Meet Jenny

Jenny Schmidt, founder of J Schmidt Consulting, has 10+ years of experience in human resources. She is passionate about improving the workplace one person at a time and has a special affinity for analytical professionals.

Her previous experience at John Deere includes coaching supervisors and employees to overcome challenges, working with executives in developing talent strategies to prepare for the future workforce needs and advising dealers (organizations with 100-500 employees) in organizational design and performance management.

Jenny holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa and an MBA with an emphasis in Strategic Management and Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She is currently an Expert Panelist for the International Institute for Analytics and is a founder of the Des Moines Data & Analytics Meetup networking group for data and analytics professionals.