Noel Hathaway started working for YCR in August, 2019, taking the position of Technical Solutions Manager. His role is primarily in plant propagation and germplasm development. His move to Yakima was familiar, having grown up in Richland, WA. Prior to taking this position, Noel lived seven years in Moscow, ID, where he attended the University of Idaho and earned a BS and MS in Plant Science. Noel is married to his wife, Maritza, whom he met at the University of Idaho. Besides working with plants, Noel likes to run, hunt, fish, play sports, and read.