John Anderson grew up on a corn, soybean, cattle, and hog farm in Eastern Nebraska. He currently lives in Sioux City Iowa where he has worked as a computer programmer since 1998. He has been a hobby beekeeper since 2009 and began raising queens in 2018. In 2020 he returned to college at Morningside University and will complete his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a Marketing minor in May of 2022. He enjoys organizing and participating in local bee club meetings. John is excited to have the opportunity to combine his love of honeybees and his experience as a computer programmer to benefit the beekeeping community through the Bee Informed Partnership.