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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Web Developer | Web Team

Alex Darmos

Alex Darmos is an experienced Web Developer driven by his desire to build and create. He takes pride in being able to take an idea from design to development. As a developer, his goals include continuing to learn the latest web technologies, keeping up with modern web trends, and providing the highest quality work for clients.

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Director of Video Operations | Video Team

Garrett Bleshenski

Garrett Bleshenski is an upbeat and skillful video producer at Web Traffic Partners. His experience in video production stems from a childhood passion for storytelling and enjoying salty popcorn. Garrett has led the creation of numerous video portfolios for businesses and individuals across Michigan since pursuing an education in video production and communications from Grand Valley State University in 2013.

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Videographer | Video Team

Josh Trussler

Josh Trussler is a versatile videographer 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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Media Strategist | 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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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

Dana Modrowski

Dana Modrowski is a Content Strategist and passionate defender of the Oxford comma. She is an experienced writer and editor with a demonstrated history of helping businesses tell their stories in the digital space. When she’s not writing, she can be found haunting the aisles of Trader Joe’s in search of the elusive cauliflower gnocchi.

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Content Strategist | Content Team

Deanna Grogan

Deanna Grogan is an experienced writer, editor, and designer with a passion for storytelling and an eye for detail. Outside of her role as a Content Strategist, Deanna enjoys listening to history podcasts, rereading Harry Potter, and watching Michael Schur comedies and BBC game shows with her husband and their beloved black cat.

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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.

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Digital Marketing Consultant

Chris Michaels