Known for his leadership, organizational and relationship building skills, Kyle Bjornstad brings a wealth of experience and proven success to Dam Nation. Kyle’s diverse background is highlighted by his 13 years of experience in the intercollegiate athletics industry, including his time as a member of Oregon State Athletics’ Executive Leadership Team (Associate Athletic Director/Chief of Staff) where he assisted with departmental strategic planning, scheduling, policy recommendations and contracts. Additionally, Kyle managed various programming for administrators, coaches and student-athletes.
Kyle spent four years as a development officer for the Oregon State University Foundation where he focused on major gift fundraising for capital projects, developing and implementing strategy for the Our Beaver Nation annual fund and overseeing the Varsity OSU alumni engagement program for former OSU student-athletes.
Kyle founded Bjorn 2 Lead Consulting, LLC in 2022.
A member of OSU’s men’s basketball team for three years, Kyle helped the Beavers capture the College Basketball Invitational title his senior year. Kyle graduated from OSU in 2009 (B.S. Speech Communication) and earned his M.A. degree in Coaching & Athletics Administration from Concordia University Irvine in 2019.
Kyle’s wife, Mandi (Rodriguez), is a former seven-time All-American gymnast at OSU. Kyle and Mandi have two children, Alegra and Archer.