Jimmy A. Brock
Chief Executive Officer and Director
James A. Brock was appointed Chief Executive Officer and a director of our general partner effective March 16, 2015. Mr. Brock also serves as Chief Executive Officer of CONSOL Energy. Prior to this appointment, he served as Chief Operating Officer for CONSOL Energy's Coal division since 2010 and was Senior Vice President-Northern Appalachia-West Virginia Operations from 2007 to 2010. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Brock served as Vice President-Operations. Mr. Brock began his career with CONSOL Energy in 1979 at the Matthews Mine and since then has served at various locations in many positions including Section Foreman, Mine Longwall Coordinator, General Mine Foreman and Superintendent. We believe Mr. Brock’s extensive knowledge of our industry and our operations gained during his years of service with CONSOL Energy in positions of increasing responsibility in its coal operations provides the board of directors of our general partner with valuable experience.
Michael L. Greenwood
Michael L. Greenwood became a member of the board of directors on July 1, 2015. Mr. Greenwood is Managing Director of Carnegie Capital LLC (2004 - present), a private financial advisory firm providing corporate and private equity clients investment banking assistance with acquisitions, divestitures, and debt and equity capital fundings. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Greenwood was Vice President-Finance and Treasurer of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., a diversified energy company, and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of its predecessor, Heritage Propane Partners, L.P. From 1994 to 2002, he was Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P., a producer and marketer of coal to major utilities. Prior to his career at Alliance Resource Partners, Mr. Greenwood held a number of financial positions in the energy industry with Mapco, Inc., Penn Central Corporation and The Williams Companies. Additionally, Mr. Greenwood previously served on the boards of Hiland Partners, LP; Libra Natural Resources PLC; Global Power Equipment Group, Inc.; Hiland Holdings GP and International Resource Partners GP. He also serves as a trustee of the Oklahoma State University Foundation and as a director of the OSU Research Foundation. Mr. Greenwood’s previous experience with public master limited partnerships and the coal industry, as well as his expertise in financial matters, provides him with the necessary skills to be a member of the board of directors of our general partner.
David M. Khani
Chief Financial Officer and Director
David M. Khani was appointed Chief Financial Officer of our general partner effective August 2, 2017. Mr. Khani also serves as Chief Financial Officer of CONSOL Energy. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President – Finance of CONSOL Energy from September 1, 2011, until March 1, 2013, and as the Chief Financial Officer of CONSOL Energy from March 1, 2013, until his appointment as our general partner’s Chief Financial Officer. Effective May 30, 2014, Mr. Khani became a director and the Chief Financial Officer of the general partnership of CONE Midstream Partners LP. Mr. Khani has also served as a director of CONSOL Coal Resources GP LLC since March 16, 2015. Prior to joining CONSOL Energy, Mr. Khani worked for several Wall Street firms from September 1993 to August 2011 with Lehman Brothers, Prudential Securities, Bear Stearns and FBR Capital Markets & Co., and he held several positions including Managing Director and Director of Research, Co-Head of Energy and Natural Resources Group, and Vice President covering oil and gas exploration and production, as well as coal mining.
Dan D. Sandman
Dan D. Sandman is an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he has taught corporate governance law since 2007. Mr. Sandman also serves on the board of directors and audit committee of MPLX GP LLC, the general partner of MPLX LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership engaged in the gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas, liquids, oil and refined petroleum products. He has also served on the board of directors of Roppe Corporation, a privately held company, since 1987. Additionally, Mr. Sandman serves on the boards of directors of the Heinz History Center, the Carnegie Science Center, the Carnegie Hero Commission, the Pittsburgh Opera and Grove City College. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Sandman served as vice chairman of the board of directors and chief legal & administrative officer of United States Steel, until his retirement. Prior to his career with United States Steel, Mr. Sandman held a number of legal positions, including general counsel with Marathon Oil Company, and subsequently served as general counsel and secretary of USX Corporation, a holding company that owned Marathon Oil and United States Steel. Mr. Sandman graduated with a degree from The Ohio State University and a juris doctor degree from The Ohio State University College of Law. Mr. Sandman’s extensive strategic corporate governance and legal experience working with publicly traded companies including energy companies and master limited partnerships, as well as his skills, knowledge and experience in the areas of transactional law, regulatory compliance, ethics and risk management matters, provide the board of directors with valuable experience.
Jeffrey L. Wallace
Jeffrey L. Wallace became a member of the board of directors on July 1, 2015. Mr. Wallace was the Vice President of Fuel Services (2006 to 2015) of Southern Company Generation, the generation subsidiary of The Southern Company, an electric utility serving 4.2 million customers in the southeast United States, with more than 40,000 megawatts of generating capacity. In that role, Mr. Wallace is responsible for managing the $7 billion annual fuel planning, procurement and delivery program for 85 power plants. Prior to that position, he was Vice President of Planning and Utility Relations at Georgia Power, a Southern Company subsidiary. He joined the company in 1978, working in accounting and budgeting, resource management and customer service, among other areas, since that time. Mr. Wallace is a graduate of the University of Georgia with degree in accounting, and he earned his MBA in finance from Georgia State University. He also has an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Wallace has served on the boards of directors of the Boy Scouts of America (Atlanta Area Council), the South Fulton Chamber of Commerce, the American Coal Council, the National Coal Council and the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee to the Surface Transportation Board. Mr. Wallace’s experience with electric utilities and the coal industry, as well as his expertise in financial matters, provides him with the necessary skills to be a member of the board of directors of our general partner.