• Express Employment Team Livonia/Taylor

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    Doug Carpenter

    Business Development Manager

    Doug Carpenter joined Express in 2018 as a Skill Trades Recruiter. He was promoted to Business Development Manager in 2020. Doug has 25 years of experience of entrepreneurship and sales/business development in the staffing industry. He feels one of his great successes has been growing Express business and building relationships with clients and employees. Doug has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Western Michigan University. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids during his free time.

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    Jessica Klug

    Lead Employment Specialist of Commercial Division

    Jessica Klug joined Express in 2019 as a Recruiting Specialist. She was quickly promoted to Employment Specialist to handle one of our rapidly growing industrial clients. Jessica graduated with her BBA Dual Major in Management and Marketing. Her previous position was as a Talent Acquisition Specialist at a well-known beverage company for 3 years where she managed to fill higher level and more difficult positions daily. Jessica enjoys working for such a rewarding company like Express because how much of an impact we make on our associate's daily lives. Jessica loves taking on new challenges and enjoys traveling to new places.

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    Antoinette Hill

    Front Office Coordinator

    Antoinette Hill joined our office in July of 2020 and is currently our Front Office Coordinator. She brings over 4 years of experience as an administrative assistant of a middle school as well as 3+ years as a guest teacher and paraprofessional in education. Antoinette graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Her love for helping others grow and become successful has become apparent with Express associates by ensuring a welcoming environment, establishing rapport, and helping answer all questions with patience and knowledge. Antoinette hopes to continue the success of Express by impacting the lives of our associates with a positive interaction, sharing we care and ensuring a safe office atmosphere. In her off time, Antoinette loves spending time with her family, having game and movie nights, and curling up with a good book.

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    Sarah Petersen

    Lead Employment Specialist of Office Services Division

    Sarah Petersen joined our Express family in January 2021 as a Recruiting Specialist, was promoted to Employment Specialist for Office Services, and is now the Lead of the division. Sarah brings over 13 years of Account Management and Project management experience in Cultural and Leadership development that translates well into her current role.  She feels the most rewarding part of her position has been getting to know our associates on such a level that allows her to suggest future long-term opportunities to help better their career growth. During her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities like riding her bike, going for walks, and camping. Sarah also takes pride in her exceptional taste in horror movies and all things spooky.

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    Kimberly Bouchard

    Lead Employment Specialist of Skilled Trades Division

    Kimberly Bouchard joined Express Employment Professionals as a Recruiting Specialist in August 2020, was promoted to Employment Specialist shortly after, and as of August 2023 is now Lead Employment Specialist of our new Skilled Trades division! Kimberly came to Express with 10 years of previous HR Administrative experience and the last 3 years as a Hiring Manager. Since starting with Express, she has exceled in every recruiting project. As Employment Specialist, she plans to create and maintain lasting relationships with her clients and help as many people find forever jobs as she can. She graduated from Valparaiso University with a Double BA in History and Latin. She loves history and has worked and/or volunteered at many local museums, including The Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village and The Henry Ford Estate and has even participated in archeological dig in Macedonia!

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    Ashley Carey

    Employment Specialist of Commercial Division

    Ashley joined Express Employment Professionals May of 2021 as a recruiter. She was recently promoted to Employment Specialist, while bringing in 10 year of customer service experience. She graduated with a Degree in General Business. Ashley aims to create that relationship with our associates and being able to help them find a job and success with their position. Ashley loves being outside, spending time with family and her sweet dog.

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    Lauren Odum

    Employment Specialist of Commercial Division

    Lauren Odum joined Express Employment in March of 2022 as a Recruitment Specialist and has recently been promoted to Employment Specialist. Lauren has over 18 years of retail management experience and over 2 years  administrative experience. Since starting with express Lauren has been able to use her knowledge, friendly personality, and love of people to create a welcoming environment where associates feel confident and trust us to place them in the perfect job. She loves working with Express because she enjoys meeting people from all walks of life and being able to find them a job they can be successful in. Outside of work she enjoys painting and writing short stories. She loves spending time with her kids and friends; loves traveling and trying new foods from all over the world.

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    Taylor Gotts

    Employment Specialist of Commercial Division

    Taylor Gotts joined the Express team in September of 2022 as a Recruiting Specialist. Thanks to her background with clerical/administrative responsibilities and her phenomenal customer service skill set, she quickly excelled in her position and was promoted to Employment Specialist in April of 2023. Taylor loves the success stories of associates that she's placed in positions that go on to grow and develop within their organization. In her spare time, Taylor is a true outdoors person and will snowboard absolutely any time she can. She also enjoys reading and spending quality time with her daughter.

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    Amanda Howard

    Employment Specialist of Commercial Division

    Amanda joined Express as a recruiting specialist in October of 2022 with an extensive background in food service and restaurant management. Because of her hard work, dedication, and previous experience, she was promoted to Employment Specialist in April of 2023. Amanda enjoys working with Express, her clients, and associates because it allows her to use her compassion to inspire, support, and empower others to make a difference in their lives. When she isn't at work, Amanda enjoys crafting with her kids, having game nights with friends, and is a certified "foodie" and tries new restaurants whenever she can.

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