Express is Proud to Celebrate 2023 Achievements

Express Employment International, franchisor of Express Employment Professionals and related brands, celebrated many amazing successes in 2023. We’re looking back on these wonderful accomplishments and setting our sights on continuing to put people to work in 2024. 

Express Celebrates 40 Years as a Staffing Industry Leader 

Express’ international network of franchises has employed more than 10 million people since the company’s inception in 1983 by offering localized staffing solutions to communities.  

Express Recognized for Superior Service with the 2023 ClearlyRated Best of Staffing Client Award 

Express was recognized for its exemplary client services with ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for the fourth consecutive year and 10th year overall. 

Bob Funk Inducted into ASA’s Leadership Hall of Fame 

Co-Founder, President, and Executive Chairman of the Board Bob Funk was a 2023 inductee to the American Staffing Association Leadership Hall of Fame. Express achieved record sales of $4.46 billion and employed 579,000 people in 2022.  

Express Associate Recognized as ASA All-Star 

Cassandra Hughes of the Express St. Cloud, MN, office, was nominated for the American Staffing Association National Staffing Employee of the Year award and recognized as an all-star in the Office-Clerical and Administrative sector. She was also named the Express Employee of the Year. 

SIA: Express 2nd Largest in U.S. Industrial Staffing, 5th Largest U.S. Firm Overall 

Staffing Industry Analysts ranked Express as the second largest Industrial Staffing provider and fifth largest staffing provider overall in the U.S., plus:  

Express Employment Professionals Inducted into Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 Hall of Fame 

Citing Express as a brand that has stood the test of time while consistently thriving, the staffing company was inducted into Entrepreneur Magazine’s inaugural Franchise 500 Hall of Fame and scored spots on the Franchise 500.  

Franchise Business Review Recognizes Express 

Based on surveys of more than 30,000 franchise owners from 300 different franchise brands to find those with the highest ratings, Express was awarded the following designations: 


As a staffing industry leader and one of the top franchises in the U.S., Express scored numerous rankings this year.  

These awards and rankings wouldn’t be possible without our Franchisees’ hard work and dedication to helping others succeed! Share your commendations for those who have played a part in elevating Express in the comments!  

Work with Express 

Job seekers, employers, and entrepreneurs have a place at Express. Visit the location nearest you to find your next role or learn how our workforce solutions can connect your company to top job candidates. To learn more about franchise opportunities, visit Read more about our awards and recognition at  

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