Kirk Whalen - Heart Of America Group

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.

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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.

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About Heart Of America

Starting with one, 100-seat restaurant in 1978, Heart of America Group has grown to include a portfolio of award-winning owned and operated restaurants, hotels and commercial developments. Noteworthy brands developed and operated by Heart of America Group include the Machine Shed Restaurant, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, The Republic on Grand, Hotel Renovo, Wildwood Lodge, Thunder Bay Grille, and The J Bar. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting properties that bring value to the consumer and to the communities in which we build.

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

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