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Express Employment Professionals


8039 Watson Road
Webster Groves, MO 63119

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David Burlis owns an Express Employment Professionals office in St Louis with his wife, Marianne Burlis.  David & Marianne opened the office in 2006 and have been helping clients both locally in St Louis and nationally by solving their HR and staffing needs with tailored solutions that meets their needs.  In 2010, the office was awarded NWBOC/WBE certification as a Woman owned Business.  Express has been helping companies find the right people as well as helping individuals find the right company since 1982.  In 2014 Express was again recognized as one of the top Staffing firms in the United States by the research firm Inavero and CareerBuilder with the Five Diamond award and is now the largest Commercial Staffing firm in the Country.David is active in the community as a member of numerous Chambers of Commerce in the St Louis area as well as SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), HRMA (past Board Member – Human Resource Management Association of Greater St. Louis), ASA (American Staffing Association) and is a past board member of the Kirkwood – Des Peres Chamber of Commerce as well as the University of Missouri St Louis IS Board of Advisors.  David is the past President of the St Louis Chapter of the Missouri & Kansas Search and Staffing Association.  David is a graduate of the Leadership Chesterfield program.  .Prior to starting the Express Employment Professional office, David was the Vice President of Information Technology for Sears in Chicago.  Prior to Sears, David was the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) and SVP of Information Technology at CIGNA Insurance in Hartford, CT.  He had also held senior leadership roles at Prudential Healthcare in New Jersey, The Associates First Capital in Dallas Texas, and Thorn EMI in Wichita.  He is originally from St Louis where he worked at Edison Brothers Stores and helped form Edison Brother Mall Entertainment.  He has a bachelor’s degree in communication from St. Louis University and a master’s degree in business from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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