Machine Shed Appleton - Heart Of America Group

Appleton

Robert Wall

Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 3/5/2010
Personal Highlights

On my off time, I enjoy spending time with my husband, sipping cocktails next to our pool. I also have a small obsession when it comes to flower planters. I know I have at least 35 in my garage just waiting to be planted for when spring comes. I have three step kids and 2 little pups that keep me busy.

Erica Landwehr

Erica Landwehr

Assistant Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 12/9/2013
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I love making props for photo shoots for my baby boy, I’m that crazy mom lol. In the summer time I enjoy taking Motorcycle trips with my husband, camping and taking our German Shepherd for long walks.

Amanda Aeby

Amanda Aeby

Front Of House Executive
Start Date: 9/9/2021
Personal Highlights

Outside of work, I enjoy my time with family and friends. I have a passion for photography, capturing natures beauty and life’s precious moments. I love to travel, time at the beach or even sit and get caught up with one of my favorite TV shows.

Phillip Gustafson

Back Of House Executive
Start Date: 6/1/1985
Val Bernardino

Val Bernardino

Back Of House Executive
Start Date: 1999
Personal Highlights

In my free time I like to spend time with my family, my two daughters named Gabriella and Valerie, keep me busy. We love to have cook outs or go to the park and play soccer. While I’m very excited to be part of the Executive team , it is my dream to go back to college and finish my degree I started pre pandemic as a chef.

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