Mike ’91 and Kelly Heffner ’92, owners of the Express Employment Professionals office in Greenwood, Indiana, have been named the 2011 Express Franchisee of the Year award winner. The employment agency employs nearly 300,000 people each year and has more than 550 offices in four countries.The Greenwood Express office received the Franchisee of the Year award for excellence and achievements in sales, recruitment, and placement. The office also received the Bronze Circle of Excellence and Clients Rising awards. The Heffners “have about six Greyhounds employed at their location and always have at least one UIndy student as an intern!” says Myla Edmonds, assistant director of alumni relations.
A panel of executives at the International Express Headquarters in Oklahoma City selected the Heffners to represent Express because of their dedication to the Express spirit, commitment to their clients, and their strong marketing and sales efforts. Express provides expertise in evaluation hire, direct hire, contract, temporary staffing, professional search and human resources. Express in Greenwood has placed more than 3,000 people in jobs since 2005 and has job openings in sales, customer service and marketing, and light and skilled manufacturing positions.