April 21, 2011 // Franchising.com // (OKLAHOMA CITY)-- Express Employment Professionals, one of the nation's largest private staffing companies, named Mike and Kelly Heffner, owners of the Greenwood, Ind. Express office, as the 2011 Express Franchisee of the Year.
Each year, Express recognizes and honors a franchisee who excels in building brand equity and a distinguished company reputation.
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.
"Mike and Kelly live the Express vision of helping people succeed every day," said Robert A. Funk, Express CEO and chairman of the board. "They are great role models for other Express owners, always willing to share coaching advice and lend a helping hand whenever possible. They have grown their business through building trust, diligence, dedication and persistence. I'm honored to have them as Express franchisees and as our Franchisees of the Year."
"We are thrilled to be named as the 2011 Express Franchisees of the Year," Heffner said. "We love what we do. Kelly and I have a great team, and as a team, we've been able to accomplish some big goals and better our community. We appreciate all of our wonderful clients and associates for their hard work. We enjoy being part of the Express family and we look forward to the years to come."
Express Employment Professionals offers a full range of employment solutions including evaluation hire, temporary staffing, professional search and human resources. With more than 550 offices in four countries, sales for the Oklahoma City-based company exceeded $1.9 billion in 2010.
Express is committed to the vision of helping as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people. For more information, visit www.expresspros.com.