Jeremy Noel has been named president and chief executive officer of Tri-County Feeds, Fashions, Finds.

Tri-County founder Bill Jackson will step down as president of the company and stay on as board chairman while continuing to develop the feed and hay business.

It’s an honor and a privilege to be hired to lead and help grow a company that has been not only foundational to my career and upbringing, but also a steward in the local community, Noel said in a statement. I’m fortunate enough to call Tri-County home. I’m humbled by the opportunity and excited for the challenge.”

Noel has worked in the business for 15 years in many areas, including customer service, accounting and strategic advisement. Before returning to Tri-County full-time, Jeremy worked for First Annapolis Consulting as a strategy consultant specializing in partnership finance. Jeremy’s prior work experience includes commercial lending at Oak View National Bank.

Noel holds an MBA from University of Virginias Darden Graduate School of Business and received his bachelors in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

He recently married Carlyle Eden of The Plains and they reside in Rectortown.

Tri-Countys popular retail operation is an equestrian and sporting lifestyle store that offers equine and pet care products, tack, feed and stable supplies alongside family apparel, footwear, gifts and décor.

Tri-County, located on John Marshall Highway halfway between Marshall and The Plains, also delivers feed and hay to Northern Virginia, West Virginia and Montgomery County, Maryland. The 39-year-old company opened in its current location in September 2007.

Tri-County Feeds, Fashion, Finds: Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday noon-5 p.m.; 7408 John Marshall Hwy., Marshall, VA 20115; 540-364-1891;