Alumni Spotlight:

Emile Yanni
Class of 1990

Class of 1990 grad works his way into engineering career.

Emile Yanni Class of 1990

Emile is celebrating both his 1-year anniversary at Bergstrom Inc. in Rockford and successfully earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration and business leadership.

Yanni has put together a distinguished career in manufacturing. He began in 1995 with Woodward Inc. in Loves Park as a machine operator. He then worked with PGI Manufacturing, GE Aviation and Concentric AB as machine operator and quality engineer before joining Bergstrom in July 2019.

Bergstrom is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of cab climate systems for commercial trucks.

In 2016, Yanni began taking classes at Ashford University, completing his work for a bachelor’s degree this year.