About UsMeet our friendly team
Frank Harris, Managing Director, has a lifetime of agricultural experience and many years experience running businesses, including a chain of Ford tractor franchises, he's owned his own arable farm and has now been managing TFM for over 20 years. In 2012 he was fortunate enough to inherit the company from Mr A W Nevile and the Harris family will always be grateful to him and his wife for their generosity.
Nikki Harris, Director and Frank’s daughter is a qualified Dog Nutritionist (Distinction - BCCSDip.HthNut). She holds an SQP qualification for prescribing parasite treatments to horses, poultry, dogs, cats and rabbits. Nikki recently won an SQP award for being the top companion animal SQP in the country. Prior to joining the family business she was a Prince 2 Practitioner Project Manager for a National IT Print Solutions company.
Ian joined us in 2019. It took us six months to replace the previous member of staff . . . needless to say Ian had his work cut out for him when he first started. Now he's found his feet, he is a valued, well thought of member of the Team who has done a fantastic job squaring our Accounts up and giving the family the support they need to drive TFM forward. For the first time in a long time, we have finally found a very safe pair of hands.
Emma does all the buying for TFM. No easy feat with over 5,500 product lines to manage! Emma joined us in July 2017 and has previously worked in another Countrystore as well as on horse yards. Emma holds her SQP qualification for equine and companion animal, is a BETA qualified hat and body protector fitter and holds an Extended Diploma in Horse Management Level 3 (360 UCAS). She is now working towards her Level 4 in Equine Nutrition.
Alex owns bantams, quail, a dog and cat and has previously been a horse owner. She is a qualified SQP (equine, companion and poultry) and received the 2nd highest marks in the country on her equine and companion animal exam papers. Since joining us, Alex has become qualified dog nutritionist (BCCS Dip.HthHut with Distinction) and has a huge passion for dog food. In addition she has become a BETA qualified hat and body protector fitter.
Cerrie is one of our Supervisor. She is a qualified SQP (equine and companion), a BETA qualified hat and body protector fitter as well as being a qualified cat nutritionist. She has a keen interest in the horse, cat and small animal side of the business and has just completed a further qualification in small animal nutrition qualification. Cerrie owns cats, horses, dogs, guinea pigs, a hamster and a tortoise . . . safe to say, she's an animal lover.
Frank's Grandson (Nikki's son) has been working at TFM "helping Grandad" since he was a young boy. He jokes he's been at TFM longer than his Mum! Now he's a qualified SQP and able to prescribe flea and worm treatments for companion animals and horses. He is currently studying Business and Accounting at Nottingham Trent University and often found working during Uni holidays covering hire, accounts and the shop.
Pete is the TFM Storeman with over 20 years’ experience. He’s seen the many changes TFM has undergone over the last two decades and has a wealth of experience as a result, particularly with the hardware, agriculture and parts side of the business. Pete is a keen Lincoln supporter so regular football banter is heard over the TFM counter!
Issy has her own flock of Shetland Sheep as well as being a keen horse rider. Issy has a broad experience with various animals (farm and pet) and recently won the MJ and JA Saxby Trophy awarded to the best practical student on BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma on Agriculture, Brackenhurst. She also has experience in forestry so can support you with chainsaw chains and oils.
Georgia is an experienced member of our weekend staff with dogs, cats and chickens. Currently studying Animal Behaviour and Welfare at the University of Lincoln. At TFM she has attended training courses in dog handling and harnesses fitting. Her Dad is a retired plumber so she's good with the plumbing fittings too!
Heidi works mainly on the weekend and is now an experienced member of our weekend staff. She owns a horse and is a frequent rider. In addition, she's a huge animal lover with a family dog at home. Currently studying for her A Levels, Heidi also plays piano and speaks Russian! Whilst working with us, Heidi has been trained to fit dog harnesses.