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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Jena Thompson

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/alumni/about/directors/Thompson.html

Jena (Richards) ThompsonJena (Richards) Thompson
'96 Chemistry

Jena Thompson earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Mankato State University in 1996. After graduation, Jena joined the team at Tandem Products, Inc., as a Polyurethane Chemist and Safety/Environmental Officer for the Company. She later joined Natural Biologics, and worked as a Pharmaceutical Chemist for two years. In 2001, Jena embraced her entrepreneurial spirit, and started her own company, Daisy Blue Naturals. She created a line of truly natural skin care and alternative natural products, which are sold through a network of Independent Sales Consultants located throughout the Country. Jena serves as a member of the Voices for Southern Minnesota Leadership Circle, and is a past President of her local BNI Chapter. Jena’s most prized accomplishment was receiving the Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Minnesota State University, Mankato, in 2007. Jena enjoys traveling, golfing, sports, and being outdoors while spending time with her two boys, family and friends. She resides in Albert Lea, MN.