• Meet The Staff

    Chris 2019
    Chris Kaske

    Operations Manager

    Chris joined Express Employment in 2007 as a Staffing Consultant with the opening of the new office in Howell Michigan.  She has experience in recruiting, training and customer service with over 20+ years managing a direct sales business.  Chris has experience in all aspects of the staffing industry and an expert in organizational operations.  As Operations Manager, Chris has responsibility for maintaining the all of the systems and processes that keep Express running efficiently.

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    Carrie Smith

    Office Manager

    Carrie joined our Express Howell team in January 2014 as a Staffing Consultant.  She has a background in retail management and has extensive experience in interviewing, training and job placement.  Carrie received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in 2012 from Baker College with a concentration in Human Resource Management.  Carrie really enjoys finding the right people for the right job.  "It is very exciting when you can not only make a difference in someone's life by finding them a job that they will enjoy, but it is equally as exciting to find that perfect person that a company has been searching for." 

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    Terra Wireman

    Technical Employment Specialist

    Terra joined the Express team in 2014 as a Staff Recruiter and is now a Technical Employment Specialist. Terra is a graduate of Central Michigan University receiving her degree in Business Administration and major in Marketing. She came to Express with professional sales and marketing experience from local business service companies and looks forward to helping serve Express clients. Terra is excited to be part of a team that works hard every day to make a difference in people's lives.

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    Dio Rodriguez

    Employment Specialist

    Dio joined Express Employment Professionals of Howell-Brighton in April 2014 as a Front Office Coordinator with a background of customer service and retail. Dio's passion for people and hard work led her to becoming an Employment Specialist in the Skilled Trades niche with Express Employment. "I believe a business is only as good as it's people working together towards a common goal. When I help a job seeker find a position, I have helped a company gain a team member to assist in their vision to succeed."

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    Jessica Kerr - Staffing Consultant
    Jessica Kerr

    Professional Recruitment Specialist

    Jessica joined Express in August of 2015 with a background in customer service.    Jessica is a graduate of Cleary University receiving her bachelor's in Business Administration and Human Resource Management.   Jessica's hard work and dedication helped her to become a Professional Recruitment Specialist.  Jessica enjoys working with people and is excited to be part of a team of professionals that not only assist job seekers but also local businesses and the community as a whole.  She is passionate in the belief that every person deserves a career that both, excites them and satisfies their needs.

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    Alex Fischer

    Employment Specialist

    Alex is a graduate from Cleary University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management and started with Express in September of 2017 as a Front Office Coordinator and in the Spring of 2018, became an Employment Specialist. Alex loves working with people and deal with new situations every day.  "It's a great feeling to know that I'm making a difference in someone's life for the better!"

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    Katie Gall
    Katie Gall

    Employment Specialist

    Katie graduated Cum Laude from Saginaw Valley State University's honors college with a bachelor's degree in English Literature; her research on Shakespeare's work has been published both online and in print. She is also an active member of a roller derby league in Flint. Katie joined our team in January 2020 as an Employment Specialist. With her background in people management and human resources, she is passionate about finding the right opportunity for job seekers in a safe and satisfying environment.

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    Nikki Kaske

    Employment Specialist

    Nikki joined Express in 2010 as an Office Administrator responsible for payroll, social media and other clerical duties. She graduated Eastern Michigan University in 2015 with a degree in Education.  Nicole transitioned into an Employment Specialist in 2022 contacting job seekers, conducting interviews and placing Associates at companies.

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    Taylor Wilber 12-2020
    Taylor Wilber

    Employmnent Specialist

    Taylor joined Express Employment in December of 2020 as the Front Office Coordinator and in January 2022 transitioned into a Recruiter Specialist role and as of December 2022, has become an Employment Specialist assisting Associates in finding employment.    She is a resident of Howell with a background in customer service and retail.  Taylor believes in helping our Associates reach their goals in a happy and productive work environment.

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    Melanie Stapula

    Employment Specialist

    Melanie joined Express Employment in May 2021, she is coming to us with over 10 years of recruitment experience. A longtime resident of Genesee and Livingston Counties, Melanie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, enjoying the Michigan outdoors, specifically camping, hiking and kayaking. She is passionate about the local community, assisting others with finding employment opportunities and helping local business be successful with their workforce. She is excited about a bright, successful future with Express! 


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    Angela Fournier

    Employment Specialist

    Joining Express Employment Professionals in 2022 Angela is dedicated to using 20 years of professional experience to benefit both employees and employers. Her bachelor's degree in business management from Baker College was the start of her career path. With experience in both large and small-scale retail management, national training and business development, she understands that the right people in the right place make all the difference.  From catching large king salmon, hooking into monster tarpon or just hanging out on the pontoon Angela loves to spend time on the water with family and friends. Angela is looking forward to addressing the needs of employers and helping employees secure a rewarding career path.


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    Jazzmine Ortega

    Recruiting Soecialist

    Jazzmine started with Express Employment December of 2021 as our Front Office Coordinator and transitioned into a Recruiting Specialist role in December 2022.  She enjoys greeting our Associates and providing the information to start their new careers.  Jazz has a background in retail and office management while taking classes in Business Management

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    Christine Howell

    Workforce Coordinator

    Christine joined Express Employment in April of 2022 in our newly created Workforce Coordinator position which was developed to assist our Associates with any attendance and payroll issues.  She also monitors our referral program and jumps in to assist with the new Associate onboarding process.  

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