Athens, Georgia Express Team

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    Mandy Eberhart

    Operations Manager

    Mandy is an Athens native and graduated with a BS in Communications from Emmanuel College in 2000. She began her career working in HR where she stayed for two years before switching to the medical field and worked in coding and billing for the next 8 years. Express was fortunate to add Mandy to their team in May of 2010 when she came on as a recruiter and was later promoted to the Branch Manager position of the Athens office in September 2011. In May of 2014, she became the Operations Manager for the Athens, Braselton and Covington locations.

    Mandy is married to her wonderful husband Duke and they have two dogs that keep them very entertained. In addition to her job, Mandy also enjoys being an active member of Cornerstone Church of God where she has been a member for 38 years. Mandy is also an active member of The Junior League of Athens. A lover of football, Mandy is sure to never miss a Saturday between the hedges cheering on her hometown Dawgs. In her spare time she enjoys movies, music and spending time with her family.

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    Heather Youngquist

    Branch Manager


    Heather graduated from the University of GA in 2008 with a degree in Advertising and a minor in Psychology. She was fortunate enough to obtain a job right out of college as the managing editor and marketing coordinator for The Real Estate Book of Athens, where she stayed until she came to Express in 2011. Heather started her career with Express as the Office Coordinator and was later promoted to Branch Manager. When asked what she loves most about her job, Heather responded, "I have a great occupation and am fortunate enough to make a difference in, and be a part of such an amazing community." In addition to being passionate about her job, Heather is a huge advocate for the local businesses in Athens and the surrounding areas. She is on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer's Association - Walk to End Alzheimer's, a member of the UGA Alumni Association, and Co-Chair of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. She is an advocate of local businesses and spends a lot of time volunteering for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. In her spare time, Heather enjoys attending UGA sporting events, Braves games, and spending time with her husband Jordan and her friends and family.

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    Stephany Boehner
    Stephany Boehner

    Front Office Coordinator

    Stephany joined the Express team in May of 2022. She was born and raised in Miami and lived in Orlando until 2011. She ran her own bakery for 7 years and then most recently, went on to do marketing and sales at her former job. Outside of work, Stephany enjoys spending time hiking or stargazing with her fiancé, 2 kids and their Shiba Inu- Kai, and loves to attend music festivals with her friends. 

     

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    Gillian Pennington

    Front Office Coordinator

    Gillian joined our Express team in October of 2022 as a front office coordinator. Gillian was born and raised in Colorado and moved to Georgia in 2016! She has been in Customer Service for the last 5 years and is currently going to school to be a Registered Nurse.  In her free time, Gillian likes to go to the gym with her husband and spend time with her dog Arlo and cat Alice. She likes to spend her Sunday's at her church and participates in many service projects with them. Gillian looks forward to greeting everyone with a smile and making them feel at home.

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    Chelsea Looney
    Chelsea Looney

    Administrative/Professional Staffing Consultant

    Chelsea joined our Express Athens team as a Front Office Coordinator and quickly transitioned into the role  of Administrative/Professional Staffing Consultant. Prior to working at Express, Chelsea worked in retail for 10 years. Chelsea's retail and customer service experience has given her the ability to display her helpful qualities when assisting associates in our office. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys spending time with her son Sawyer and her husband Ben, binge watching Netflix, and trying out new places to eat in the Athens area!!

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    Chelse Scrim
    Chelse Scrim

    Staffing Consultant/ Marketing Specialist

    Chelse joined our Express Athens team in July of 2021. She graduated from Loganville High School in 2011 and has been in customer service for 10 years. In her free time, Chelse loves spending time with her family and friends. Chelse is a HUGE Georgia Football Fan and loves Saturday's between the hedges. GO DAWGS!

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    LaShay White
    LaShay White

    Staffing Consultant

    LaShay joined the Express team in June of 2022 as a Staffing Consultant. She's currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in Business Management. LaShay has many years of customer service experience and has a true passion for serving her community. LaShay and her husband Stephon also manage their own logistic company, along with their three girls who keep them busy with their many sports activities.

     

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    Vanessa Maxey

    Staffing Consultant

    Vanessa joined the Express Athens team in October 2022. She is a Winder, GA native and graduated from Apalachee High School, home of the Wildcats! Her mother instilled the value of hard work from a very young age. Vanessa went on to receive a degree in accounting. She then worked in the recruiting and retention field for several years before joining the Express team. Vanessa is a MAJOR gym rat and serves as a personal trainer in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with her loving husband, Wayne, and their squirrel obsessed pup, Prime! Vanessa is always up to 2 things: Watching the Dawgs win and a challenge!"

     

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    Amanda Kirk
    Amanda Kirk

    Sales Territory Manager

    Amanda joined the Express Team in September of 2022 as the Territory Manager. She just recently moved back to Athens after living in Jacksonville, FL for 13 years. Amanda attended college at Presbyterian College in South Carolina. She spent the last 20 years in event planning/management, and she looks forward to taking the skills she has learned from this and applying them to Express.

     

    In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband Robby and their children. She has 2 dogs that she absolutely adores! She also loves all things Georgia and being outdoors with her friends and family. 

     

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    Rodney Fowler

    Onsite Manager

    Rodney joined Express in June 2015 as the Onsite Manager for one of Athens' large industrial clients. Born in Atlanta GA, he graduated from Southwest DeKalb High School, Decatur GA. in 1997. After graduating from high school, he joined the United States Air Force, serving 12 years to include a tour in the Middle East in support of Operating Enduring Freedom. He left the Air Force with over 10 years of experience in Human Resources and 5 years in Management. Outside of his professional life, Rodney enjoys spending time with his 2 daughters, watching sports and reading. He obtained a Master of Science in Information Assurance and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College.

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    Thomas Rucker

    Onsite Manager

    Thomas joined our Express team in July of 2018 and is an Onsite Manager for one of our manufacturing clients. Thomas attended Altamaha Technical College, where he studied Business Marketing and Management. Prior to working for Express, Thomas has had a fulfilling career in the automotive industry since 2008. He is always eager to help others and is most comfortable in a management role. When Thomas is not working he enjoys spending time with his children, traveling the world, cooking, and riding his motorcycle. He is always up for a new adventure and plans on skydiving in the near future.

     

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    Torenzo Gilham

    Onsite Manager

    Torenzo Joined our team in May of 2021 as an On-site manager. He is a native of Athens Ga. and a 2016 graduate of North Georgia Theological Seminary in Rocky Mount, N.C. where he obtained a Master's degree in Biblical Studies.  He has worked in manufacturing for over 25 years and has more than 23 years supervisory experience. He currently serve as the Sr. Pastor of Carlton Grove Baptist Church in Elberton Ga. In his leisure time he loves traveling and spending time with his two grandboys. In the fall, Torenzo is all about Bulldog Saturdays. 

     

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