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Our Team

Meet the Team

Here in the WMS Department, we work hard to provide each franchise with customized services that will increase their online rankings. Each team member spends time working with franchise owners on a personalized basis to provide optimal results. If you want quality and personalized marketing for your business you are in the right place! Our Team will provide incredible customer service and optimize your website at an affordable rate. Meet our team that is currently working hard to help our franchises!

Josh Wartena

Josh Wartena

WMS Manager

Josh is a Utah native, born and raised in Orem, and graduated from UVU with a Bachelor of Communications and a minor in Spanish. He has been working in digital marketing for more than ten years and at BELFOR since 2021; his background includes marketing for ski resorts, outdoor recreation, lodging, and restaurants. Josh and his wife Hannah enjoy skiing, canyoneering in Southern Utah, traveling to National Parks, and picnics with their cats. He is an avid reader, movie fan, and enjoys the scenic canyons of Logan.

LaDena Garr

LaDena Kailing Garr

Local Search Specialist

LaDena has lived in Cache Valley, Utah for most of her life. She graduated with a BS in Psychology and ran a successful practice with her late husband (as Life Coach, and Psychologist) for almost 2 decades. She has five children, and in her free moments, she loves to play music and write songs. LaDena and her now husband, Paul, love to take their children on adventures to Oregon, California, the Grand Canyon, and Alaska. LaDena has been working at BELFOR since 2016. She loves getting to know franchisees and helping them get the results they want in the areas of chemdry.com, ReviewTrackers, custom domains & emails, and with their WMS Billing.

Marquel Thigpen

Web Marketing Specialist & Social Media Specialist

Marquel loves to travel, work out, and spend time with her family. She has two sons, Knox and Leo, who keep her on her toes. On a typical Tuesday night, you might find her making treats or taking a nap. Marquel graduated from Utah State University and LOVES their football (Go Aggies!). She has worked at BELFOR for 9 years and has loved the relationships she's built and experiences she's gained.

Kylie Marsing

Web Marketing Specialist

Kylie loves traveling, music, and being outside. She is a junior at Utah State University studying Marketing with a minor in marketing design. She enjoys getting to know franchise owners and helping them succeed.

Julia Crowther

Web Marketing Specialist / HOODZ Rep

Julia loves thrift shopping, music, and being outside. She is a senior at Utah State University studying Human Experience Design and Interaction with an emphasis in multimedia and a secondary emphasis in marketing. She has been working for BELFOR since November 2022 and she enjoys helping franchise owners be successful with their digital marketing and successful with their business.

Meg Hutson

Web Marketing Specialist

Meg loves the outdoors and traveling to different places. She also loves live music and has been to many different concerts. She loves sports, especially hockey and football. Meg is also an animal lover and enjoys spending time with her rabbit, Bruno. She attended Utah State University and graduated in Marketing, and is passionate about helping people. She enjoys that she gets to assist franchisees with their web marketing strategies.

Loran Ramm

Loran Ramm

Web Marketing Specialist / Z PLUMBERZ Rep

Loran is a Northwest Ohio native who was once a San Francisco expat for 3 years before returning to the Midwest. She graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing and has had a non-linear path into the marketing field. She enjoys reading a variety of genres, reminding herself of her age by attending concerts, spending time with her family and fur babies, talking through movies, and expanding her travels both in and out of the country. Loran joined the BELFOR team in March 2023 and is excited to support the digital marketing efforts for brand success!

Frequently Asked Questions

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a combination of activities that help search engines, like Google, find, organize, and trust your site and listings. Almost everyone uses search engines to find businesses in this day and age. Great SEO will increase traffic to your site, getting you more business.

You need social media for brand awareness. Social media will get the word out and expose the name of your business. It might not generate instant leads, but it does get your name and logo out there. When people eventually need your services, they will remember your name from a Facebook post or an Instagram giveaway. Social media also helps you reach your target audience much easier.

We offer an array of services. Each service is different and some even have different packages that you can choose from. Click on the service you are interested in to find out how much they are.

Here at BFG, we get the inside scoop on everything your site needs. We are exclusive to BFG brands so we are experts on the brands and services that you offer. We are also a much more cost effective option than other vendors.

No. With WMS you pay month-to-month with no contracts. We believe that once you start with our services, you will want to stay with us because of the value we deliver, not because we hold you hostage with a contract. But if you aren’t happy, you’re free to find another vendor that is a better match for you and your business.