Meet The Waxahachie, TX Express Team

  • Meredith Backus - Express Jobs
    Meredith Backus

    Employment Specialist

    Meredith Backus joined the Express Employment Professionals team in 2017 as a Front Office Coordinator in our Waxahachie office. Coming from a customer service background, she enjoys working with clients and associates to meet deadlines and achieve goals. Meredith is currently an Employment Specialist and serves as our Major Account Lead. 


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    Alley Coffman - Express Jobs
    Alley Coffman

    Front Office Coordinator

    Alley Coffman began her career at Express Employment Professionals as a Front Office Coordinator in 2018. Alley grew up in Joshua, Texas and has that small town hospitality. She enjoys helping and serving others as often as she can. She always has a welcoming smile on her face as people walk into the office of Express in Johnson County.


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    Helen Joyner - Express Jobs
    Helen Joyner

    Lead Employment Specialist

    Helen Joyner started her career with Express Employment Professionals, October 1, 1997, as a Front Office Coordinator. Helen was promoted to an Employment Specialist a year later, and has been serving as Employment Specialist going on 21 years. She's enjoyed impacting so many lives, and making a difference in the community with our associates and clients. Impacting lives and helping people is what she's about. Helen loves blessing our associates and our clients, and our Express family!


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    Anita Howe
    Anita Howe

    Administrative Business Development

    Anita Howe joined our Express team in 2019 in Waxahachie to help us grow our Administrative line of business.  As Administrative Business Development she will be working with new and existing clients to help meet their administrative needs.  Anita has a unique blend of Business/HR/Sales experience.  Her love for God and people is the driving motivation in her life.  Anita has over 20 years of community service experience in the Best South West and Midlothian Chambers of Commerce. She has four grown children, one grand-daughter and a plethora of fur grand babies!


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    Pamela Peacock-Express Jobs
    Pamela Peacock

    Lead Employment Specialist

    Pamela Peacock is an Employment Specialist and Lead for our Johnson County office.  She has been assisting clients and job seekers for five years with Express. Pamela prides herself on focusing and adhering to the Express Waxahachie Core Values. She feels recruiting and staffing is about finding the right people for the right positions so at the end of the day she can claim the phrase:  "At the end of day, walk away feeling good about what you have achieved for the day, not just for oneself, but for others too."


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    Kaley Piercy - Express Jobs
    Kaley Piercy

    Operations Lead

    Kaley Piercy began with Express in 2016 as she was finishing up her bachelor's degree at Tarleton State University. This job provided her with an abundance of learning opportunities & she has been able to use her degree everyday as she takes on new challenges. Kaley services as the Operations Lead at our Waxahachie location.  Express offers wonderful opportunities to the community as well as serving people around the world & she has been blessed to be a part of the Express family! "For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."


    Jeremiah 29:11


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    Anita Rodriguez
    Anita Rodriguez

    Employment Specialist

    Anita Rodriquez joined the Express family in the Spring of 2019. Her background includes recruiting for over ten years. She has a passion to help others find the job of their dreams and she believes that if you work hard on what you want, you will get where you want to be! 

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    Shahena Short - Express Jobs
    Shahena Short

    Front Office Coordinator

    Shahena Short is our Front Office Coordinator for the Waxahachie office. She began her career with Express Employment Professionals early in 2019. She grew up in Greenville, Mississippi and relocated to Dallas, Texas with her father. Helping people has always been something Shahena has been passionate about. She's a strong believer in waking up each day with a positive attitude and knowing that each day is a new opportunity to become a happier and better version of yourself!


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    Sonja Southard - Express Jobs
    Sonja Southard

    Manager of Business Development

    Sonja Southard started her career with Express Employment Professionals in 2013 were she started as an inside Sales Lead/Staffing Consultant. In 2015 she was promoted to Manager and helped lead the team to a level of sales the office had never seen before! She was promoted to Sales Manager in 2016 along with training and operations. Here we are in 2019 and she is still thriving in her career. She is now the Business Development Manager and is taking our office to new levels. Family is everything to her! She is a strong believer in Jesus and believes that our life is a journey. Sonja believes we should not be boxed in a certain mindset, but have faith and wings to fly and grow!


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