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Our Story

We started helping businesses grow in 2013. We became North Dakota's first Google Partner and in less than a year we were helping 25 businesses.

Today, we've helped grow 170+ businesses through performance-driven digital marketing and even made it onto the Inc. 5000 list in 2020.


Our Team

We are a talented group of shark-loving marketers that love what we do.

Rick Berg | AdShark CEO & Co-Founder

Rick Berg

CEO | Co-Founder


Sean Maki

President | Co-Founder


Jack Yakowicz

Director of Operations

Whitney Jensen | Digital Marketing Manager

Whitney Jensen

Digital Marketing Manager


Nick Due

Creative Manager

Justin Monroe Team Photo April 2022

Justin Monroe

Digital Marketing Strategist II


Robb Vedvick

Video Content Creator


Vanessa Blanchet

Digital Creative Designer

Mike Mulvaney | Manager of Web Services

Mike Mulvaney

Manager of Web Services


Bri Lee

Senior Creative Designer


Kylee Meier

Digital Marketing Strategist


Paige Johnson

Digital Marketing Strategist


Chris Jensen

Digital Marketing Strategist

Samantha Carver | Digital Creative Designer

Samantha Carver

Digital Creative


Nick Loock

Digital Creative


Karina Acosta

Email and Content Strategist


Aubrey Hovland

Digital Marketing Strategist II

Eric Anderson | Digital Content Strategist

Eric Anderson

Creative Content Strategist


Gavin Longthorne

Digital Marketing Strategist II


Kate Schaefer

Digital Marketing Strategist

Core Values

Committed To Client Success

Every decision we make, we put the client first and make sure it’s in their best interest, even if that means it’s not in ours.

Do What's Right

We want to break the mold of agencies that only focus on what's best for themselves. We achieve this through complete transparency, honesty, and integrity.

Strive For Excellence

Why be good, when you can be great?  We have an unwavering drive to be the best and produce excellence in all we do.


We want to make a positive impact on the world and the people around us. We achieve this by being committed to spreading happiness to our team members, clients and the people we work with.

What Is An AdShark?

Great question, we'll spell it out for you Webster style.


noun, plural Ad•Sharks. (capital "A" and "S")

1. A person highly skilled at internet marketing or online advertising.
2. A highly effective digital marketing agency


Join Our Team

Our relaxed office atmosphere, outgoing culture, and variety of employee perks make AdShark a great place to work. Interested in joining the fiercest sharks in the game? Check out our openings and apply today!

2021 Local Excellence Winner in Fargo, ND