December 14, 2010 -- The Sidwell Company is pleased to announce that Soomee Kong has recently been awarded Esri Technical Certification which recognizes superior skill levels utilizing Esri’s software for geographic information systems (GIS). Soomee was awarded the Esri ArcGIS Desktop Associate Certification.
“We’re very proud of Soomee’s accomplishment in obtaining the Esri ArcGIS Desktop Associate Certification,” said Chad Bergeson, Director of Solutions and Support. “It directly demonstrates the level of GIS knowledge and professional expertise that we’ve come to expect from her.”
Neal Carpenter, President and CEO of Sidwell adds: “Soomee’s accomplishment adds to the growing number of Sidwell employees who have earned professional designation and certifications. These include five Certified GIS Professionals (GISP), three Cadastral Mapping Specialists (CMS) and four Certified Photogrammetrists (CP). These credentials affirm their expertise and enable them to serve our customers more effectively.”
To earn Esri Technical Certification, candidates have to successfully pass an examination that assesses knowledge and skills cultivated through years of experience as a geographic information system professional. Since Esri launched the program within the past year, Soomee is among the first earn this honor. In addition to the ArcGIS Desktop Associate Certification, Soomee has been an Esri Authorized Instructor for several years.
Find out more about Esri Technical Certification at www.esri.com/certification.
For over 80 years, The Sidwell Company has provided outstanding products and services, evolving and innovating every step of the way. Sidwell is an employee-owned firm providing integrated land records management solutions and GIS mapping and software development to local government and private-sector organizations across the United States. Sidwell’s premier parcel mapping solution, Parcel Builder™, is currently used by over 150 customers nationwide. Sidwell also offers a full range of aerial photography and photogrammetric services, and is the Midwest Distributor for Ashtech™ GPS products and solutions. Sidwell is an Esri Gold Partner. For more information about Sidwell services and products, call 877.SIDWELL (877.743.9355) or visit