Meet Our Team

Our amazing team of talented individuals work with clients in Michigan and nationwide out of our corporate headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI. Our business philosophy remains simple: deliver unequaled results for our clients — supported by exceptional customer service. We built Web Traffic Partners on the basic premise that our success will always be judged by the success of our clients.

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Founder & CEO

Chris Thomas

Chris Thomas started Web Traffic Partners in 2007 and brings over 25 years of comprehensive digital marketing and advertising experience to the table. His diverse background has provided him with extensive knowledge and expertise when it comes to marketing for a variety of businesses. Chris currently lives in Grand Rapids with his wife and three daughters.

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Co-Founder & Creative Director

Heather Thomas

Heather Thomas co-founded Web Traffic Partners in 2007 and brings over 20 years of marketing and creative experience. During that time, she's delivered fresh, innovative ideas and strategic marketing direction. She takes pride in creating solutions that build our clients' brands and marketing. Heather graduated from MSU with a double major in marketing and graphic design.

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Michael Biafore

Michael Biafore has over 25 years of leadership experience and oversees the finance and operations of the company. Prior to joining WTP, Mike held various executive positions in the staffing, financial services, and technology industries. He graduated from MSU with a B.A. in Finance and currently sits on the West Michigan Spartan Alumni Association and the YMCA Boards in West Michigan.

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Lead Web Developer | Web Team

Ernie Davis

Ernie Davis is our Lead Web Developer who works with our highly skilled team to design, develop, and deliver websites that are fast, easy to use, and appear in the top Google search results. Ernie is Google Ads certified and has been working in the industry since earning his CIS degree in 2002. Ernie enjoys listening to audio books and nature walks.

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Front-End Web Developer | Web Team

Michael Rey

Michael Rey is a front-end developer and web designer with a passion for all things visual. As part of our web team, he helps create and maintain highly functional and visually striking websites for a variety of clients. When he’s not building websites, Mike spends his time watching movies and anime, writing, and honing his amateur photography skills.

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Junior Web Developer | Web Team

Chris Colvin

Chris Colvin first discovered his love for front-end web development and design in graphic design school. He is a self-driven and self-taught developer that loves to create beautiful and engaging user-facing products. When not building websites, Chris enjoys photography, the company of his wife and pets, and various other hobbies.

Grand Rapids Digital Marketing Company Dan
Media Director | Video Team

Daniel Oswalt

Daniel Oswalt has spent the last 10 years making media content. From short animated projects to custom company videos to social media campaigns, he knows his way around the creative world. He can’t wait to brainstorm with you on what your next big idea could be!

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Video Producer | Video Team

Mitchell Schieber

Mitchell Schieber is an experienced and resourceful Videographer who specializes in creating high-performing visual media content. A West Michigan local, he holds a degree in film and video production from Grand Valley State University. Mitchell aims to implement modern trends to create results-driven video content that will leave a lasting impression on clients.

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Video Producer | Video Team

Josh Trussler

Josh Trussler is a versatile video producer at Web Traffic Partners. As a member of our team, he works hard to create original content that is customized to your business. When Josh is not working, he enjoys off-roading with his friends and working on cars.

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Content Strategist | Content Team

Andrea Klapp

Andrea Klapp is a Content Strategist who has written for dentists, plumbers, attorneys, and other professions from a wide range of industries. This versatility combined with her knowledge of search engine optimization makes her a highly effective communicator. In her spare time, you’ll find Andrea writing short stories, knitting, and taking astrology way too seriously.

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Content Strategist | Content Team

Alexa Kinnison

Alexa Kinnison is a Content Writer and self-described word wrangler. She has created diverse content for blogs, social media, product catalogs, sales materials, and more over the years. A proud MSU alum, her hobbies include making miniature food out of clay and endlessly quoting the show Parks and Recreation.

Grand Rapids Digital Marketing Company Tom Doetsch
Content Writer | Content Team

Tom Doetsch

Tom Doetsch is a Content Writer who has loved writing his whole life. He's worked in a number of writing disciplines such as publishing, journalism, copywriting, blogging, and as a writing tutor, making his writing style versatile and effective. Tom also enjoys working on personal writing projects, reading, and playing card/board games with friends and family.

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Digital Marketing Consultant

Joe Connolly

Joe Connolly has been in the sales industry for over 6 years. When he’s not talking about ways to grow your business, he’s banging drums or traveling to new places around the globe. Joe is a graduate of Michigan State University and was a soccer player at Valparaiso University.

Grand Rapids Digital Marketing Company Chris Michaels
Digital Marketing Consultant

Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels has been consulting many different types of businesses in advertising and marketing for over 30 years. Chris enjoys golfing and Michigan State sports. Chris is married and has two incredible daughters.