Jim Rouse Joins Express as New Vice President of Information Technology
October 28, 2020 // Franchising.com // OKLAHOMA CITY - Jim Rouse has joined the Express Employment Professionals family as the new Vice President of Information Technology.
In this role, Rouse will play a key and strategic role in building in efficiencies of scale and security into all Express provides to their Franchisees.
“As we continue our journey to achieve business transformation and work toward innovation, we welcome Jim to the Express family,” said Linda Marie Arredondo, Express Chief Information Officer. “Playing a tactical role to ensure our information systems are secure and efficient, his real-world experience and comprehensive technical expertise will further support our strategic plan objectives across the board.”
With over 20 years experience in both the private and public sector, Rouse’s background is in the areas of information technology, cybersecurity, networking and law enforcement, specializing in cybercrimes and operations. A former Special Agent of the Unites States Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and a U.S. Army Medic, Rouse has worked in and around emerging technologies, capabilities and digital technologies throughout his career.
Most recently, Rouse served as the Consulting Director at the Crypsis Group specializing in Cloud Security architecture, digital transformation, securing cloud deployments and virtual CISO. Prior to the Crypsis Group, Jim was the Chief Information Security Officer for Gemini Trust Company, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodial service.
A frequent author and commenter who has built information technologies for entities throughout the world, Jim’s experience will help Express implement and deploy new digital solutions safely and securely.
“We are excited to welcome Jim to the Express family and leveraging his talents to advance technology and cybersecurity at the company for years to come,” Express CEO Bill Stoller said.
If you would like to arrange for an interview with Bill Stoller to discuss this topic, please contact Sheena Karami, Director of Corporate Communications and PR, at (405) 717-5966.
About Bill Stoller
William H. "Bill" Stoller is chairman and chief executive officer of Express Employment Professionals. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the international staffing company has more than 825 franchises in the U.S., Canada and South Africa, and beginning in 2020 will expand to Australia and New Zealand. Since its inception, Express has put more than 8 million people to work worldwide.
About Express Employment Professionals
At Express Employment Professionals, we’re in the business of people. From job seekers to client companies, Express helps people thrive and businesses grow. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK, our international network of franchises offers localized staffing solutions to the communities they serve, employing 552,000 people across North America in 2019. For more information, visit www.ExpressPros.com.
SOURCE Express Employment Professionals
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