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DRG director Jeanne M. Voigt resides in Roseville, Minn., and is the founder of MindWare, a catalog and online retailer. She sold the company in 2003, but continued as president until 2007. She currently serves as a consultant and board member for the company, and is also CEO of a startup decorative arts licensing business in Minneapolis.
Prior to MindWare, Voigt was an executive at First Bank System (now U.S. Bank), where she held positions in operations, cash management and strategic planning. She is active as both a funder and volunteer for the Jeanne M. Voigt Foundation, begun in 2003 to further women's economic development in emerging economies.
Voigt has an undergraduate degree in music education and a master's degree in business finance, both from the University of Minnesota. She has been active in non-profit endeavors, including the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Minnesota Dance Alliance and Destination Imagination. She is a member of the Minnesota Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Metropolitan State University's Center for Women Entrepreneurs.
She is a performing artist and continues to sing and act in local community productions.