People: Advanced Emissions Solutions Inc (ADES.O)

ADES.O on Consolidated Issue listed on NASDAQ Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Phillip Marcum

69 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Durham

63 2003 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark McKinnies

61 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary, Director

Jonathan Lagarenne

54 2012 Executive Vice President

Sharon Sjostrom

46 2011 Chief Technology Officer

Rachel Smith

39 2014 Chief Accounting Officer

Christine Amrhein

51 2012 Vice President, General Counsel

Graham Mattison

41 2013 Vice President - Investor Relations

Cameron Martin

55 2007 Vice President - Emissions Control Systems

Richard Schlager

61 2012 Vice President - Administration

Connie Senior

2014 Vice President - Technology

Richard Miller

59 2011 Vice President - Business Development

Paul Lang

53 2013 Director

Taylor Simonton

70 2014 Director

Kim Clarke

57 2013 Independent Director

Alan Gabbard

58 2012 Independent Director

Derek Johnson

2006 Independent Director

Robert Shanklin

41 2011 Independent Director

Jeffrey Smith

61 2003 Independent Director

Richard Swanson

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Biographies

Name Description

W. Phillip Marcum

Mr. W. Phillip Marcum is Independent Chairman of the Board of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Mr. Marcum has served as a chairman of the board of Applied Natural Gas Fuels, Inc., a liquefied natural gas producer based in Westlake Village, California (OTC: AGAS) since 2008. He has served as a director of Key Energy Services (NYSE: KEG), an oilfield services company based in Houston, Texas, since 1996. Prior to his appointment to the Board of Key Energy Services, he was the non-executive Chairman of the Board of WellTech, Inc., an energy production services company, from 1994 until March 1996, when WellTech was merged into Key Energy Services. In July 2011, Mr. Marcum was appointed as a director of Recovery Energy, Inc., a Denver, Colorado-based oil and gas company. From January 1991 to April 2007, Mr. Marcum was Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Metretek Technologies, Inc., currently known as PowerSecure International (NASDAQ: POWR), which develops energy and smart grid solutions for electric utilities, and their commercial, institutional, and industrial customers. He retired in April 2007. Mr. Marcum has been a principal in MG Advisors, LLC since April 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University. Mr. Marcum has served as Chairman of the Board since June 2009.

Michael Durham

Dr. Michael D. Durham is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Dr. Durham was a co-founder in 1985 of ADA Technologies, Inc., an Englewood, Colorado private company which contracted to the federal government and others for development of emission technologies. ADA Environmental Solutions, LLC, wholly owned subsidiary, was originally spun-out of ADA Technologies in 1996. Dr. Durham has been President, CEO and a director of the Company since 2003 and President of ADA Environmental Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, since its formation in 1996. In 2009, Dr. Durham served as a manager of ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC (“ADA-CS”), a former joint venture of ADA-ES with Energy Capital Partners I, LP and its affiliated funds. Dr. Durham has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, an M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Florida and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Denver. Dr. Durham is a member of the Board of the American Coal Council, a trade association of companies that sell, use and provide services related to coal, a Board member of the Institute of Clean Air Companies (“ICAC”), a trade association of companies that provide equipment to measure and control air pollution, and was appointed a member of the National Coal Council, which advises the Secretary of Energy on coal-related issues. From 2011 to 2012, he served as vice president of ICAC.

Mark McKinnies

Mr. Mark H. McKinnies is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary, Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Mr. McKinnies was employed by Earth Sciences from 1978 through 2000. A CPA, Mr. McKinnies worked for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., a national accounting firm, before commencing employment at Earth Sciences in 1978. Mr. McKinnies holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Denver.

Jonathan Lagarenne

Mr. Jonathan R. Lagarenne is Executive Vice President of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Prior to ADA-ES, he was a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Lagarenne was in private practice as an attorney at the Law Office of Jonathan Lagarenne from 2004 to 2005. He served on the Board of Directors of Turbosonic Technologies from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Lagarenne served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hamon Corporation from 2000 through 2003 and as the Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2000. From 1994 to 1998, he served as Vice President and General Counsel of Research-Cottrell, Inc., serving as Associate Counsel prior to that. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Lagarenne served in multiple regional counsel positions for Air & Water Technology Corporation. Mr. Lagarenne holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering, with honors, from the University of Virginia and a J.D. degree from Rutgers School of Law.

