Machine Shed Davenport - Heart Of America Group

Davenport

Jennifer Plate

Jennifer Plate

Chief Operating Executive
Start Date: 7/26/2023
Personal Highlights:

I have been married for 14 years and have four children. I enjoy swimming, kayaking and playing tennis with my free time. I also have a passion for baking.

Jeff Grunder

Senior Executive
Start Date: 5/1/1984

Karen Grunder

Front-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 6/1/1979
Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson

Executive Chef
Start Date: 5/22/2024
Personal Highlights:

In my free time, I enjoy playing golf, spending time with my family and friends, and watching sports.

Matt Kaperka

Front-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 1/12/2011
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Barry Stanley

Front-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 10/16/2020
Personal Highlights

When I am not at work I am spending time with family and friends. I love to cook and entertain guests, but also enjoy visiting the plethora of establishments in the city. I spend the summers playing sand volleyball, relaxing at the lake and attending live music shows whenever possible!

David Jungjohann

Front-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 5/6/1996
Shalyn Kincaid

Shalyn Kincaid

Front-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 3/16/2024
Personal Highlights:

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I am a huge dog lover and have been involved with dog rescue and also fostered dogs. I live 2 blocks from the Mighty Mississippi and love being able to spend time on the river. Big music fan, I enjoy all different types and seeing live shows.

Bill Burk

Back-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 3/8/2010
Personal Highlights

I enjoy spending time with friends and family, being outside and going to the single A ballgames around this area.

Justin Royse

Back-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 11/6/2002

Bob Martin

Back-Of-House Executive
Start Date: 5/1/2018
Personal Highlights

On my off time from work, I love hanging out with my family and friends. I love hosting cookouts at my house for the love of cooking, I use fresh ingredients every day I cook at home. I am also big into the gaming world and love to travel when I am able.

Todd Herring

Todd Herring

Maintenance Executive
Start Date: 1/29/2024
Personal Highlights

In my spare time I enjoy doing anything outdoors: hunting, fishing, camping, canoeing, etc. I have a son and a daughter. Family life is very fast paced and I enjoy
spending as much time as possible with my family.

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