Meet Our Express Centralia Team

  • Express Employment Professionals Centralia, Washington

    Our team here at Express Centralia is dressed for success and ready to excel. From the moment you walk through our doors, we are committed to helping you any way we can, whether it be finding you a career or finding you a workforce. Whether or not you find your next employment solution through us, we will ALWAYS provide you with quality service, working diligently to address your needs and provide you with the resources and motivation you need to find success. So whether you need a change in career, a quality staff, or HR guidance/training, you can be we will be awaiting your call! Remember – Job Seekers never pay for the excellent services Express Centralia offers and Employers only pay if we succeed in our recruiting efforts!

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  • In Loving Memory of Matthew Swena

    General Manager, Centralia, Olympia & Aberdeen

    March 2015-March 2018

    Matthew joined the Express Family in March of 2015. He loved singing, hiking and community outreach. Matthew made a huge impact on everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. After his sudden passing in March of 2018 our Express Employment family is doing everything we can to honor him and keep his spirit alive with the Matthew Swena Memorial Scholarship at Centralia College.  

     Matthew Swena


    Ashley Witchey

    Office Manager

    Ashley joined the Express team in April of 2015. She started as the Front Office Coordinator, scheduling interviews and working closely with associates to prepare them for the interview process. She moved into a staffing consultant position in January of 2016 and has since taken on the role of Office Manager. Ashley Enjoys working very closely with Express clients to find just the right person for their needs, and working with the quickly growing Express staff to reach out and contribute to the community in any way possible. Growing up in this area, she is excited about the opportunity to connect local people with the great companies that are looking for their skills. Ashley is a huge football fan and mother of two; she has a competitive spirit but also loves working in a team to accomplish goals.

    Guy Steele

    Business Developer

    Guy Steele joined the Express team, in Centralia, in January 2016 and has been helping in various ways to find job opportunities for community residents. He is focused on developing long lasting partnerships with companies within Lewis County. When he is not in the community offering staffing solutions for their growing business operations he is in the community serving the people of Lewis County. Aside from being a contributor to the Twin Cities he is a loving husband and father to his wife Tessa and their 3 children Allisyn, Guy (Bubber) and Shiloh. He says, “My motivation is to be the change I want to see and the rest will work itself out.” You may also notice Guy moonlighting as Mr. Twister, a balloon artist. Guy feels it a privilege to assist clients and associates in reaching their goals.

     2017 Guy Steele

     2017 Danielle Wood

    Danielle Wood

    Safety/Risk Manager

    Danielle joined the Express team in April of 2016 as payroll, working the back office duties and was promoted oon after that to a Staffing Consultant, working in both the Industrial and Administrative divisions to match people and their skills to companies in the area. She has since been promoted to an area that is a passion of hers, Safety! Danielle grew up in Lewis County and lives in Chehalis with her husband, Christian, and their two kids Sierra (7) and Gabriel (4). Danielle loves spending time outdoors with her family camping, hiking, riding horses and shooting. She also enjoys board and card games.

    Brandy Weaver

    Industrial Staffing Consultant

    Brandy joined the Express team in November of 2016. She been both a Staffing Consultant and a Front Office Coordinator but best enjoys greeting associates and helping get them started off right in the Express process. Brandy is a lover of Art, she studied Art history at Western Washington University and Graduated spring of 2016 with her BA in Art History. She also enjoys traveling and has been to many countries around Europe. Her biggest aspiration is to help people, and that is what drew her to working at Express.

     2017 Brandy Weaver

     2017 Rachel Shannon

    Rachel Grandorff

    Industrial Staffing Consultant

    Rachel joined the Express team in March 2017 as the Front Office Coordinator. She has over 10 years of experience working in the marketing and customer service industry. Rachel grew up in the Lewis County area, where she, her husband and two children currently reside. One of her biggest passions in life is helping people, which is why she is excited about the opportunity to be working within the community and meeting new people. Rachel enjoys traveling, attending country music festivals and crafting. She is always up for a new adventure and feels privileged to be working at Express.

    Amber Cook

    Payroll and Accounts Receivable

    Amber Cook joined the Express team in September 2017. Amber was brought on to handle payroll and billing. She works closely with both associates and our clients to assure a smooth payroll process for everyone. Amber is also the face behind the scenes helping out the entire office in any way she can. Amber is a mother of 3 and moved to Lewis County 9 years ago from Thurston County to enjoy the country life. She keeps busy year round with local sports programs either with coaching or organizing the teams, she loves the outdoors and staying active.

     2017 Amber Cook


    Sierra Nikula

    Administrative Staffing Consultant

    Sierra joined the Express team in November of 2017 as the Administrative Staffing Consultant. She graduated from Central Washington University with her Bachelors in Communications with a specialization in Marketing. She then moved back to her hometown with her husband to help make Lewis County a better place. Sierra enjoys building relationships with her clients and associates and facilitating the perfect job placement. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, doing DIY projects around the house, being outdoors and riding her horses.