Sharon Sjostrom

Ms. Sharon M. Sjostrom is Chief Technology Officer of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. She served as Vice President of Technology from January 2007 to December 2010. Previously she served the Company as Director, Technology Development since 2003 when acquired her company EMC Engineering, LLC, an engineering services company, where she served as President since 2002. From 1998 until September 2002, Ms. Sjostrom served as Director of Emissions Control for Apogee Scientific, LLC, a provider of advanced engineering and environmental technologies. Ms. Sjostrom has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

Rachel Smith

Ms. Rachel A. Smith is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to her appointment as Chief Accounting Officer, Ms. Smith served Registrant as Interim Corporate Controller and Director of Finance since January 31, 2014. From November 2010 to January 2014, she was principal of Smith Financial Consulting, L.L.C., an accounting and finance and project management consulting firm based in Colorado, where she served as an Internal Audit, Financial Reporting, Technical Accounting and Project Manager. Smith Financial Consulting was a consultant to ADA-ES, Inc., a current subsidiary and predecessor issuer of Registrant (“ADA”) and Registrant from August 2013 through January 2014. Ms. Smith served ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Registrant at the time, and ADA as Director of Internal Audit from February through June 2007 and then as Corporate Controller from June 2007 to October 2010. She was the Internal Audit Supervisor for Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM), a gold producer, from June 2006 through February 2007. Ms. Smith also served as an Audit Manager for Ernst & Young LLP in the late 1990s. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in accounting and finance from the University of Western Australia and an M.B.A. degree in finance from Curtin University of Technology.

Christine Amrhein

Ms. Christine B. Amrhein is Vice President, General Counsel of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Amrhein served as Vice President – Associate General Counsel of The TriZetto Group, Inc. from 2008 through 2011. From 2003 through 2008, Ms. Amrhein was Senior Counsel of First Data Corporation. From 1989 through 2003, Mr. Amrhein had various legal and business roles with The Timken Company. Ms. Amrhein currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Transactions Practice Committee of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Ms. Amrhein holds a B.A. degree from Allegheny College, an M.A. degree from the University of Exeter and a J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Ms. Amrhein also completed the Executive Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Graham Mattison

Dr. Graham O. Mattison is Vice President - Investor Relations of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Prior to joining ADA-ES, Inc., he served as an Equity Research Analyst covering alternative energy and industrials for Lazard Capital Markets from 2007 through 2012, including coverage of ADA-ES. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Mattison served as an Equity Research Associate covering alternative energy, energy infrastructure and oilfield services for First Albany Capital. Previously he served as an associate at MMC Energy, LLC, and co-founded and served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of 1RoofRealty.com. He began his career as a financial analyst at Daiwa Securities and Churchill-Pryce Capital in their Bangkok, Thailand offices. He holds a B.A. degree from Hobart College and an M.B.A. degree with a specialization in global finance, with honors, from Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management.

Cameron Martin

Mr. Cameron E. Martin is Vice President - Emissions Control Systems of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Prior to that appointment he served the Company as a Director of Mercury Control since 2003, Director of Engineering since 1997 and Project Manager in 1996. Mr. Martin has a B.S. in Environmental Science from West Virginia University.

Richard Schlager

Mr. Richard J. Schlager is Vice President - Administration of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Prior to that appointment, he served as Vice President of the Technology Services Division since August 2010, Vice President of Administration of the Company from August 2007 to August 2010, served as the Vice President, Contract Research and Development from 2000 to 2007 and was employed by ADA Technologies from 1989 until that time. Mr. Schlager holds a B.S. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

Connie Senior

Dr. Connie Senior is Vice President - Technology of the company. Dr. Senior has been Director of Technology for ADA since 2011. Her expertise in coal has made a major contribution to ADA's success in the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) equipment market and the development of our Refined Coal technologies. Dr. Senior is an internationally recognized expert in the capture of mercury and other trace metals from combustion gases. She received her PhD from Caltech and has authored hundreds of papers in the area of controlling emissions from coal fired power and industrial boilers.

