Bergin holds a B. S. Degree with majors in Paper Science and Chemistry and a minor in Mathematics.
Bergin also holds a MBA from the University of Wisconsin with a focus in Marketing and Human Resources.
Bergin held a series of positions at Consolidated Papers and Stora Enso including Production Engineering, Technical Management, Division Manager, Research Director, Vice President and Senior Vice President of the Global Speciality Papers group. He brings substantial experience in papermaking, coating, adhesives, polymers, manufacturing operations and safety.
Bergin, after retiring; operates as a consultant and Manages the Paper Technology Foundation at Western Michigan University.
Bergin serves as a volunteer in his community as a Rotary Youth Exchange officer and as a Board Chair for the Regional Economic Development group.