Young Alum of the Month: Ashley Hartmann

Ashley Hartmann
Title and Company: 
Customer Success District Manager, Northern Illinois – The Climate Corporation
Williamsburg, IA
Major and Graduation Date: 
B.S., Agronomy, December 2011
Major Job/Position Responsibilities: 

I am part of a relatively new group within The Climate Corporation, the Customer Success Team.  My responsibilities largely involve interacting with customers and dealers of the company’s technology advisory product (Climate Basic & Climate Pro).  During the growing season, I am at the farm gate on a daily basis helping our customers realize the full benefit The Climate Corporation’s agronomic advisory platform.

What you like most about your job/position: 

Ag Technology is a very exciting industry right now – this position has allowed me to be on the cutting edge of the new and exciting agronomic advisory tools for farmers.  I love that it is a dynamic atmosphere that is both challenging and rewarding!

What advice would you give to current students: 

It can be easy to get caught up in classes, work, and your social life while in school and involvement in campus organizations may seem like a chore…It isn’t!  GET INVOLVED!  Being an active member in campus organizations is both fun and rewarding (especially professionally).  It is a great way to build a network of friends and industry professionals, enhance teamwork skills, AND it looks outstanding on a resume.  Get involved - you will not regret it!

Favorite ISU class?
Agron 212, Crop Growth, Productivity, and Management