David E. Walstad

Alumni Service Award Recipient

Carlson School of Management, September 24, 2015

David E. Walstad, vice president of sales and marketing for Virteva, received a bachelor of science in business degree (1988) and master of business administration (1991) from the Carlson School of Management. An active and engaged alumnus, he has been a mentor for undergraduate students and twice spoke at the Carlson School's commencement ceremony. He was elected to the Carlson Alumni Board in 2002 and later served as its president for two years. During his tenure on the Board, he was instrumental in re-working the Board Charter, creating several task forces strategically aimed at addressing specific needs within the school and in helping the Carlson School expand its role on campus. After completing his term as president (2011), he joined the University of Minnesota Alumni Association National Board as the Carlson School representative. He has also served as a member of the University of Minnesota M Club.

Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.