Jim & Julianne Goodwin, Owners

Express Employment Professionals has been in northeast Mississippi for over twenty-five years.  Julianne and Jim Goodwin purchased the Express offices in Tupelo, MS in December of 2006.  Their vision is to help their clients find dependable workers and to help local job seekers find jobs with great companies.


Jim received his bachelor's degree from Kenyon College in Ohio .  He then received his master's degree in Marketing from the University of Florida .  Julianne received both her bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Spanish as well as a master's degree in Education from the University of Mississippi.  Afterward, she worked in sales and property management and volunteered frequently.  Jim began his career with Procter & Gamble and subsequently held senior positions in marketing and advertising with Coors Brewing Company, Absolut Spirits, and T-Mobile. The Goodwins moved to Tupelo, Mississippi (Julianne's hometown) with their family in 2006 and became actively  involved in the Tupelo Community.

Jim's Community Involvement:

  • Former President and Board of Directors-Tupelo Downtown Main Street Association
  • Co-chair- Regional Rehab Golf Tournament
  • Board of Directors-Tupelo Kiwanis Club
  • Take A Swing At Cancer Organizing Committee
  • CDF Jim Ingram Community Leadeship Institute Graduate
  • City of Tupelo Planning Commission Chair

Julianne's Community Involvement:

  • Rotary Club of Tupelo , Former President 
  • CDF Board Member
  • CDF Jim Ingram Community Leadership Institute Graduate
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Mississippi Board Member
  • Sanctuary Hospice House Jack Riley Memorial Golf Tournament Committee
  • Northeast MS Chapter of SHRM
  • Downtown Tupelo Main Street volunteer