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You discovered us. We exist to help the right people discover you.
The services we perform are simply an extension of our commitment to our values and our people.

Stop The Madness

Unlike traditional marketing agencies that work under a business model from the 1950’s, we don’t tack on digital as a new service. We will never offer a packaged product or pieced together third-party solutions. We believe our clients deserve a partner that is ahead of the curve in innovation and services, supported by a business model developed around modern trends and communication practices.

Radical Candor


We will always be an honest and transparent partner to our clients. What we do has a significant impact on the mission of our clients, and you deserve an authentic partner who will shoot straight and perform with passion.

Driven by Metrics

Marketing should never be a guessing game. Data drives our behavior, and we will always let numbers serve as the key influencer for our strategies.

School Is In Session

We are teachers obsessed with empowering our team and our clients to be ahead of the curve in their understanding of marketing. We will invest in the education of our people and make them educators to our clients.

Guided by Process

What we do is complex and ever-changing. We will maintain and improve processes and procedures that keep us accountable to ourselves and our clients. Process is the foundation for quality conversations, effective services, and long-term relationships.

Focused on Results

We will go beyond marketing metrics and always keep our focus on our client’s ultimate goal, whether it be creating leads, generating sales, building relationships, or impacting lives.

We’re the team you want on your team

When hiring any company to provide services, many times a decision ultimately comes down to who you’re working with. At Symposia, we take culture very seriously because we know that attracting, empowering, and developing great people is what matters most.

Founder, Lead Strategist
Timothy Haines

Timothy Haines

Symposia’s founder is fueled by his hunger for knowledge and passion for education. The evolving digital landscape keeps Tim fascinated and eager to be ahead of the curve. As the Symposia team can attest, Tim’s positive energy is infectious.

Chief Operations Officer
Seth Getz

Seth Getz

Seth Getz brings his extensive experience in business development to his role as Symposia's COO. Many business leaders in West Michigan are familiar with Seth through his role as a strategist helping organizations succeed and thrive.

Project Manager, Strategist
Ann VanHeest

Ann VanHeest

Ann has been involved with digital marketing since the early days of brands expanding to social media, having helped shape the digital voice of companies in fields such as tourism, retail, and non-profit. Ann’s foresight and project management help to inform every step of a campaign.

Project Manager, Strategist
Baylee Heeringa

Baylee Heeringa

Baylee helps to keep client projects running smoothly and effectively. From content and PPC to communication and reporting, Baylee is always looking to improve our clients' experiences and loves watching how users interact with marketing.

Creative Lead
Jake Bradford

Jake Bradford

Jake is a designer who's driven by attention to detail and crafting great user experiences. He has an extensive background in branding, typography, and digital design that provides an ideal skill set to lead creative for our clients.

Paid Media Specialist
Emily Kraft

Emily Kraft

Emily’s comprehensive background in digital marketing and her passion for strategy drive her work as Symposia’s PPC Specialist. Working closely with data to produce the best optimized results for all campaigns, Emily is a paid media guru.

Marketing Assistant, Events
Kara Wassink

Kara Wassink

As Symposia's marketing assistant, Kara helps keep all aspects of the agency running smoothly behind the scenes. She is an eager learner and loves jumping into different projects whether it's internal communication, event planning, or anything in between.