Dr. Bert Lindstrom is a first-generation college graduate, in his 25th year in education. Dr. Lindstrom has worked as a dean, professor, department chair, and program director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in management, a master’s degree in hospitality, and a doctorate in organizational leadership. Dr. Lindstrom has led people from all walks of life and believes the key is to find out what people are good at and enjoy, coach them on areas for improvement, and work those into the overall purpose of the organization, so they align. His passion is working with graduate students, emerging leaders, and student-athletes. His personal motto is, “helping others empower themselves”.