Jennifer Yanity is a lifelong resident of Athens County and has worked at Hocking College for over 20 years. She began her career in the service industry as a teenager and has been working hard ever since. The majority of her career was spent working for the locally renowned restaurateur, the late Stephen Messina, together providing quality food and service to the Athens area for over 30 years.
Jen’s passion for Hocking College is evident in her commitment to student life and academics, assisting with the awarding-winning Hospitality Department, along with other various departments and programs at the College. As the new Director of Food and Beverage, she is excited by the opportunities that Dining Services will offer, as well as the soon-to-be-open Hocking College Workforce Development Training and Conference Center. Additionally, Jen manages the Catering Department, known for its quality and affordability.