Legal Support


Heart of America Group is dedicated to assisting our operations team with high-level legal expertise and assistance. This support team works across multiple levels of the company – assisting with contracts, employment matters and other legal issues.

Kirk Whalen

Kirk Whalen - Vice President & General Counsel

Since 1994, Mr. Whalen has served as VP & General Counsel and is responsible for all legal matters of the company, including contracts, development agreements, legal issues, and employment matters. He is also intricately involved in all real estate and development activities, including site acquisition, site plans, project development, municipal activities, and other real estate matters. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Whalen was a partner in the law firm of Langford, Hill, Trybus & Whalen from 1985 to 1994. Mr. Whalen received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas in 1981 and his law degree from the University of Florida in 1985. Mr. Whalen is a member of the American Bar Association.

Legal Support


Heart of America Group is dedicated to assisting our operations team with high-level legal expertise and assistance. This support team works across multiple levels of the company – assisting with contracts, employment matters and other legal issues.

Kirk Whalen

Kirk Whalen - Vice President & General Counsel

Since 1994, Mr. Whalen has served as VP & General Counsel and is responsible for all legal matters of the company, including contracts, development agreements, legal issues, and employment matters. He is also intricately involved in all real estate and development activities, including site acquisition, site plans, project development, municipal activities, and other real estate matters. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Whalen was a partner in the law firm of Langford, Hill, Trybus & Whalen from 1985 to 1994. Mr. Whalen received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas in 1981 and his law degree from the University of Florida in 1985. Mr. Whalen is a member of the American Bar Association.

Locations

Operations Support Center - Moline
1501 River Drive
Moline, Illinois 61265
P: 309.797.9300
F: 309.797.8700

Operations Support Center - Des Moines
515 E Locust Street, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309