Holiday Inn Express Olathe - Heart Of America Group


Patrick Rowland

Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 8/17/2009
Jennie Winter

Jennie Winter

Assistant Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 8/16/2019
Personal Highlights

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I have an eight year old daughter that keeps me on my toes, and one kitten. We enjoy camping, fishing, and going on road trips. I also enjoy reading and baking with my daughter.

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.

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.

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