Ken Truman – Grandpa Shorter’s March Featured Employee!

March 24, 2015

Hello again friends and happy Tuesday! I’m back and today I’m featuring a new Grandpa Shorter’s employee for the month of March! This hardworking employee often works tirelessly behind the scenes at Grandpa Shorter’s and is sometimes even the store handyman.

Ever wonder who handles the products before they get to the store shelf? How about how the products are shipped from Grandpa Shorter’s Internet Store or those special orders that are delivered to family and friends throughout the year? Meet Ken Truman,Shipping and Receiving Manager. He’s the behind the scenes guy at Grandpa Shorter’s who gets those unique goodies out to all of our fabulous customers safe and sound!

Grandpa Shorter's Employee Feature

(Our featured March employee is Ken T.)

Ken has been with Grandpa Shorter’s for a little over 2 years as their shipping and receiving manager. When he’s not in the shipping and receiving area at Grandpa Shorter’s, Ken can often be found helping other Grandpa Shorter’s staff around the store and is often referred to as the store handyman.

Born and raised in Harbor Springs, Ken is local to the area and has been married for over 33 years. He has a son and a daughter and two beautiful granddaughters: Izzie 5 and Amelia age 2.

When asked what his favorite Grandpa Shorter’s item is, he responded that he’s a ‘traditional’ guy and enjoys all things Petoskey Stones.

On his days off, Ken can often be found outside enjoying nature walks, hunting, golfing during the warmer months and spending quality time with his family.

Some other fun information about Ken…

Q: Where is the oddest place you’ve ever shipped an item?

A: Norway and NO, it’s wasn’t sardines!

Q: Where is your favorite place to eat lunch or dinner in the Petoskey area?

A: Mim’s – hands down!

Q: If you had to live anywhere else other than Northern Michigan, where would it be?

A: Savannah Georgia because it’s near water and they have warm winters!

Q: Favorite food?

A: Strawberry shortcake, pumpkin pie and baked ham.

Q: Is there anything else you would like to share with Grandpa Shorter’s readers?

A: I love my job and the people I work with. We are a ‘Team’ and a well oiled machine.


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