Jeff Vogts, Vice President of Talent Development

Jeff Vogts joined Grinnell Mutual in 2016 as the leader of Talent Development. Before joining Grinnell Mutual, Vogts held human resource roles in various industries, including automotive, food, home and security, surgical products, and farm equipment. He has also led international teams. The Talent Development department includes Human Resources, Training and Development, and Business Excellence.

Vogts has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management with a Human Resource Focus from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and is scheduled to graduate in August of 2017 with a Master’s in Human Resources and Employee Relations from Penn State’s School of Labor and Employment Relations.

Vogts also holds the following certifications: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Labor Relations Professional (CLRP), Workers Compensation Professional (CWCP), Compensation Management Specialist (CMS), Group Benefits Administrator (GBA), Six Sigma Black Belt, and Change Management Professional.

Vogts and his wife live with their four children and two dogs in North Liberty, Iowa.