Jean M. Meilinger
Jean Meilinger is retired from a long and successful career as a commercial real estate management executive. During that period she was active in such organizations as CREW Network and CREW Foundation where she served three years on the Board of Trustees being inducted into the CREW Visionaries in 2007. She continues as a member of Chicago Commercial Real Estate Executive Women having serving both as president and board member. Currently she is a member of its Equity and Inclusion committee.
Meilinger began her association with Brushwood Center in 2018 when she started participating in artists’ workshops with Heeyoung Kim; she is now a member of the Brushwood Botanical Artists. She has expanded her involvement with Brushwood Center by serving on the Smith Planning Committee, the Finance Committee, the Capital Campaign Task Force and the Capital Campaign Cabinet.
She is also a founding member of the organization’s Real Estate Advisory committee and a member of the Resource Development committee.
She lives in a converted barn in Lake Barrington with her husband, John, and their two cats.