Alum of the Month: Dan BergstromMay 5, 2016
Name: Dan Bergstrom
Title and Company: Senior Director, Major League Field Operations
Hometown: Ogden, Iowa
Major and Graduation Date: Horticulture/Turfgrass Management Specialty – May 1995
Major Job/Position Responsibilities: Oversee playing surfaces for the entire Houston Astros system, including internationally.
What you like most about your job/position: I (usually) enjoy the challenge of maintaining turfgrass in a retractable roof stadium!
What advice would you give to current students: Use the great internship opportunities the ISU Horticulture Department provides each year. Make the most of those internships by having a plan for what you hope to gain through that internship in advance. Work harder than expected!