Richard Miller

Mr. Richard L. Miller is Vice President - Business Development of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Prior to that appointment he served as Vice President Business Development of Utility Systems from November 2005 to December 2010. He was previously employed by Hamon Research-Cottrell (HRC), a major provider of air pollution control technology solutions for utilities, refineries and other industries serving the North American market, from 1990 to November 2005, most recently as Vice President of Sales with primary responsibility in Particulate and Mercury Control Technologies. Prior to 1989, Mr. Miller was employed by Buell/General Electric Environmental Services, Inc. (now a part of Marsulex, Inc.), in various technical and sales positions with direct responsibility for all fabric filter technologies. Mr. Miller currently serves as Co-Chair of ICAC’s Mercury Control division and has previously served as Chairman of ICAC’s Fabric Filter Division. Mr. Miller has an A.A.S. in Marine Science Technology from Southern Maine University, a B.S. Degree in Management from Lebanon Valley College and an Executive M.B.A. from Colorado Technical University.

Paul Lang

Mr. Paul Lang is Director of the Company. Current Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Arch Coal, Inc (NYSE:ACI) St. Louis, Missouri, one of the nation’s largest and most efficient coal producers. Serves on the Board of Managers for Knight Hawk Coal Company a privately held companies of which Arch Coal is an equity owner. 30 years of experience in engineering, operations and management of mining operations and marketing. Chairman of the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources and former Commissioner of the Wyoming Healthcare Commission. Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering and Professional Engineering Degree (honorary) from University of Missouri-Rolla and a graduate of the Advanced Management Program Harvard Business School.

Taylor Simonton

Mr. Taylor Simonton is Director of the Company. He has over 35 years of experience in financial accounting and auditing and over 10 years of corporate board service. The Board requested that Mr. Simonton serve as a director based on its determination that he qualifies as an "independent director" as such term is defined for purposes of the federal securities laws and the NASDAQ Capital Market, has the ability to read and understand fundamental financial statements, is an "audit committee financial expert" as defined for purposes of the federal securities laws and meets the financial sophistication standard required by the NASDAQ Capital Market. Since May 2008, Mr. Simonton has been a director of Keating Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIPO), a business development company and closed-end mutual fund. He currently serves Keating Capital as the Lead Director, Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Valuation Committee and also served as the Chair of the Valuation Committee from 2008 to 2011. Since October 2013, Mr. Simonton has been a director of Escalera Resources Co. f/k/a Double Eagle Petroleum (NASDAQ: ESCR), a developer of natural gas and crude oil properties in the Rocky Mountain region. He currently serves Escalera Resources as the Audit Committee Chair and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Simonton served as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Zynex, Inc. (OTCBB: ZYXI) from October 2008 to January 2014. He served as a director, a member of the Audit Committee (Chair from 2005-2009) and, from 2009-2013, a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB) from September 2005 to May 2013. Prior to 2009, Mr. Simonton served on the Boards of Directors at two additional companies, including as the Chair of the Audit Committee at one such company. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Colorado Society of CPAs. Mr. Simonton received a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and is a CPA.

Kim Clarke

Ms. Kim B. Clarke is Independent Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Ms. Clarke is currently the Senior Vice President (“SVP”) and Chief Administrative Officer (“CAO”) of Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: KEG); she has served as SVP and CAO since 2008 and served as Vice President and Chief People Officer from 2004 through 2007. Prior to Key Energy Services, Inc., she served as the Vice President of Human Resources of GC Services Limited Partnership and 1st National Bank in Houston, Texas from 1999 to 2004. Ms. Clarke received a B.S. degree in human resources from the University of Houston in 1982 and completed the Director Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She currently serves as Chairperson of the University of Houston College of Technology Dean’s Board of Advisors.

