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 a director and 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.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mitesh Thakkar serves as the General Partner’s interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Thakkar has served as Director of Finance and Investor Relations of both CEIX and CCR since November 2017 and as Director of Finance and Investor Relations of CCR since May 2015. He previously served in various roles in the equity research department of FBR Capital Markets (now part of B. Riley FBR, Inc.) from May 2007 through May 2015 where he provided equity research coverage for companies in the metals and mining sector starting as an intern and moving up to VP, analyst from July 2011 to May 2015. Prior to his work at FBR, he served in various roles at Reliance Engineering Associates (P) Limited from September 2002 through June 2006 moving up to a manager leading project planning and controls for various petrochemical and telecom-related projects. Mr. Thakkar holds a Bachelors of Engineering (Mechanical) degree from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University.
Martha A. Wiegand
General Counsel, Secretary and Director
Martha A. Wiegand was appointed General Counsel and Secretary of our general partner effective March 16, 2015. Ms. Wiegand joined CONSOL Energy’s Legal Department in December 2008 as Senior Counsel and was promoted to Associate General Counsel of CONSOL Energy effective in 2012, where she is responsible for a variety of legal matters, including coal and natural gas marketing and transportation, labor and employment, financing arrangements and certain corporate transactions. Prior to joining CONSOL Energy, Ms. Wiegand worked for approximately 10 years for several large Pittsburgh-based law firms, where she handled financing and corporate transactions for clients in the banking and energy industries, among others. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation.