Welcome Jeanne Kling

Jeanne Kling 1Welcome to Jeanne Kling, Smith’s new Office Assistant. Jeanne is Minnesotan born and lives in Chaska with her husband, Steve. She has three grandchildren from her daughter and 6 grandchildren from her son, including 10 month old twins. Jeanne’s family also includes their Lhasa Apso, Stew.

Jeanne enjoys reading, gardening, and word games. Jeanne also is a research associate with the University of Tennessee, specifically connected to the Haslam College of Business research regarding a Supply Business Model “Vested.” She has researched and authored multiple case studies for companies including McDonalds, P&G, and DHL as well as two books. In past jobs, she has managed radio stations and a contact center for AMS Music Supply. Community service also plays a great role in her life.

Not widely known is the fact that Jeanne has held public office, both elected and appointed, at the local, state and national education levels.

Jeanne education was at the U of M for traditional coursework and multiple venues in business, leadership and education.

Jeanne says, “I am grateful for my job. Smith people are friendly and the environment is supportive.”