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Published May 17 2013

Professional Development - 05/18/13

Two graduate from leadership program

Rebecca Breen, a loan assistant at Choice Financial, Fargo, and Ryan Grussing, assistant vice president of business banking at Cornerstone Bank, Fargo, have graduated from The Chamber’s Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo program.

The program is centered on creating leaders through community training and leadership development.

Winge, Harms certified as tool specialists

Brandon Winge and Alan Harms of Acme Tools, Fargo, have been recognized as certified tool specialists by Evergreen Marketing Group, a national affiliation of independent distributors in the construction and industrial products industry.

Each completed a training program consisting of more than 137 hours of product, applications and sales training.

Winge works in outside sales and has more than 11 year of tool and equipment sales experience. Harms has been with Acme Tools for eight years and is the parts sales supervisor.

De Vries certified as a financial planner

Matthew J. De Vries of Edward Jones in West Fargo has earned the certified financial planner designation.

He completed the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards initial certification requirements, which include completion of financial planning coursework and passing a comprehensive examination.

Individuals who hold CFP certification must agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and uphold the board’s code of ethics and professional responsibility and financial planning practice standards.

Two at Northwest Visual earn Vutek certification

Troy Klevgard, information technology manager, and Rick Foster, director of operations of Northwest Visual and Design, West Fargo, are now certified in the operation of the Vutek QS3Pro Printer.

They completed the certification courses at Vutek’s corporate offices in Merridith, N.H.

Klevgard has been with Northwest Visual and Design for 20 years and Foster has been with the company for a year and has 20 years of experience in the printing industry.

Northwest Visual is the commercial division of Northwest Professional Color and is the only company in North Dakota with a Vutek printer.