Alan Gabbard

Mr. Alan Bradley Gabbard is Independent Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. He currently serves as a director, President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Recovery Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: RECV), a Denver, Colorado-based energy company with operations focused in the Denver Julesburg basin; he was appointed as CFO in July 2011, as a director in August 2012 and as President in November 2012. Prior to Recovery Energy, Mr. Gabbard served as an officer of Applied Natural Gas Fuels, Inc., serving from September 2009 to May 2010 as Vice President-Special Projects and from May 2010 through June 2011 as its CFO. From April 2007 through September 2009, he co-owned and managed MG Advisors, LLC with Mr. Marcum, where he provided management and financial consulting services to companies involved in oil and gas and energy related businesses. From 1991 to April 2007, Mr. Gabbard co-founded and then served as a director, Executive Vice President and CFO of PowerSecure International, Inc. (Nasdaq: POWR; f/k/a Metretek Technologies, Inc.), a developer of energy and smart grid solutions for electric utilities and their commercial, institutional, and industrial customers. He received a bachelor of accountancy degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1977 and is a CPA.

Derek Johnson

Mr. Derek C. Johnson is Independent Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Mr. Johnson serves as the President of Visual Merchandising, Inc., a specialty supplier to the retail industry, and has held that position since September 2009 and previously from November 2005 to October 2008. Mr. Johnson previously served as the Vice President of new business development for Kennametal, a public company based in Pittsburgh, PA, a global provider of metalworking solutions using tungsten carbide inserts. Mr. Johnson held this position from October 2008 to August 2009. Since 2008, Mr. Johnson has served as a Director of Qualmark Corporation (OTC.PK: QMRK), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets proprietary equipment that rapidly and efficiently exposes product design and manufacturing-related defects for the purpose of improving product quality and reliability. From 1984 to 2005, Mr. Johnson was employed in various positions, including as President and Chief Operating Officer, by CoorsTek, a manufacturer of technical products, supplying critical components and assemblies for mining, automotive, semiconductor, aerospace, electronic, power generation, telecommunication and other high-technology applications on a global basis. He has a Higher National Certificate from Kirkcaldy College in Scotland and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

Robert Shanklin

Mr. Robert E. Shanklin is Independent Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Mr. Shanklin joined Arch Coal, a public company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (NYSE: ACI) and most efficient coal producers, in June 2007 as Vice President of Coal Technology. He also serves on the boards of directors for two privately held companies in which Arch Coal is an investor. Prior to his time with Arch Coal, Mr. Shanklin served as Vice President of Marketing & Development for Aquila, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. He also held various leadership positions with subsidiaries of Aquila, Inc., including President and Chairman of Aquila Merchant Services. Mr. Shanklin was selected as a 2010 Eisenhower Fellow. He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Jeffrey Smith

Mr. Jeffrey C. Smith is Independent Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. He has unique experience with the air pollution control industry, the industry in which the Company operates, which has given him keen insight into clean air rules, as well as market dynamics and corporate decision-making within the industry. For over 17 years, as the Executive Director of ICAC, he led strategy discussions on government affairs with top management of scores of companies in the air pollution control industry. He has testified over ten times before the U.S. Congress and dozens of times before state clean air regulators. He has also written testimony on nearly 100 proposed clean air rules. He has spoken at conferences (often as the keynote speaker) focused on clean air rules and policy. Most of these national and international conferences were sponsored by organizations of industrial and utility companies who purchase air pollution controls. He is the author of over a dozen articles on clean air policy, and has been quoted widely in clean air trade journals, as well as The Washington Post, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. Early in his career Mr. Smith served as an appellate litigation attorney for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, for which he received two special bonus awards for negotiation and brief-writing in matters involving the utility and coal industries. Mr. Smith also was a founder and acted as managing partner in ESI International from 1981 until April 2003. ESI is a consulting company that employs attorneys, engineers and scientists, and ESI’s primary client base is companies in the air pollution control field. He retired in 2010. Mr. Smith holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in economics from Duke University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also has a J.D. from The University of Michigan Law School.

Richard Swanson

Mr. Richard J. Swanson was Independent Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Mr. Swanson has been an advisor and performance coach to CEOs and business owners in Colorado for 15 years through an affiliation with Vistage International, Inc. (formerly the Executive Committee). Previously he was with Accenture, an international consulting firm, was the CFO of the Denver Regional Transportation District (“DRTD”), a $200 million company, and was the founder and president of Real Estate Associates, Inc. (“REA”), a commercial real estate investment and development company in Denver, Colorado. He has accomplished corporate turnaround projects, has served on a number of private company boards, and from 2007 through 2012 was a director and Audit Committee Chairman of Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of solar technology. He has a B.A. in History from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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