The Express Hillsboro Team

  • “People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”
    - Teddy Roosevelt

    At Express Hillsboro, it's important for us to go above and beyond - it's important for us to see you succeed. That's why we make a commitment to every person that walks through our doors to try to help them better their lives and businesses. Think of us as your partner in success. We are here to help you in any way possible and with an "Express Servant Attitude", working to always get to "yes." And although we cannot help everyone, we always make a genuine effort and try to offer helpful suggestions that will improve their odds of finding that right job! So if you're looking for thoroughly screened, highly talented employees for your business; if you're looking for a new or better job; or if you need HR guidance and/or training  contact our employment agency in Hillsboro, OR for your no-obligation consultation. Remember – at Express, Job Seekers never pay a fee and Employers only pay if we are successful in our recruiting efforts.

    Whether you are looking for the right temporary employee fill-in or to find your perfect direct hire candidate, you can trust that our team will go above and beyond, applying all knowledge and expertise to ensure your complete satisfaction. At Express Employment Professionals, you can be assured that our team will always strive to go above the expected to maintain our standard of absolute excellence!

  • Casi Schlesser - Hillsboro, OR
    Casi Schlesser

    Operations Manager

    Casi Schlesser, who joined Express on December 10th, 2012, now holds the position of Operations Manager. Described by her peers as goal-oriented, with a strong commitment to assisting others and a keen interest in personal growth and challenges, she has garnered several awards during her tenure recognizing her outstanding achievements. These awards include the Leadership Award, the Highest Award for Achievement from Dale Carnegie, the Spirit of the Stoller Group Award, and the Community Service Award. With a Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University, Casi has honed the skills necessary to be a vital asset to the Express team. She excels in follow-up and follow-through management, exhibits a strong commitment to professionalism, possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills, and adeptly manages large workloads with efficiency. Casi finds great fulfillment in her work at Express, knowing that she positively impacts individuals' lives daily. She continually seeks opportunities for personal growth and development, striving to become the best version of herself.

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    Hunter Schwenke - Hillsboro, OR
    Hunter Schwenke

    Jr. Business Developer & Brand Ambassador

    " "The most rewarding part of working at Express is helping people find jobs."  "

    Hunter joined the Express Hillsboro team in August 2022 as a Junior Business Developer and Brand Ambassador. During this time with us, Hunter has shown himself to be an outgoing individual who loves to have fun while working just as hard.

    Before Express, Hunter worked for basketball tournaments through Prime-Time Sports. He enjoys playing basketball with his friends and surfing in his free time.

    Favorite Quote

    "Life is too short to get bogged down and be discouraged. You have to keep moving. You have to keep going. Put one foot in front of the other, smile, and keep on rolling." - Kobe Bryant. 

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    Genesis Lemus - Hillsboro, OR
    Genesis Lemus

    Front Office Coordinator

    Genesis's time with Express began in August of 2023. She enjoys being part of a community that's accepting and values communication and patience. Her favorite part about working with Express is having people value her thoughts and opinions. Genesis is chatty and outgoing, and is always looking to conquer her next adventure.

    Growing up in the Hillsboro area, her favorite thing to do outside of work is spend time with her loved ones and find new hobbies to stay busy with. She lives with her family of 8, plus her dog Oakley, and loves it. She is able to adapt to any situation or circumstance she is placed with and loves making conversations with new people.

    Something Unique

    Genesis is Bilingual!

    Favorite Quote

    "You are valued, loved, and appreciated."

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    Kristi Sweeney - Hillsboro, OR
    Kristi Sweeney

    Senior Employment Specialist

    Kristi first began her career with Express in April of 1988! As a hardworking and dependable employee, her favorite part of working with Express is helping people find work or a long-term career and building long lasting relationships. She is loyal, honest, and trustworthy, with a knack for delivering excellent customer service.

    Kristi was born and raised in Oregon, and she currently lives with her husband of 29 years and their dog, Bailey. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her son, who is currently in college at Portland State. Her friends describe her as someone who takes pride in their work and delivers results.

    Favorite Quote

    “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”

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    Julissa Arellano

    Bilingual Employment Specialist

    " My favorite part of working at Express is the environment. Everyone in my office works as a team and has a go-getter attitude every day. "

    Julissa Arellano joined Express Employment Professionals on June 17, 2024, bringing a wealth of experience and a dynamic skill set to her role as a Bilingual Employment Specialist. Julissa is known for her trustworthy, loyal, and understanding nature, and she approaches her work with a relentless drive to never settle for less.

    Before her current position, Julissa honed her expertise in recruiting for long-term and temporary contracts. She also spent seven years in restaurant management, where she developed her quick learning abilities and a driven work ethic. These experiences have equipped her with a unique perspective and a versatile skill set that she now applies to her work at Express.

    A native of Hillsboro, OR, Julissa is passionate about helping others and enjoys the rewarding feeling of making a positive impact through her work. Outside of the office, she cherishes spending time with her family, partner, and beloved dog, Ace—a half poodle, half chihuahua bundle of joy.

    Julissa's friends would describe her as loyal and honest, qualities that define both her personal and professional relationships. Her best skills include her ability to quickly learn new tasks and her unwavering drive to succeed. Julissa's dedication to her team and her clients at Express Employment Professionals makes her an invaluable asset to the organization.

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    Torian Thirdgill-Leiws


    Torian Thirdgill-Leiws began his journey with Express Employment Professionals on June 17th, 2024. Prior to joining Express, Torian gained valuable experience working in retail and restaurants, where he honed his customer service skills and developed a strong work ethic.

    Born in Hillsboro, Oregon, and raised in Washington state, Torian has fond memories of spending his summers on the East Coast, particularly in the DC and Virginia. His diverse background and experiences have shaped him into a well-rounded individual.

    Torian's favorite aspect of working at Express is the opportunity to learn new skills that will prepare him for a successful future. He appreciates being part of a supportive team that cares for his well-being and provides a nurturing workplace environment.

    Outside of work, Torian is passionate about fitness and enjoys working out to maintain a healthy lifestyle. He also has a keen interest in music, spending his free time playing and learning how to mix tracks. At the age of 16, he achieved third place in a modeling competition in New York and has plans to pursue modeling again.

    Torian grew up living with his mother, a former basketball player who now manages a nonprofit organization. His father is a successful businessman, currently raising Torian's two brothers with his wife. Friends describe Torian as funny, supportive, and decisive, traits that serve him personally and professionally well. His best skills lie in decision-making and communication, making him a valuable asset to the Express team.

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    From matching job seekers to the right jobs to ensuring the needs of our clients are met, every member of our Express team is committed to helping people find great jobs and helping clients find great people. View some of the internal job openings Express has currently has available and if you think you have what it takes to join our team, apply today!

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