Alum of the Month: Dan Bergstrom

Dan BergstromName:  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!