Ty Bergstrom joins MISD as Executive Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer

October 7, 2016 - Ty Bergstrom has joined the Mercer Island School District as Executive Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, beginning October 3, 2016.

Ty comes to Mercer Island most recently from Zions Bancorporation in Salt Lake City, where he worked as an internal auditor assisting with risk identification and control activity evaluations. Previously Ty worked for the Washington State Auditor's Office as an assistant state auditor and fraud specialist, and was assigned to perform the district's annual audit just two years ago.

“What impressed me about Ty is his unwavering commitment to public service, his keen insights and knowledge about public finance, and his desire to give back to his community,” said Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano.

Ty earned his Masters of Professional Accountancy with Seattle University in 2014, and is presently working on his CPA license. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization with the University of Washington.

“Dean Mack will be training Ty in the coming months, so the transition will be seamless,” Dr. Plano said. “We are excited to have Mr. Bergstrom join a highly talented team of school leaders.”


For more information contact:
Craig Degginger, 206-236-4514