Meet Our Staff

At Heartland Heating & Cooling, we’re a group of HVAC professionals dedicated to delivering the best work and customer response times. Learn more about our owners and staff members.

David Volante
Dave Volante is the owner of Heartland Heating & Cooling. Dave started in the construction industry over 35 years ago and co-founded Heartland Heating & Cooling in 2003. Originally from Chicago he has a strong Italian and Irish heritage. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Maria for over 31 years. Dave has raced sports cars all over the United States as a member of the Sports Car Club of America. But in the past several years has transitioned from sports cars to bicycles and now participates in long distance rides and races in central Iowa. He believes in making the world a better place each and every day. Be it big changes, small changes, through actions or attitude, giving of self or through contributions, Dave knows that we can each leave the world in a better place.
Corissa Franken
Corissa Franken is the Chief Operating Officer with Heartland Heating & Cooling. She joined Heartland in 2006 and worked her way up to Accounts Manager and then to C.O.O. in 2018. She has a mind for numbers and accounting and has recently received her Masters in Accounting from Drake University. Corissa and her husband Greg live in Clive with their two sons and their dog PJ. She is a very busy mom but still finds time for kickboxing classes and kayaking with her family. Corissa also enjoys planning team outings and activities for her co-workers and employees at Heartland.
Ivan Landsverk
Ivan Landsverk has worked in the heating & cooling industry for over 30 years. As an experienced wholesale salesman and a trainer, Ivan joined Heartland Heating & Cooling and quickly became a vital asset. He holds many credentials including being a Nate Certified technician in Heat Pumps, Air Conditioners and Gas Furnaces. His strong belief in education lead him to becoming an instructor at ABC of Iowa for the HVAC Apprenticeship Program. Ivan enjoys bike riding, back packing in national parks and watching college football. He supports the Iowa Hawkeyes & the Simpson Storm, but he is an Iowa State Cyclone at heart. Ivan is fluent in American Sign Language as his parents were both deaf. He resides in Ankeny with his wife Bonnie while their daughter is currently attending Simpson College.
Joe Burkheimer
Joe Burkheimer is Heartland Heating & Coolings Commercial Field Supervisor. He enjoys interacting with builders and employees on a daily basis. He has been in the construction industry for over 20 years and is proud to say that over 15 of those years have been with Heartland Heating & Cooling. Joe and his wife Jenny love cheering on their nephews in school baseball & football games. They also enjoy spending time with family and friends while watching football on TV or hosting bar-b-ques.
Brett Reisinger
Brett Reisinger is the Residential Supervisor at Heartland Heating & Cooling. He has been with the company since 2007. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry after completing his education at DMACC. Brett is known to joke around; especially with his twin brother. He lives with his wife, Melissa, and two children on their family farm. Brett enjoys cheering on the Green Bay Packers and the Iowa State Cyclones. You can also find him challenging his kids in a go-kart race! He is a strong believer in never giving up and he jumps at the chance to prove any naysayers wrong.
Sara Clayton
Sara is Heartland Heating & Coolings New Construction & Education Coordinator. She has been a member of the Heartland family since 2006. She likes to be a resource to co-workers, builders and customers. Sara and her hubby Jerry, who also works for Heartland, live in Ankeny with their 2 little girls. In her spare time she likes baking with her daughters and is often bringing in yummy treats for our staff to enjoy! She likes to travel and plan vacations for her family and dreams of one day taking a cruise!
Jennifer Davis
Jenn Davis is the Service Operations & Marketing Manager at Heartland Heating & Cooling. Hearing back from satisfied customers is one of her favorite parts of her job. She joined Heartland Heating & Cooling in 2013. As a reigning fantasy football champ, she is a passionate sports fan. Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Yankees are among her favorite teams, although she has been a Chicago Bears fan since childhood! DaBears!! She likes to travel and try out new restaurants with her boyfriend Brandon. Together they reside in Altoona as first time homeowners.
Jeremy Garland
Jeremy is a senior technician at Heartland Heating & Cooling. Jeremy joined Heartland in 2015 with over ten years of experience under his belt at the time. He relocated from Massachusetts to Des Moines with his wife to be closer to her family. Jeremy has proven himself to have a variety of HVAC skills and is an excellent resource for our commercial customers. Staying true to his roots he is a fan of New England Patriots along with the Boston Bruins, Red Sox & Celtics. Although he now cheers on the Iowa Hawkeyes as well! Jeremy also has a passion for music and as a former band member Jeremy has done his share of traveling; touring & visiting 48 states! Now thats impressive!
Trevor Thomas
Trevor is a licensed journeyman in the service department at Heartland Heating & Cooling. He attended and graduated the ABC of Iowa apprenticeship program while receiving invaluable on the job training at Heartland Heating & Cooling. As a versatile member of the service department you may find him at your door ready to take care of your HVAC system. In the warmer months Trevor likes to kayak down the rivers in central Iowa and take his dog, Laka, to the area dog parks.
Alex Messamer
Alex is a technician in the service department at Heartland Heating & Cooling. He has been servicing residential and commercial HVAC equipment since 2015. He enjoys getting to know to his customers and his fellow technicians. Alex likes watching sports and playing fetch with his dog, an Australian Shepard Lab. As proud, young homeowners in Ankeny, Alex & his wife like to spend time updating their home as well doing outdoor activities. Additionally, they are thrilled to be first time parents to a beautiful baby girl as of April 2019.
Marc Dorris
Marc is the Home Comfort Consultant for Heartland Heating & Cooling. Marc has been with Heartland since 2004. From installations to repairs and now sales, Marc has proven to be a pillar for Heartland Heating & Cooling. As an ol surfer from Cali, many friends and customers still refer to him as California Marc. Marc is a family man and a much loved grandfather. He looks forward to visits and outings with his grandchildren, especially taking them out fishing at the pond near his house. Marc and his wife Penny they like to entertain and try out new recipes.
Derek Deaton
Derek is the lead installer for Heartland Heating & Cooling. He has a valuable experience in commercial HVAC as well as residential. On a typical day at Heartland he can be found doing a full system replacement or lending a hand with the service department for smaller repairs. Though he enjoys more complex commercial jobs as well. Derek is a husband and a proud father of 3. He is the kind of dad that youll see on the sidelines routing his children on in all their team sports!