Bergstrom - Leadership Team
Dave Rydell

Dave Rydell


Dave joined Bergstrom in 1963 and has held several positions within the company. He assumed the position of president in 1986 and has helped Bergstrom position itself as a technology leader in the marketplace. He became CEO in 2001 and Chairman in 2011. 


  •  Augustana College, B.A., Finance and Accounting 


Dave is very involved in the community and serves on numerous boards in the greater Northern Illinois area. Past and current involvements include, but not limited to:

  • Past Board Chair for Swedish American Hospital and current board member
  • Past Board Chair for Rockford University and current board member 
  • Past Board Chair for the Center for Sight and Hearing 
  • U.S Bank current board member 
  • Rockford Rescue Mission Steering Committee
  • Transform Rockford Advisory Board
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board
  • United Way of Rock River Valley, Chaired 2005 campaign
  • Rockford YMCA
  • Lutheran Social Services of Illinois 
  • Midway Village and Museum



Are you interested in a career in the HVAC industry? We are always looking for talented and motivated professionals to join our team. (MORE)



Visit our newsroom to learn more about recent news and announcements! (MORE)