“The secret to success is surrounding yourself with creative, disciplined and open-minded people with whom you share mutual respect and who believe that the most fortunate of us make our livelihood through an industry seen as a chosen lifestyle and extended community, not a mere 'job,'" Hartman said.
"Enthusiasm and dedication cannot be faked for decades," she added. "Fortunate are those who have an imaginative mind and are able to use it. Success is being the grateful person who reaps the rewards of the seeds they have sown on every level."
"Kathryn has been an important part of Nasstoys' success for 26 years as our top salesperson and our #1 show representative," Nasstoys CEO Ted Rothstein said.