Staff

Express Employment Professionals - Utica/Rome, NY


Bob Dyer - Staffing Consultant   

Bob grew up in Rome, NY and graduated from LeMoyne College with a Bachelor's Degree  in History and Education. He also earned his Master's Degree in Reading and Education from SUNY Cortland. Prior to joining the Express team Bob worked as a high school Social Studies teacher as well as a Program Coordinator and Behavioral Specialist, working individuals with disabilities. Most recently he was a National Account Manager for an  industrial firm and brings strong industrial and manufacturing experience to the team. Bob is very active in the community and believes strongly in giving back. He is an active member of the Little Falls Elks, Mason's of Dolgeville, Ziyara Shriners and Scotish Rite Masons. He and his wife Barabara currently reside in Dolgeville, NY. 


Joyce Mandel - Front Office Coordinator   

Joyce grew up in Marcy, NY and graduated from Herkimer County Community College with an Associates Degree in Business and Travel. Prior to joining Express, Joyce worked in various roles as a Senior Administrative Professional and has over 10 years of experience in Office Management and Administration that she brings to the Express team, it's associates and business clients. She will be a tremendous resource for associates and clients in these areas. Joyce currently resides in NY Mills and enjoys reading and attending sporting events in her spare time.

"It is a privilege to be a part of such an amazing team of people and a company that truly goes above and beyond to help both associates and business clients in the community."     Joyce


       

Jacki Vitullo - Client Consultant

Jacki was born and raised in Utica, NY and attended Proctor High School. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from SUNY Cortland and began her career as Campaign Manager for then Oneida County Executive Raymond Meier's successful run for NY State Senate. She spent the next three years campaigning and fundraising for Senator Meier and also ran two successful $4M campaigns for the United Way. In 1999, Jacki transitioned to the Pharmaceutical Industry as a Senior Sales Representative. She spent twelve years in the industry and earned several awards for sales excellence and new product launches. Most recently, she was the Director for the Go Red For WomenCampaign and Heart Walk for the American Heart Association.  Jackie currently resides in New Hartford with her husband John and two children.


Lori Calabrese - Owner - Staffing Consultant

Lori was born and raised in Utica, NY and attended Notre Dame High School. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from St. John Fisher College and has over twenty years of experience in both the Public and Private sectors. Lori is the co-owner of the Utica/Rome Express Employment Professionals franchise. She began her career with the New York State Department of Labor and the Workforce Development Program, where she assisted workers in finding good jobs and local businesses with identifying talent. She also spent over ten years in city government as a Economic Development Specialist and has strong ties in the local business community. Most recently, Lori establised herself as a strong grant writer and community developer, working with organizations such as Utica College and Faxton-St. Lukes Hospital. She brings strong local business experience to the Express team. Lori currently resides in New Hartford with her husband John and three sons.