Jen Bolen

Jen Bolen

Director of First Impressions

Jen Bolen serves as the Director of First Impressions and ensures that each client and employee of Meilinger receives the utmost care and a lasting impression of hospitality. Her vision of exceeding client expectations aligns with Meilinger’s passion for positively impacting others. Jen’s primary focus is greeting clients, assisting Mike and the leadership team with administrative support, and helping the team in any capacity that is needed.

Prior to joining Meilinger, Jen’s work experience included interning with the National Forest Service doing archaeology and has 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry. For six years, Jen served as a kitchen manager at various restaurant concepts, including teaching cooking classes towards the end of her restaurant career.

Originally from Wichita, KS, she has been living in Greenville since March 2021. She enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two cats. Away from work, one can find her hiking in nature, at a bookstore or cooking for her loved ones.