Charles “Bud” Hoober opened Hoober Inc. (then Hoober International) in 1941 as an International Harvester dealership. Today the 9-store Case IH dealership based in Intercourse, Pa., is run by the third generation of the Hoober family and has locations across Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. In 2016, the dealership. was selected as Most Valuable Dealership by Precision Farming Dealer.
“So many times dealerships hire somebody, they're not the right fit or they're not what we thought they were and we have a difficult time making a change. In reality, you really need to make the change and you can't allow that to go on very long.
You need to make it sooner rather than later,” says Scott Hoober, on the importance of creating a culture within an organization that is built around hiring and retaining people who pay attention to the details.
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