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Meet the Team

Bluewater is thriving as the leader in diagnostic testing under the guidance and leadership of some of the brightest minds in the industry who are committed to keeping BWDx on the leading edge of innovation. CLIA requires experience and education to perform high-complexity testing, and our leadership team goes above and beyond to meet and exceed these requirements.

We value the following characteristics of our team members:

  • Dedication: Our team of leaders are dedicated, flexible, reliable and respectful. Bluewater’s management team embraces change and is dedicated to looking at each new opportunity as how it will benefit the company and the team. Our executive staff have served several roles in the company and understand that collaboration is essential to the success of our team.
  • Commitment: Committed team members are dedicated to something they believe in. The executive team at Bluewater is much greater than that. Our team is genuinely committed to 110% without any expectation of return. With our leaders at the helm of Bluewater, there is no looking back as we anticipate the future with commitment and passion.
  • Experience: Bluewater boasts a highly educated and experienced team of laboratory professionals ready to provide personalized service and support to our clients. Our onsite laboratory director holds a PhD in Cellular Biology and Molecular Genetics as well as completing a fellowship in Clinical Chemistry. Our leadership combines advanced education and certification with decades of experience in laboratory and regulatory disciplines.

Contact Bluewater Diagnostic Laboratory for further information, call us at 502.538.2980. For general sales questions, please email

Jen BolusJen Bolus, Managing Partner

Jennifer Bolus is an accomplished healthcare industry executive with 25 years driving growth and profitability for several organizations. Prior to acquiring Bluewater Dx Lab, Jen held several executive roles including Regional Vice President of AllScripts where she worked from 2007-2014. Jen is most proud of her accomplishments as managing partner of Bluewater and navigates life with the motto “People First” throughout both professional and personal relationships.

Andrea ArtherAndrea Arthur, Vice President of Ambulatory Services

Andrea has been in the medical field for 21 years, beginning as a CNA at the young age of 18. She began her career at Bluewater Dx Lab in 2019 as an IOP (In- Office phlebotomist). Once in this role, management recognized Andrea’s unique ability to foster client relationships and promoted her to the Director of Business Development in December 2020 where she continues to excel in a leadership position.

Chris DarnellChris Darnell, Vice President of Laboratory Operations

Earning a master’s degree in biology with an emphasis in microbiology and molecular techniques from Morehead State University, Chris Darnell enjoys overseeing laboratory operations at Bluewater. Chris currently serves as VP of Laboratory Operations and has been employed with Bluewater Dx since May 2017.

Neal EnglishNeal English, Chief Technical Officer

Neal came to Bluewater with over 15 years in the professional IT sector. With a background in healthcare IT and systems integrations, Neal was a natural fit at Bluewater and helped implement cutting-edge technologies that brought Bluewater to the forefront of laboratory connectivity and reporting solutions.

Vetta Johnson, Director of Human Resources

Vetta brings over 35 years of business experience to Bluewater, including 11 years in Human Resources. At her core, she is committed to personal and professional growth which can be seen in her quest to learn about and understand the talents and passions of every person she encounters. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in communications from Spalding University in 2005 before obtaining her master’s degree in human resource leadership from Sullivan University in May of 2015.

Stephanie TexasStephanie Texas, Ambulatory Services Director

Stephanie began her career at Bluewater Dx Lab in May 2020. Stephanie holds an AS in science and a BA in sociology. Stephanie has been a phlebotomist since 1994 and has experience with American Red Cross, Hoxworth Blood Center and Owensboro Mercy Health.

Doug Weaver Doug Weaver MHA, BSMT (ASCP), Laboratory Quality Assurance Director

Doug began his initial laboratory career over 20 years ago as a lab generalist and slowly climbed the ladder to supervisor, manager and finally director. Beginning his Bluewater career in June 2019, Doug ensures Bluewater meets and exceeds gold standard excellence following federal, state and local regulations.