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 Operating Officer-Coal of CONSOL Energy, a position he has held since December 10, 2010. Prior to this appointment, he served as Senior Vice President-Northern Appalachia-West Virginia Operations of CONSOL Energy 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 provide the board of directors of our general partner with valuable experience.
Lori L. Ritter
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer
Lorraine L. Ritter was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of our general partner effective March 16, 2015. Ms. Ritter joined CONSOL Energy’s Accounting Department in November 1989, where she served in positions of increasing responsibility, was promoted to Vice President and Controller of CONSOL Energy effective April 2005 and appointed Principal Accounting Officer of CONSOL Energy in March 2013, a position she held until July 20, 2015. Prior to joining CONSOL Energy, Ms. Ritter began her professional career at Ernst & Young LLP. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Martha A. Wiegand
General Counsel and Secretary
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.