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Kurt Steiner

Mr. Steiner joined the Company in 2008 as a Staff Accountant. In his current role, he is the Corporate Controller responsible for the Company’s financial statements, accounting policies and procedures, internal controls, franchising, leasing and other duties of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Steiner was employed by Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. Mr. Steiner received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in 2006 with a minor in Economics.

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Brandon Uehran

Mr. Uehran joined Heart of America Group in May of 2014 as an executive for Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse in West Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. Uehran has been involved in Johnny’s brand development and has helped facilitate the opening of several Johnny’s locations. In his current role as Brand Leader, his principal focus is on the strategic operational development of the Johnny’s brand including menu development, cost controls, brand standards, staff development and franchise training and support. Mr. Uehran is a graduate from the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in business finance.

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Emily Sutton

Emily joined Heart of America Group in 2011 as Graphic Designer, and is responsible for the design and layout of marketing pieces, ads, websites and social media for Heart of America Group’s restaurants, hotels and corporate office. Emily coordinates production of print materials with various local and online vendors, working closely with the Brand Managers to insure timely delivery. Prior to joining the Company, Emily was the lead graphic designer and pre-press specialist for Davenport Printing Company. Emily received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Design from Wartburg College in 2001.

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Dan Oliver

Since 1999, Mr. Oliver has served as Corporate Architect for the Company and is responsible for the design process, including plans and specifications, for new project developments and property renovations. Mr. Oliver is a LEED certified architect. Prior to joining the Heart of America, Mr. Oliver was the Director of Design for Design Build Associates, a Ryan Company, from 1993 to 1999, and was an Architect with Mekus Johnson in Chicago from 1988 to 1993. Mr. Oliver received his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois in 1988.

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