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Bridget Makes the Final Round

| February 24, 2024 | 0 Comments

Bridget’s been informed that, after many, many interviews with everybody at the Walton Foundation, she’s been invited back to me the “principle,” Ben Walton. We are all excited and nervous. The meeting is Tuesday morning in Denver.

Obviously, there are two possibilities. Either, she’s been chosen and they just need the blessing of a family member. Or the the family member gets two options so that he makes the final decision. No way to know which it is.

I remember my final interview at Fleishman Hillard. After an eight month process, having met about 10 people, I had to meet Rick Sullivan, the outgoing GM of the Washington office. I went in thinking it was just another in a long line of “culture” checks. So, I was pretty relaxed.

At one point during the conversation, I said, “If I were to get the job….”

Rick stopped me there and said, “Wait! You got the job. Didn’t they tell you? This meeting is just a formality.”

I said, “Oh. Thanks.”

I hope that’s what’s in store for Bridget.