meet

Our People

 Jennie & Jeff Weller

Owners
Jennie and Jeff are the owners and founders of Jennie Weller Catering & Events. They started Jennie Weller Catering in 2003. Jennie and Jeff have been married for 27 years and live in Hope Hull, Alabama. They are actively involved in their church and their community, but they love nothing more than spending time with their family of three daughters.
“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford

Tisha Rhodes

Director of Operations
Tisha joined the Jennie Weller team in November 2014. She previously spent 17 years at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts as the Director of Services, responsible for MMFA internal and external events, the Museum Store, and Café M. Tisha made the leap into private business to face a new challenge and assist with the growth and development of Jennie Weller Catering & Events.
Tisha has been married to Jason Rhodes for 22 years, and they have one daughter. Tisha’s favorite things include family, friendship, creativity, and travel.
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Benjamin Franklin

Aaron Ganey

Director of Logistics
Aaron joined Jennie Weller Catering in 2013. Before making his way into event coordination and logistics, Aaron gained experience in fine dining service and garde manger (pantry chef). Aaron’s diverse talents are a great asset to the Jennie Weller team, helping to lead the company into its next phase.
Aaron loves food, travel, and the thrill of creating and facilitating a great event.
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” J. R. R. Tolkien

Amanda Wren

Young House Catering Kitchen Manager
Amanda joined the Jennie Weller team in 2008, bringing with her an extensive background in the food industry, ranging from casual to fine dining. Amanda managed Café M at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts for five years before moving to the Young House to manage the catering kitchen and staff.
Amanda has been married to Brian Wren for over four years and has two children. In her free time, Amanda enjoys outdoor activities and time with her family.
“If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have all the ingredients in the right portion.” Elon Musk

Beth Clark

Café M Manager & Chef
Beth was the original employee of Jennie Weller Catering, hired in early 2004. She has a theater background and worked for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival many years ago. Beth started her career with Jennie Weller Catering at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts before moving to the Young House kitchen, which became Jennie’s home base in 2007. Recently Beth returned to Café M to manage the quaint Café while also creating and researching new cuisine. Beth is a wildly talented and creative personality and brings a huge amount of energy to the JWCE team.
Beth has two children and loves to dance in her kitchen.
“Food is theater—color, design, and intention can happen on your plate.” Beth Clark

Reba Butts

Accounts Manager & Human Resources

Ashley Veltjes

Operations Assistant

Anna Phillips

Events & Logistics Assistant