Professionals who know search.

While lots of SEO companies offshore their work to who knows where, Netvantage's entire staff is located in the United States (in either Michigan, Illinois or Texas). Here's our main cast of characters:

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Joe Ford, Managing Partner

Aside from overseeing the day to day operations of Netvantage, Ford is the lead strategist and manager for the PPC team at Netvantage.  Ford's background is based in marketing and technology, and he has been working with search marketing since 2003 when he was the Assistant Director of Marketing and Admissions for the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management.  Prior to starting Netvantage with co-founder Adam Henige in 2008, he was a Senior Analyst at a leading internet consulting firm working with Fortune 500 companies.  Ford is on the Executive Board for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Marketing Committee for Impression 5 Science Museum

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Adam Henige, Managing Partner

With an MBA in Marketing from Michigan State University and a background in consulting, Adam has the business acumen and marketing knowledge to build successful online marketing campaigns. Adam heads up our office in Grand Rapids, Michigan and as a thought leader in the industry he has been featured in several prominent SEO publications like Moz.com, Search Engine Journal, and Point Blank SEO

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Mike Hall, Account Manager

With over three years of experience exclusively in the SEO industry, Mike focuses specifically on the organic (non-paid) side of search engine marketing. Mike manages the projects of some of our toughest clients in competitive industries, and finds innovative approaches to get their sites in front of the right people. Mike also heads up our office in Chicago.

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Lexie Kimball, Account Manager

Lexie learned the ins-and-outs of search engine marketing as an intern before joining our staff full-time after graduating from Michigan State University. She works with a variety of our SEO clients ranging from travel to higher education. In addition to working with SEO clients, Lexie also coordinates our social media work.

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Jerod Karam, Technical Director

Jerod studied Information Technology as an undergrad and then went on to get an MBA with a focus in Marketing. He has worked for both small boutique agencies as well as corporations that produce global brands that you have definitely heard of and may even own. He grasps the intricacies of most internet & web technologies and can convey that knowledge to both teammates and clients in an understandable way. Roll all that together with a "can do" attitude and an award-winning smile and you have got yourself one heck of a Technical Director.

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Abbey Hadar, Search Analyst

Abbey obtained a degree in Advertising from Michigan State University. During her studies she developed an interest for search engine marketing and social media. Abbey oversees multiple clients' accounts through web optimization and content creation, while also assisting in social media promotion.