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Professional development (June 7)

Michael Pierce certified as Google AdWords pro

Odney’s chief digital officer, Michael Pierce, has been certified as a Google AdWords online advertising professional.

Pierce passed multiple exams testing his proficiency in Google marketing fundamentals, advanced search and advanced display advertising to achieve accreditation.

Odney is a full-service advertising agency that operates offices in Fargo, Bismarck and Minot, N.D., and in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Wendorf completes leadership program

Adam Wendorf, financial operations strategy manager at Varistar, the diversified businesses of Otter Tail Corp., has graduated from the Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo program.

The program is centered on creating leaders through community training and leadership development. It is designed to expose emerging and existing community leaders to the issues that face the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo region while challenging and engaging participants to strengthen the community through service and leadership.

Berg passes registered engineer examination

Trent Berg has become a registered professional engineer in North Dakota. The registration requires four years of progressive experience in the engineering field, and passing an eight-hour examination relating to the principles and practices of engineering.

He is a native of Edmore, N.D., and a graduate of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Berg has seven years of experience in the civil engineering field and has been a civil engineer with Houston Engineering in Fargo for a year.

Eide Bailly consultants earn certifications

Eide Bailly technology consultants Craig Dummer and Orrian Rich have attained Citrix certifications, and Ryan Cossette has achieved Microsoft Windows Server 2012 certification.