Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Board of Directors

G. Nicholas Casey Jr.
G. Nicolas Casey Jr. is an independent member of the board of directors of our general partner and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Casey was appointed to the board of directors of our general partner on September 9, 2015. Mr. Casey is a retired member of Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins, PLLC, attorneys at law, where he served as managing member from 2008 to 2015. He is also a member of LGCR Government Solutions LLC, where he served as managing member from 2008 to 2014. Additionally, Mr. Casey is the former Treasurer of the American Bar Association and is a member of its Board of Governors. He also serves on the board of directors of Security National Trust, Inc. Mr. Casey received an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and a law degree from West Virginia University College of Law.
Daniel S. Hermann
Daniel S. Hermann is an independent member of the board of directors of our general partner and also serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. He was appointed to the board of directors of our general partner in September 2014. Mr. Hermann is the retired Chief Executive Officer of AmeriQual Group, LLC, a food packaging company and leading supplier of field rations to the United States Department of Defense. Prior to joining AmeriQual, he spent 23 years with Black Beauty Coal Company, where he held various titles, including President and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure at Black Beauty, Mr. Hermann was part of a successful team that grew the company into the largest coal producer in the Illinois Basin. In 2003, Black Beauty was acquired by Peabody Energy and Mr. Hermann spent the next two years as Group Executive for Peabody's Midwest Division. Mr. Hermann is currently on the board of directors of Deaconess Health Systems and serves as Vice Chairman of the Board and also serves as a member of the Finance, Governance and Compensation Committees. He also previously served as a Director of Fifth Third Bank Southern Indiana. Mr. Hermann holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana State University in Evansville and was a certified public accountant.
Robert D. Moore
Chairman
Mr. Moore has more than 20 years of experience in management, operations, finance, accounting, and acquisitions in the United States coal industry. He has been our President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of our Board of Directors, since May 2015. Mr. Moore also serves as Murray Energy Corporation’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, and he is a member of Murray Energy’s Board of Directors. Mr. Moore was integral in Murray Energy’s $3.05 billion acquisition of Consolidation Coal Company, from CONSOL Energy Inc., in December 2013. From 1993 to 2007, Mr. Moore held a number of financial and other senior management positions within Murray Energy. Mr. Moore received his Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University in Accounting and Finance, his Certified Public Accountant certification from the State of Ohio, and his Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University.
Robert Edward Murray
Robert E. Murray is a member of the Board of Directors of our general partner. Mr. Murray is currently the Executive Vice President – Marketing and Sales of Murray Energy where he has served since 2015. Previously, Mr. Murray held various management positions within Murray Energy including President of American Mountaineer Energy, Inc. and General Manager and Superintendent of the Ohio Valley Coal Company. Mr. Murray received his Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from Western Virginia University and an MBA from The Ohio State University.
Lesslie H. Ray
Ms. Ray has served as the Chief Executive Officer for Greenway Wealth Management LLC since April of 2017. From April 2013 to April 2017, Ms. Ray worked on the Foresight Management LLC business development team, spending the majority of her time with various Foresight Energy related commercial and financial transactions. Prior to joining Foresight Management, Ms. Ray worked in banking for JPMorgan Chase & Company and Bank of America Securities in capital markets focused on real estate. Ms. Ray earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia as well as her Masters of Business Administration from University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
Brian D. Sullivan
Brian D. Sullivan is an independent member of the board of directors of our general partner. He was appointed to the board of directors of our general partner on August 10, 2016. On September 1, 2017 Mr. Sullivan was named Chief Executive Officer of Conuma Coal Resources, Limited. Mr. Sullivan served as a managing member of Energy Resource Services, LLC, a consulting company that provides M&A and commercial advisory services to companies in the natural resources, energy and industrial sectors ("Energy Resource"), from April 2016 to September 2017. Between September 2015 and March 2016, Mr. Sullivan was the Chief Commercial Officer for Bluestone Coal Corporation. Between December 2010 and September 2015, Mr. Sullivan worked in various roles with Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. ("Alpha"), one of the largest coal companies in the United States, serving as the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, and spent two years working for Alpha in Australia. Mr. Sullivan was also Senior Vice President and General Counsel to The United Company ("United"), a private diversified holding company headquartered in Bristol, Virginia, as well as to United's subsidiaries in the coal, and oil and gas businesses. In this position, which he held for almost 10 years beginning in 2001, he was responsible for all aspects of M&A activity, contract negotiation and administration, human resources, and litigation. Before his career with United, Mr. Sullivan was litigation counsel with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, in the firm's Atlanta office. He began in the legal profession in Washington D.C., in 1992 with Arent Fox LLP. Mr. Sullivan is a graduate of Duke University and graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. Mr. Sullivan has served on the boards of the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, the Virginia Coal Association, the National Mining Association, Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, Barter Theater (the State Theater of Virginia) and Crossroads Medical Mission.

Management

Robert D. Moore
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Moore has more than 20 years of experience in management, operations, finance, accounting, and acquisitions in the United States coal industry. He has been our President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of our Board of Directors, since May 2015. Mr. Moore also serves as Murray Energy Corporation’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, and he is a member of Murray Energy’s Board of Directors. Mr. Moore was integral in Murray Energy’s $3.05 billion acquisition of Consolidation Coal Company, from CONSOL Energy Inc., in December 2013. From 1993 to 2007, Mr. Moore held a number of financial and other senior management positions within Murray Energy. Mr. Moore received his Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University in Accounting and Finance, his Certified Public Accountant certification from the State of Ohio, and his Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University.
Jeremy J. Harrison
Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Harrison has served as Chief Accounting Officer since September 2017. Mr. Harrison also serves as Murray Energy Corporation's Chief Accounting Officer. Previously, Mr. Harrison served as Corporate Controller of Murray from 2015 to 2017. Prior to his position at Murray, Mr. Harrison was employed as a senior manager at a public accounting firm. Mr. Harrison is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration from John Carroll University.