Johnny's Italian Steakhouse Moline - Heart Of America Group


Jack Viviani

Managing Director
Start Date: 2/2/2002

Teresa Bailey

Start Date: 11/4/2015
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work, I spend time with my wonderful husband and family. I also enjoy being active, helping others, foosball, and cars.

Marlisa Barrett

Marlisa Barrett

Assistant Director
Start Date: 4/26/2021
Personal Highlights

Outside of work I spend time cooking, reading, and traveling (pre-Covid) or planning my next trip. I am a wine enthusiast and enjoy hosting tastings and classes with friends. I have just taken my WSET Level 3 wine test and am studying to take the Certified Sommelier Certification.

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson

Culinary Maestro
Start Date: 6/10/2019
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work, I am spending time with my family. My favorite thing to do during the summer is play golf with my Dad and three older brothers. We all have busy schedules but love it when we can find time to get together for family cookouts.

Marshall Stagg

Culinary Conductor
Start Date: 1/1/2012
Kevin Hartz

Kevin Hartz

Culinary Conductor
Start Date: 4/7/2022
Personal Highlights

When I’m not at work I spend time with my family as much as i can. I love to fish, kayak, and just being outside as much as possible. I also like to pick up new hobbies like brewing beer to learning how to bow hunt.

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.


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1501 River Drive
Moline, Illinois 61265
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515 E Locust Street, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309