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Employee Spotlight! Billy Govis

Billy Govis in the Warehouse at Abt

There’s a lot of Abt Electronics that customers can’t see from the showroom. But one of our most iconic symbols that travels all across town is the white truck emblazoned with our logo.  Every time you see one of our local trucks, it came with direction from our very own Billy Govis.  Billy has been at Abt for over 21 years and has worked his way up from driving behind the wheel…

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Employee Spotlight! Jake and Dave Iffland

David and Jake Iffland

For this year’s Father’s Day, we couldn’t be happier to feature our IT department’s greatest father-son team, Jake and Dave Iffland. Combined, these two have nearly 40 years of working at Abt.  In 1988, Dave started his career here in the warehouse at only 17. At the recommendation of his grandfather, he headed to the Niles community center and heard word that Abt’s warehouse could always use a pair of helping hands.…

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Employee Spotlight! Nina and Shirley Hood

Mother's Day Nina and Shirley Hood Star Employees

For Mother’s Day, The Bolt is proud to feature two of Abt’s favorite staff members, Shirley and Nina Hood! This mother-daughter team is well-loved across the store with over 30 years of experience at Abt. Most of that is thanks to Shirley, who started at our Morton Grove location back in 1994. Bob Abt had heard of her reputation as a knowledgeable and kind saleswoman and recruited her, and the rest is…

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