With years of experience in professional staffing and sales, Yvonne Rockwell and her husband Roy are the owners of the new Express Employment Professionals office in Santa Clarita, CA.
As the 2008 Staffing Professional of the Year for the California Staffing Professionals Los Angeles Chapter, Yvonne is equipped with the knowledge to make the new franchise a success. She is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara where she earned a Human Resources Degree, and she used that degree in a variety of staffing positions.
Yvonne began her career as a CoreSkills product manager for Corestaff in 1992. She also served as branch manager for another staffing firm and was senior sales director for Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Yvonne is presently the COO and general manager for the Express Employment Professionals office in Oxnard and Westlake Village, CA.
“Yvonne is an ideal candidate for the Bridge to Ownership (BTO) program for Express. Her many years of experience as COO and General Manager of the Oxnard and Westlake Village offices gives her valuable experience to be an owner,” said Dan Gunderson, Regional Franchising Executive for Express.”
The BTO program is designed to offer qualified staffing industry employees an opportunity to become our franchisees.
“She has been a driving force behind these two offices. Her leadership and dedication to her job has helped propel the offices to new heights,” Gunderson said.
Yvonne is also well-known in the community for her involvement in organizations and boards. She serves as a board member for the California Employer Advisory Council, and previously was a board member for the Girl Scouts and volunteered for such organizations as Many Meals of Santa Paula and the Food Share of Ventura County.
“Yvonne will take advantage of all the resources, tools, and programs that Express International Headquarters will provide her to be successful,” Gunderson said. “She will make an excellent Express franchisee.”
It’s a great time to join Express! For new franchisees awarded between now and Dec. 31, 2014, Express Employment Professionals will pay up to $2,500 per month on the first year’s lease! This is a great way to kick start your new Express office with a potential savings of up to $30,000.
The staffing industry is booming, and Express was just named the fastest growing major staffing company in the country. For more information on owning an Express franchise and receiving your first year’s lease for free, visit ExpressFranchising.com/LeaseFree.