Meet your new marketing team.

We live and work in your neighborhood. We know what your customers want (we are them!) and can help you take the guesswork out of advertising with real-world marketing solutions that drive measurable results.

Meet your new marketing team.

We live and work in your neighborhood. We know what your customers want (we are them!) and can help you take the guesswork out of advertising with real-world marketing solutions that drive measurable results.
  • Lia Rain Jensen
    Lia Rain Jensen Owner/Operator

    Lia Rain Jensen is passionate supporter of the West Michigan community. She is dedicated to the growth and enthusiastic about the future of our neighborhoods and our local businesses.  As a mother and 3-time business owner, she has a broad understanding of the wants, needs, and goals of business owners and future business owners within the Grand Rapids Area. Lia bought Valpak of West Michigan in the fall of 2013 and since then she and her team have expanded the print business to include digital offerings. Lia understands that marking is about getting to the right people, with the right frequency, at the right time. She and her team help people save, businesses grow and neighborhoods thrive  by assisting businesses in attracting, nurturing and influencing their audience.

  • Thomas Begerow
    Thomas Begerow Sales Representative

    Tom Begerow is no newbie when it comes to Valpak and Direct Mail. A 19-year Valpak Veteran, he oversees and facilitates advertising with over 50 Customers a Month. These customers range from Restaurant Owners to Home Repair, to Carpet Cleaners, to Nail and Hair Salons.

    With his extensive sales expertise and commitment to the brand, Tom has become a staple within Valpak of West Michigan. As a husband, father, and grandfather he has a compassion for his customers and he often rewards loyal customers by showing how appreciative he is for their business.

  • Georgi Hoeksema
    Georgi Hoeksema Sales Coordinator

    Georgi Hoeksema is new to the sales force at Valpak. She brings with her a wealth of energy, ideas, and a passion for success.  Georgi is not a stranger to the West Michigan community as she graduated from Michigan’s largest and most diverse high school and most recently graduated from Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Georgi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Leadership with two concentrations, one in Marketing and the second in Entrepreneurship and Supervision. She was involved in the college community as the Vice President of the university’s business organization, Phi Beta Lambda. Georgi’s drive has been evident in the awards she earned while participating in her business organization’s national competitions.  While attending Pfeiffer, she was awarded both academic and golf scholarships for each of her four years.  Georgi’s golfing endeavors greatly affect her ‘team approach’ oriented mind set.  She is anxious to build her client list and looks forward to engaging with the diverse community here in greater Grand Rapids.

  • Nicole Scharphorn
    Nicole Scharphorn Customer Service Representative

    Nicole Scharphorn brings over ten years of customer service experience to her position at Valpak of West Michigan. Nicole is best known by coworkers and friends for her positive attitude and her desire to help others. Nicole received an Associate’s Degree from Grand Rapids Community College where she focused on Psychology and Computer Science. Nicole grew up on the west side of Grand Rapids where she currently resides with her 2 dogs, a cat, and a leopard gecko.

  • Nate Barrett
    Nate Barrett Graphic Design

    Nate Barrett fancies himself the Batman of art– while a mild-mannered graphic designer by day, he’s a creative abstract artist by night, enjoying influences from all the geeky stuff he’s into!

    Nate brings over a decade of professional graphic and web design experience to Valpak, having worked for clients all over the globe, of all different shapes and sizes.

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