AE Certifications


SW_certified_trainingFISHER UNITECH boasts some of the best engineering talent in the business.  We're proud of our growing team of certified SOLIDWORKS, SOLIDWORKS Simulation and SOLIDWORKS PDM applications engineers and instructors.

FISHER UNITECH has achieved the following training provider statuses based on staff certifications:

Certified Training and Support Provider - CTSP
SW-icon SLD-INST - Certified SolidWorks Instructor
SW-icon SLD-TECH - Certified SolidWorks Support Technician
SW-icon SLD-CSWP - Certified SolidWorks Professional
SIM-icon SIMP-TECH - Certified SW Simulation Professional Support Technician
PDM-icon WPDM-TECH - Certified Workgroup PDM Support Technician
Certified Advanced Analysis Provider - CAAP
SIM-icon SIM-INST - Certified SolidWorks Simulation Instructor
Flow-Icon SIMF-TECH - Certified SolidWorks Flow Simulation Support Technician
SIM-icon SIMA-TECH - Certified SW Simulation Adv Pro Support Technician
Certified Advanced Services Provider - CASP
PDM-icon EPDM-TECH - Certified Enterprise PDM Support Technician
PDM-icon EPDM-PRO - Certified Enterprise PDM Professional
Certified Documentation Services Provider - CDSP
3DV-Icon C3DCP - Certified 3DVIA Composer Professional

In specific, our engineering team holds the following number of individual certifications:

We have seven engineers who have been recognized by SOLIDWORKS Corporation as Elite Applications Engineers. To achieve this status, an individual must have a minimum of seven certifications. 


Brian VanderPloeg - Sr. Application Engineer
Brian works out of our Grand Rapids, Michigan, office.

Ken LaVictor - Sr. Sales Engineer
Ken works out of our Troy, Michigan, headquarters.

Tonia Lauer - Sr. Customer Support Engineer
Tonia works out of our Brecksville, OH office.

Jenny Johnson - PDM Project Manager and Solution Consultant
Jenny works out of our Littleton, MA office and covers the entire New England region.

Jay Pinheiro - Application Engineer
Jay works out of our Rhode Island office.

Mike Hansen - Sr. Customer Support Engineer
Michael works out of our Chicago office.

Lindsay Early - Application Engineer
Lindsay works out of our St. Louis office.