javier Arriaga

    Front Office Coordinator

    Javier joined the Express team in January 2010. He is an exceptional interpreter and very personal individual. He enjoys helping individuals locate great employment by helping employers connect with great candidates!

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    Crystal Gray

    Front Office Coordinator

    Crystal joined the Express family early in 2022. Born and raised in East Texas, Crystal and her family love spending time together whether it is making a trip to Target or playing at the park. Helping others is a passion of Crystal's and Express is the perfect place to allow her to continue and grow in her passion. 


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    Kirsti Teague

    Payroll Department

    I was born and raised in the Tyler area. Enjoy spending time with my family, husband Cory and son Raylan. I love being a part of the Express team, we all have the same goals, which is to help people and make a difference in their lives, whether it be associate or client! 



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    Jennifer Johns

    Executive Assistant/Support Team Lead

    Jennifer joined the Express team in June 2020. She moved to Tyler in 2006 to go to college and has never left. She and her husband Clay have two beautiful girls Kaitlyn and Kinleigh and enjoy spending lots of time together as a family. Jennifer loves to help others and is excited to be a part of the Express team!  


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    Michealle Garcia

    Recruiting Specialist

    Michealle joined Express in April 2021. As a member of the recruiting center, her job is to bring in new associates and grow our team. She enjoys spending time with family, trying new restaurants, and traveling. She is so excited to be apart of the Express Employment Family!


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    Desiree Aguirre
    Desiree Aguirre

    Recruiting Specialist

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    Kristie Bonnell

    Chief Experience Officer

    Kristie joined the Express team in March of 2003. "My passion is helping people, whether it's a business that is in need of staffing services or a person looking for a work opportunity. My goal at the end of each day is to be able to say that I was a blessing to someone today."

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