Fairfield Inn Des Moines - Heart Of America Group

Des Moines

Morgan Mccullough

Chief Operating Executive

Start Date: 10/2/2017
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work, I am spending time with family and friends. I love gardening, working outdoors, reading & going on hikes with my dogs (St. Bernard & Shih Tzu). 

Wendy Fickel

Assistant Chief Operating Executive

Start Date: 7/1/2016
Personal Highlights

I have two wonderful daughters ages 5 and 12 that keep me busy when I am not at work. We like to travel and attend a variety of events. We enjoy going bowling and also catching up on the latest movies that are out in theatres. I also enjoy playing volleyball with my friends.

Yuliana Briceno

Executive Housekeeper

Start Date: ???
Personal Highlights

When I am not working, I love spending time with my husband and our 5 beautiful children. I love to cook and help people who might not be as fortunate.

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