Raleigh/Wake Forest Staff

North/East Wake County

Maintenance Division

Tanner Hardee : Branch Manager

Tanner Hardee

Branch Manager


Tanner is originally from Wendell, North Carolina where he grew up on his family’s cattle farm. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in agriculture. Tanner joined Yard-Nique in 2013 after a couple years of working in the green industry. He enjoys supporting his alma mater by cheering on the Wolfpack at football and baseball games. In his free time Tanner enjoys fishing and spending time at the beach with his wife Ashley.

Davis Putnam : Account Manager

Davis Putnam

Account Manager


Originally from Dodge City, KS, Davis moved to the area in 2012. He joined the Yard-Nique family in September 2015. Before that, Davis spent 5 years managing in the restaurant industry before following his interests in the green industry. He has dedicated his career on providing great customer service, and in his free time, Davis enjoys watching/competing in sports and spending time with his wife Norma.

Brandon Paschal : Account Manager

Brandon Paschal

Account Manager


Brandon is originally from Florence, SC. He was in management in the food service industry when he developed a love for landscaping. “With landscaping you create things every day and watch them come to life and transform right in before your eyes. It’s instant gratification!” Brandon joined Yard-Nique in 2015 with over 4 years of experience in the green industry. Before moving to the Triangle area, he lived in Asheville where he met his beautiful wife Mckenzie, and discovered a passion for kayaking and other outdoor activities, such as snowboarding and tubing.

Bill Hanckel : Account Manager

Bill Hanckel

Account Manager


Originally from Norfolk Virginia, Bill graduated from Elon University in 1992 and moved to Raleigh in 1999. Before joining the Yard-Nique team in the summer of 2017, he was the owner of two retail specialty soccer shops around the triangle area, the tournament director for CASL, and a full time soccer coach. In his free time, he enjoys watching and playing soccer, skiing, and golf.

Nick Chapko : Spray Technician

Nick Chapko

Spray Technician


Nick is originally from Sanford, NC with an associate’s degree in business administration. He started working at Yard-Nique in April 2013 with over 7 years of experience in the green industry and a pesticide certification in commercial ground application. Nick enjoys listening to music, and fishing or snowboarding in his free time.