Alan Bryant is the newest addition to the True Value Hardware Co. board of directors. The president of Bryant Homecenters in California spoke withHCNabout his three-location family business and what it's like, at the age of 44, to be the youngest member of the True Value board.
HCN: You appear in an add with the slogan "Master of all things Hardwarian?" Does that describe you?
Bryant: I'm wearing a badge that says that.
HCN: Running a hardware store is not easy. Why do you do it?