Mr. Hataway received his Associate Degree in Business from Troy University. He is a fifth generation farmer who has owned and operated an 800 acre timber, beef and hay farm in south Montgomery County for the past 43 years.
Mr. Hataway is retired from the Alabama Department of Agriculture where he worked in the poultry, market news, and animal health division. He also served in the Alabama National Guard and retired as an Infantry major. Mr. Hataway is currently the President of the Montgomery County Farmers Federation and is a past President of the Montgomery County Cattleman’s Association. He has also served as a past Chairman of the Nominating Committee for Alabama Ag Credit. He is active in Ramer United Methodist Church.