Although the agriculture industry and our products/services may change over the years, one consistent factor remains; our employees are one of the most important ingredients in our recipe for success. Through our Employee Spotlight series, learn about the people who make up the Stutsman team. Hilary Weiss, Southeast Iowa native and parts administrator, joined our team in May 2015. For all things with sprayer and application parts, Hilary is your go-to gal!
“Hilary excels in all our core values but if I had to pick just one, it would be Radiate Enthusiasm; she is always happy.” –Al Kessler, Vice President of Precision Ag & Application Equipment
What are your responsibilities?
I help customers with parts, as well as take inventory, stock products, clean, invoice, and some purchasing! I also help on the catalog and retail floor sets.
What is your background?
I grew up north of Millersburg, IA and graduated from English Valleys High School in North English. I then completed my AAS in Agriculture Business at Kirkwood.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Spending time with family and friends, farming, playing slow pitch softball, and being outdoors!
What do you consider to be the most rewarding part of your job?
The continuous knowledge; you really do learn something new every day!
What is something random most people don’t know about you?
I still own the car I had when I was 16! A 1998 Cadillac Eldorado; it still drives! I am sentimentally attached.
If you had to eat the same food for the rest of your life what would it be?
Loaded mashed potatoes or Subway!
If you were stuck on an island what 3 items would you bring?
A heavy blanket, firestarter, and a machete! Ever watch Swiss Family Robinson?? I got this!
What’s on your bucket list?
Travel outside of Iowa; Specifically go to Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and Australia!
What has been the biggest change in the industry during your tenure here?
The increasing number of parts we stock and the new customer relationships that have been built.
What is your favorite thing about the ag industry?
I like how the ag industry is so diverse that you will never stop learning.
What Stutsman Core Value means the most to you? Why?
Take the Lead; I am a person who will step up and get things done to benefit others.