Behind the Apron: 20-Year Home Depot Associate Overcomes Obstacles With Support From Her Team

Nov 3, 2022 10:45 AM ET
Campaign: Focus on People

Originally published on Built From Scratch

“Without my extended family at The Home Depot, I couldn't have done it,” says 20-year associate, Angela Hernandez.

“Angie,” as her colleagues call her, is a busy mother of four children and a Merchandising Execution Team (MET) supervisor in Houston, Texas. Shortly after starting a new position, her son became severely ill. He was rushed to the emergency room and needed special feeding tube bags. Despite having to go to the hospital every day, she stayed connected virtually with her team, and they never hesitated to step in and help. Watch Angie’s story in the video above:

Behind the Apron is a video docuseries that focuses on associate stories of perseverance, personal growth, community service, and reinforces The Home Depot’s core values.

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