Our Staff

  • Joani McCormack - Client Services Manager

    Joani’s outreach during her 6 years with Express PittWest is focused on relationships. She is a connector. In today’s world she is focusing on our candidate engagement and how we, Express PittWest can help the candidates navigate the process; upskill, relearn and market themselves professionally all the time.

    After a 20+ year career in Medical Office Management, Joani made the move to Express Employment Professionals. First as a Staffing Consultant and later as the Client Services Manager. Joani enjoys meeting our clients and connecting them with our associates and keeping them abreast of the latest educational offerings from Express Employment Professionals! It is all about making the connections, finding the talent, and more! Skilled in Human Resources, Sourcing, Customer Service, Sales, and Recruiting.

    Joani is proud to call Pittsburgh her home and enjoys supporting the community as an FBLA Judge for the Beaver County Career and Technology Center, serves on the Advisory Board of Parkway West Career and Technology Center's Welding Program, is an Ambassador to The Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce and is a mentor to a Syrian refugee family through Hello Neighbor. She also supports (or volunteers) with many non-profits close to her heart including 412 Food Rescue, The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Hope Grows, Bridge to Home Animal Rescue, The Salvation Army, Family Resources, and more.

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    Sadie Zahrbock - Business Developer

    Sadie is our sales expert, which means she knows how to “listen more”. Sadie graduated from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN with a degree in Communications and an emphasis in organizational, interpersonal, and intercultural studies. While in college, Sadie worked as an Admissions Ambassador and tour guide as well as a Special Events Intern at Sanford Medical Center. Sadie joined our Express team in August 2020 and brings her skills to Express while learning how to be a successful advocate for the team. Sadie focuses first on client needs and then collaboratively to find solutions that the recruiting specialist team can deliver on.

    Sadie is new to Pittsburgh, and Pennsylvania in general, so she looks forward to exploring the area and has a passion for hiking and traveling. Her goal is to travel to each of the state parks and all 50 states, as she has already accomplished 30 of them!

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    Amy Berecky - Office Services: Employment Specialist

    Amy is our dedicated Office Services Employment Specialist. Amy's passion for helping others achieve their goals and be successful in finding their career path is the reason behind her drive and motivation. Amy would love to grow with the company and follow the business wherever it may take her.

    Amy joined Express Employment Professionals in January 2020 and has customer service skills honed as a previous inside sales representative for a local manufacturing company. Additionally, Amy worked for private practice at Pittsburgh West OBGYN where she assisted the doctor by completing administrative and clinical tasks in the office. Amy has also traveled twice to Haiti for medical/missionary work as she has a passion for travel.

    In Amy’s time off she spends time with her three kids; Hannah (20) a freshman at a college in Ohio, Jannah (15) a sophomore in high school, and Jimmy Jr. (6) a very wise first grader and a new tiger in Cub Scouts. 

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    Annette Rascati - Office Support

    Annette is our resident expert on servicing our INTERNAL customer – the associate. She is our go-to person for all support and operational items. She processes payroll, manages worker’s compensation and unemployment claims. Annette also is the liaison to many of our recruiting partners.

    Annette began working with Express Employment Professionals in February of 2008. Before working with Express, she worked for Ductmate Industries and Asko Manufacturing in various capacities in customer service, engineering, and as a liaison between sales, engineers, manufacturing, and other divisions. 

    Annette volunteers in many capacities at St. Thomas A. Becket Parish and at the Jefferson Hills, West Allegheny, and Crafton Libraries. She is a member of St. Lucy's Auxiliary.

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    Shaylynn World: Recruiting Specialist

    Shaylynn is our expert phone interviewer. She is the first to connect with each applicant and ensure we obtain the key information for our recruiters to properly match the candidate to their desired position. Shay has excellent attention to detail and always listens more than she talks in capturing the applicant’s work history and their future preferences. She excels at associate relations and is dedicated to supporting our Employment Specialists and making good.

    Shaylynn joined our team in 2018 and previously provided customer service in the field of accounting and bookkeeping, where she assisted between 50 – 100 customers each day while using QuickBooks for their accounts payable and receivable needs. Before that she was a Customer Service Representative for Geico, where she successfully resolved customer concerns and maintained relations with the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Registry of Motor Vehicles as well as various banks and dealerships.

    Shaylynn is getting to know the Pittsburgh area and all the quirks that identify our region. All her spare time is focused on being the proud MOM of Jacob and Aria, both in elementary school.

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    Alexis - Marketing, Social Media, and Digital Coordinator

    Alexis is our Marketing, Social Media, and Digital Coordinator. Alexis is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities including; social media content (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram) along with social media monitoring. She supports and coordinates community outreach, job fairs, and Express branded events to ensure our client, prospects, associates, applicants, and community partners know all of our job placement and educational offerings.

    Alexis joined Express in May 2021 with a degree in International Business Management with a concentration in Business Marketing from Indiana University Pennsylvania. Alexis is organized, ambitious, determined, and innovative, excited to improve her strengths, expand her knowledge, and achieve her goals.

    In her free time, she loves running, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

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    Commercial/Light Industrial Division

    Tamiko "Miko" Bailey - Commercial, Semi-skilled Empolyment Specialist

    Miko has led the Commercial Team with placements YTD 2020 and initially is tops on our Leader Board for 2021. She can connect associates to our many clients in the Beaver County area with ease.

    Miko previously worked with Express Employment Professionals in the Scranton office as a Staffing Consultant for over 2 years before moving to the West area. Miko joined the Express Pittsburgh West team in 2015 and has successfully brought her abilities and experiences in staffing to better help our associates’ and clients’ needs. She also uses her communication skills and knowledge of the business world as a Customer Service Representative for the state of Ohio.  Miko has completed Social Service courses at Wilberforce University and is a Certified Presenter from the Benefits Rights Information (BRI). 

    In Miko’s free time, she enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures as well as spending time with her family and friends. Miko supports The Franklin Center and Professional Outfitters of Aliquippa and New Brighton. She also partners with CareerLink for job outreach, training, and placement.

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    Mike Phillis - Skilled Trades Employment Specialist

    Mike brings 15 years of experience in recruiting and sales. He is currently leading the Skilled Trades Division. Mike started working with Express in July 2020 and has proven his dedication to building relationships with his clients and associates. Mike’s technical knowledge and former on-the-job learning contribute to his match-making success for our clients with skilled trades’ needs. Mike simply excels in customer service and his expertise is recruiting potential candidates from a variety of sources, prescreening, interviewing, coordinating client interviews, and placing candidates into the workforce.

    In Mike’s spare time he plays drums for a band called “Sundog” and thoroughly enjoys making music. When he’s not at work or playing drums, you can find Mike on his boat fishing!

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    Express Alumni We Are Proud Of:

    Alumni: Ashley Green: Now working with our client St. Moritz in Human Resources.
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    Ashley was our Commercial and Semi-Skilled Employment Specialist from 2018 through May 2021.


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    6200 Steubenville Pike, Suite 102 & 201, Robinson Twp., PA 15136

    Monaca:
    699 Pennsylvania Avenue, Monaca, PA 15051