• Yuri Ruiz
    Yuridia Ruiz

    Branch Manager

    Yuri is an expert in the fields of commercial, industrial, engineering, and technical staffing. She has chosen recruiting as her career because she enjoys connecting good talented people with great companies. Yuri has an extensive customer service background and has many years of management experience. She has always had a passion for recruiting from her time as a Studio Manager where she set out to staff her store with the most talented professionals out there. Companies heavily rely on her expertise to find great talent. 

    Yuri says, "The best part of my job is networking and building relationships with the clients and the candidates I service".

    In her spare time she travels with her travel buddy Jaiden, she spends time outdoors as much as possible when the weather permits and loves to garden!


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    Alexandro Lopez

    Industrial Employment Specialist

    Alexandro has over five years of management experience and two years of light industrial recruiting. Alex has a strong passion for helping others and enjoys meeting new people while building relationships. Alex looks forward to many successful years with his extended family at Express.

    On his spare time he enjoys listening to music and creating art. Alex owns DJ turntables so he is always listening for new music. Alex prides himself in being a self-taught artist as he discovered his talent at a young age. Alex can do anything from portraits, paintings and tattoos!

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    Laura Sullivan
    Laura Sullivan

    Professional Recruiter

    Laura brings three years' experience as a hiring manager, over 10 years' experience in corporate marketing and logistics in addition to teaching experience. She holds a business degree from Pennsylvania State University.
    Laura enjoys using her array of work experience to contribute to finding just the right fit for job candidates and employers.


    Beyond work, Laura enjoys time with her three grown daughters, traveling, attending musical theater, rollerblading and spending as much time outdoors as possible.


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    Jennifer Paez

    Payroll Coordinator

    Jennifer is an essential part in keeping both the Waukegan and Northbrook office running smoothly. Jennifer has helped the Waukegan office achieve positive Google reviews with her excellent customer service. 

    With a certificate for language interpreters, Jennifer gives her all in helping the Spanish speaking community feel more comfortable and welcome when coming to Express. 

    Jennifer says, " The best part about joining the Express team, is having helpful and supportive co-workers." 


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    Yasmin Cebada
    Yasmin Cebada

    Front Office Coordinator

    Yasmin is new to the Waukegan Express Employment Professionals Team. With four years of customer service and receptionist experience. Yasmin loves helping others, her warm smile and friendly attitude will be the first thing you see and presence coming into the office. 

    Yasmin wants to be able to help associates find jobs and succeed with their life work goals. Yasmin loves to read, listen to music and spend quality time with her son.


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    Jayleen Sandoval
    Jayleen Sandoval

    Industrial Sourcer

    Jayleen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
    She is mission-driven and passionate about advocating for equitable communities. 

    Jayleen is excited to be a steppingstone and resource for candidates coming into our office looking to kickstart their careers.
    On her free time, she enjoys gardening, exploring state and national parks and birdwatching.


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    Priscilla Wellman
    Priscilla Wellman

    Business Relations Manager

    Priscilla brings over 10 years of Business Development and Management experience. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Finance and Psychology from Columbia College.
    She has experience in HR, Insurance, Medical, Sales, and as an entrepreneur. Priscilla's hobbies are traveling, listening to music, and outings/tailgating with family and friends.

    Priscilla says, "The best part of my job is being an example of Express' Niche! Priscilla walked into Express for a specific position, and they matched her to an internal opportunity directly within Express.
    Priscilla absolutely loves what she does! She gets to help companies in their success every day, it is such a rewarding feeling.


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    Arelis Hernandez
    Arelis Hernandez

    Marketing Representative

    Arelis comes to Express with five years of Graphic design and Marketing experience and 4 years of customer service. Arelis holds a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM) - Laureate International Universities.

    Arelis likes to be able to create an idea into reality. In Arelis' free time she likes to travel, photograph nature and cities, she also likes to draw, read and play MMO games.  She also loves enjoying her free time with her dog "Bolt" and her turtle "Karma".


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