Retirement nears for San Diego Cornwell dealer: a great run it was
When he started out as an automotive technician at an auto dealership in 1968, Al Palmer never expected he would one day own his own business. In the 45 years since then, he has been a service manager at a dealership and a store manager at an RV center in addition to his present role as a Cornwell Tools dealer in Santee, Calif., near San Diego. Today, at age 66, he looks forward to retirement as he enters his 23 rd year as Cornwell Tools dealer. Of all the jobs he’s had over the years...