Sharkey is hired by Heartland

Patrick Sharkey has been hired by Heartland Communications Group Inc. as director of business development.

Sharkey returns to Heartland after spending several years working for KHL Publishing of the United Kingdom.

Heartland Communications Group Inc. is a multi-industry marketing, media and publishing company with offices in Phoenix, Ariz.; Lincoln, Neb.; Des Moines; London, England; and with corporate offices in Fort Dodge.