Abby Timmerman is my niece, but don’t hold that against her. She is also just stubborn enough to work here. When she first approached me I told her I would never hire her because I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to fire her if it didn’t work out. She was not deterred. She sent me a resume anyway. She just wouldn’t quit till I finally called her references. One of them was the boss she was working under at the time at Cooper Farms, who told me Abby was a “super-star” and I should take the chance.
Abby’s stubbornness has paid off for both of us. I rely on Abby more than she knows and I hope I can be both a good coach and an uncle for her.