Fairfield Inn Davenport - Heart Of America Group


Crystal Gaskins

Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 7/16/2020
Personal Highlights

When I’m not at work my hobbies including biking and enjoying my 3 exotic cats and one puppy dog. My husband of almost 20 years Shawn, and 2 children, Nicole and Christian are the joy of my life. Hobby Lobby is my favorite place and my favorite TV show is Downton Abbey because a life in service is a fulfilling one!

Kelly Steeber

Kelly Steeber

Assistant Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 3/22/2021
Personal Highlights

I love spending time with my family. I have three boys, a stepdaughter, and a grandson. In the summer months, I enjoy kayaking, biking, and gardening.

Chelsea Carmack

Chelsea Carmack

Sales Executive
Start Date: 2/1/2016
Personal Highlights

While not working I enjoy trying new restaurants and traveling with friends. I spend a lot of my free time with family, and also enjoy spending time outdoors.

Marcia Echols

Marcia Echols

Executive Housekeeper
Start Date: 6/19/2020
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with family. I also enjoy studying Science, doing jigsaw puzzles, DIY projects, gardening and watching Jeopardy.

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.


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