Express Employment Professionals’ Third-Best Sales Year Signals Strong Market Presence

Awarded 51 Franchise Agreements Internationally

2023 Highlights

  • Revenues of $4.1 billion in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand
  • Office Count: 862
  • Employed 492,000 associates
  • Client Partners: 73,000

TORONTO, March 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Notching the third-best year for sales in the staffing company’s more than 40-year history, Express Employment Professionals saw revenues of $4.1 billion in 2023, employing 492,000 associates at 862 franchise locations across the globe.

Franchise expansion consisted of awarding 51 franchise development agreements, including locations in Ohio, Alabama, Texas, Maryland and South Africa.

“With the surge in demand for top talent over the past few years, Express franchise owners and their staff have risen to the occasion, propelling us to record-setting numbers once again,” Express Employment International CEO Bill Stoller said. “We are not only meeting but exceeding the needs of our clients, and I am humbled by the trust they have placed in us.”

Express earned several recognitions throughout 2023, including designations on the following lists:

  • Entrepreneur: Franchise 500 List and Best in Category for the 12th consecutive year, Franchise 500 Hall of Fame, Fastest Growing Franchises, Top Global Franchises, Top Franchises for less than $150,000, Best 150 Franchises for Multi-Unit Owners and Top Franchises for Veterans
  • Forbes: America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms and America’s Best Temp Staffing Firms
  • Staffing Industry Analysts: Fifth-Largest U.S. Staffing Firm, Second-Largest U.S. Industrial Staffing Firm, Third-Largest U.S. Office/Clerical Staffing Firm, Largest U.S. Direct Hire Firms, Top 50 Providers of Direct Hire Services Globally and 13th-Largest Global Staffing Firm
  • Franchise Business Review: Top Franchise Culture, Top Recession-Proof Franchises, Most Innovative Franchises, Most Profitable Franchises, Top Franchises for Veterans and Top Franchises
  • ClearlyRated: Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award
  • Franchise Direct: Top 100 Global Franchises
  • Franchise Times: Top 400 (#25)
  • Franchise Research Institute: World Class Franchise Since 2006

Kicking off 2024, Forbes has already recognized Express as one of America’s Best Large Employers, and Newsweek named the company one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women.

Express is also proud to announce the rebranding of its healthcare staffing entity, now known as Express Healthcare Staffing.

“As we navigate this year’s opportunistic market conditions, our commitment remains unwavering: to bridge the gap between exceptional companies and quality job seekers,” Stoller said. “Together, we continue to set new standards in the industry, and I am excited for the future as we build upon this foundation of success.”

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About Bill Stoller
William H. "Bill" Stoller is chairman and chief executive officer of Express Employment International. Founded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the international staffing franchisor supports the Express Employment Professionals franchise and related brands. The Express franchise brand is an industry-leading, international staffing company with franchise locations in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

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. Our international network of franchises offers localized staffing solutions to the communities they serve across the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, employing 579,000 people globally in 2022 and 10 million since its inception. For more information, visit