A-Z Index

Casey Wenstrand

Casey Head
Casey Wenstrand
Joined Northwest in October 2021


  • Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2015

Professional Experience

  • Youth Program Specialist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, 4-H Youth Development- 2020-2021

  • County Youth Coordinator, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Madison County Iowa- 2017-2020

  • County Youth Coordinator, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Fremont  County Iowa- 2016-2017

  • Dairy Manager, Fareway Meat and Grocery Assoc, Red Oak Iowa, 2015-2016

Favorite Part About Being a Bearcat

The family-like environment is willing to help and provides students with many resources on campus to ensure success, and Career Services is one of the many resources offices. 

Advice for Students

Always stay true to yourself!

Office hours are not as scary as they seem. The professors genuinely want you to utilize their office hours; they want to help you succeed.

Find something you would give your all to and live for it. 

Hobbies and Interests

  • Photography

  • Event planning

  • Being outside Boating, kayaking, water skiing/knee boarding

  • Working with show animals (primarily cattle and rabbits) 

StrengthsFinder Signature Themes

Focus: People with the strength of Focus have a very clear and defined destination to their thinking, a specific and guiding force that gives their life direction, meaning and purpose.

Strategic: People who are talented in the Strategic theme create alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, they can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues.

Learner: People who are strong in the Learner theme have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. In particular, the process of learning, rather than the outcome, excites them.

Communication: People in the Communication theme generally find it easy to put their thoughts into words. They are good conversationalists and presenters.

Futuristic: People with the strength of Futuristic have an incredible ability to see the future. They are dreamers and perceivers of what could be, what might be, and then in turn direct their lives toward this future.

Learn more about Casey

Learn more about Casey on his Behind the Bearcat episode:



See all the links to the audio version of the podcast on the podcast website