Bergstrom - Leadership Team
Jim Schmitt

Jim Schmitt

Vice President, Global Human Resources
Jim joined Bergstrom in 2015 and has more than 25 years of background and experience in the Human Resources field.  As Vice President of Human Resources, he is responsible for Bergstrom’s global Human Resources function.  
He has a wide range of experience in such areas as labor and employee relations, compensation, benefits, environmental and safety, recruiting and international assignments.  He has worked in a variety of industries such as automotive, machine tool, and health care.  



  • University of Iowa - BBA in Labor and Industrial Relations 
  • Loyola University of Chicago – MBA in International Business


  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Transform Rockford


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