As a sailing aficionado, Darren Moscato knows how to navigate a boat on a steady course, regardless of which way the wind blows. Now, he’s setting a new course, as he opens an Express Employment Professionals franchise office in South Buffalo, NY, with wife Jennifer Moscato.
“Darren’s strategic sailing mindset has helped him engineer a successful career in sales and business development in the IT and technical industry,” said Brook Wise, Express regional franchising director. “He and his wife are excited to leverage their business and leadership skills to support employers and job seekers in the Buffalo area.”
New York Born and Bred
Darren is originally from Hamburg, NY, and has lived most recently in Springville, NY. He received his BS in Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. Darren sees great potential in the Buffalo market, which was named the number seven top job market in the U.S. this year by Bloomberg Business.
“Darren worked as a Director at ITT Corporation, where he excelled at business development and leveraging business plans to achieve revenue growth,” Brook said. “He also has experience running a technical sales business. He understands the Buffalo-area marketplace and the importance of building strong, positive relationships with people in the business community.”
Jennifer has a master’s degree in education and comes to Express boasting a successful teaching career. She served as a literacy coach, literacy teacher, and a social studies teacher for middle and high schools in New York. Before pursuing teaching, Darren and Jennifer owned Rotec Engineered Sales.
She will serve as the south Buffalo office’s staffing coordinator.
A Focus on Family and Community
“Darren is a perfect fit for an Express franchisee,” Brook said. “He likes that the Express business model encourages local community involvement, and will allow him to leverage his skillsets to support continued growth for area employers, for residents looking for job opportunities, and for his family.”
The Express business model encourages franchisees to be active in their communities and allows them to spend time with their families. This appeals to Darren and Jennifer, who have two active teenagers. The two are active in their church and enjoy hiking, biking, and skiing.
The family recently traveled to the Dominican Republic and volunteered with an organization called Dove Missions. Jennifer taught English, while Darren built garden boxes. Their children helped with crafts and recreation.
Are you ready to set sail on your own business? It’s a great time to join Express. The staffing industry is booming and Express has been named one of the fastest growing major staffing companies in the country. Right now, you could receive up to $25,000 as a cash start-up bonus for opening a franchise. For more information on owning an Express franchise, visit ExpressFranchising.com.