Hilton Garden Inn Olathe - Heart Of America Group

Olathe

Kris Milligan

Kris Milligan

Vice President Of Operations
Start Date: 7/16/2022
Personal Highlights

I enjoy time at the lake with my beautiful wife and two amazing children. I am passionate about cooking and trying new foods.

Mandy Mook

Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 5/7/2012
Personal Highlights

I have been married to my husband Kevin for about 10 years and have a 9-year-old daughter named Sophia. We also love our two fur babies, a German Shepherd named Ella, and a Pitt/Terrier mix named Pepper. We spend our extra time living in the world of competitive dance, and being connoisseurs of music, theater, and the outdoors. We also are game and pop culture fanatics. 

Sally Milligan

Sally Milligan

Olathe Market Executive
Start Date: 7/16/2022
Personal Highlights

At heart I’m an Iowa farm girl. I believe in faith, family and working my @ss off from dusk until dawn. My Dad always taught me that you get out of life what you put into it. I live life to the fullest and don’t take anything for granted. Very grateful for a supportive husband of 20 years and blessed with two incredible kids. I love watching them play sports and excel in school.

Meghan Thille

Meghan Thille

Managing Director
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Start Date: 7/15/2021
Personal Highlights

I am a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City. I love riding my bike at Shawnee Mission Park and you can often find me at the pool.

Hannah Welch

Hannah Welch

Assistant Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 12/13/2016
Personal Highlights

I love spending time with family and friends. I have two small dogs named Charlie and Roxie and we like to go to the dog park on nice days. I also enjoy DIY crafts, reading books and baking in my leisure time.

Frankie Hernandez

Frankie Hernandez

Conductor
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Start Date: 11/20/2015
Personal Highlights

I like to spend time with my wife and kids and I love sports! I like the Denver Broncos and I have 2 daughters.

Luis Ortega

Culinary Maestro
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Start Date: 11/16/2018
Personal Highlights

On my days off I enjoy fishing, watching Baseball with my sons or grilling out with my wife and children. I also enjoy motorcycles and mechanics.

Bruce Mason

Bruce Mason

Assistant Director
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Start Date: 5/20/2014
Personal Highlights

When I’m not working, I enjoy playing the guitar, traveling and trying new restaurants and micro beers.

Antonio Damian

Antonio Damian Juarez

Executive Housekeeper
Start Date: 8/1/2021
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work, I am spending time with my wife. I like to cook for my friends and family when they visit. I have turtle that I enjoy taking care of. I also like going to concerts and spending time in downtown Kansas City.

Cody Vukas

Cody Vukas

Maintenance Executive
Start Date: 4/5/2021
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work I am spending time with my German Shepherd, riding my dirt bike, or hooking the boat up and hitting the water to catch some fish.

Tim Sanchez

Tim Sanchez

Sales Executive
Start Date: 2/27/2015
Personal Highlights

Outside of work, I love spending time with my wife and our 3 dogs and 2 cats. My hobbies include drawing, wood carving, and seeing live music as often as I can.

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