People: Alliance Holdings GP LP (AHGP.O)

AHGP.O on Nasdaq

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29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Craft

63 2005 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of General Partner

Brian Cantrell

54 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of General Partner

R. Eberley Davis

56 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of General Partner

Robert Sachse

65 Executive Vice President - Marketing of Managing General Partner

Charles Wesley

59 2009 Executive Vice President of Managing General Partner

Thomas Wynne

57 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Managing General Partner

Thomas Davidson

77 2006 Independent Director of General Partner

Robert Druten

67 2007 Independent Director of General Partner

Michael Hall

69 2006 Independent Director of General Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Craft

Mr. Joseph W. Craft III., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Alliance GP, LLC., the General Partner of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., since November 2005. Mr. Craft has majority ownership of MGP, ARLP's managing general partner, and owns indirectly ARLP's special general partner and the general partner. Mr. Craft has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of MGP since 1999. Previously Mr. Craft served as President of MAPCO Coal Inc. since 1986. During that period, he also was Senior Vice President of MAPCO Inc. and had previously been that company's General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer. He is a former Chairman of the National Coal Council, a Board Member of the National Mining Association, a Director of American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, and a Director of BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) since April of 2007. Mr. Craft holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Kentucky. Mr. Craft also is a graduate of the Senior Executive Program of the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Brian Cantrell

Mr. Brian L. Cantrell is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Alliance GP, LLC., the General Partner of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., since November 2005. Mr. Cantrell also has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MGP, the general partner of ARLP, since October 2003. Prior to his current position, Mr. Cantrell was President of AFN Communications, LLC from November 2001 to October 2003 where he had previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer after joining AFN in September 2000. Mr. Cantrell's previous positions include Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Director with Brighton Energy, LLC from August 1997 to September 2000; Vice President—Finance of KCS Medallion Resources, Inc.; and Vice President—Finance, Secretary and Treasurer of Intercoast Oil and Gas Company. Mr. Cantrell is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Masters of Accountancy and Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma.

R. Eberley Davis

Mr. R. Eberley Davis is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Alliance GP, LLC., the General Partner of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., since February 12, 2007. Mr. Davis also serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of MGP, the managing general partner of ARLP. Mr. Davis has over 25 years experience in the coal and energy industries. From 2003 to February 2007, Mr. Davis practiced law in the Lexington, Kentucky office of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC. Prior to joining Stoll Keenon Ogden, Mr. Davis was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Massey Energy Company for one year. Mr. Davis also served in various positions, including Vice President and General Counsel, for Lodestar Energy, Inc. from 1993 to 2002. Mr. Davis is an alumnus of the University of Kentucky, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and his Juris Doctorate degree. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Kentucky. Mr. Davis is a Trustee of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation, and a member of the American, Kentucky and Fayette County Bar Associations.

Robert Sachse

Mr. Robert G. Sachse is Executive Vice President - Marketing of Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC., the Managing General Partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. He has been Executive Vice President of MGP since August 2000. Effective November 1, 2006, Mr. Sachse assumed responsibility for the coal marketing, sales and transportation functions. Mr. Sachse was also Vice Chairman of ARLP's managing general partner from August 2000 to January 2007. Mr. Sachse was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of MAPCO Inc. from 1996 to 1998 when MAPCO merged with The Williams Companies. Following the merger, Mr. Sachse had a two year non-compete consulting agreement with The Williams Companies. Mr. Sachse held various positions while with MAPCO Coal Inc. from 1982 to 1991, and was promoted to President of MAPCO Natural Gas Liquids in 1992. Mr. Sachse holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Trinity University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Tulsa.

Charles Wesley

Mr. Charles R. Wesley is Executive Vice President of Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC., the Managing General Partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. He became a Director of MGP in January 2009 and has been Executive Vice President of MGP since March 2009. Mr. Wesley has served in a variety of capacities since joining the company in 1974, including as Senior Vice President—Operations from August 1996 through February 2009. Mr. Wesley is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Coal Association and also has served the industry as past President of the West Kentucky Mining Institute and National Mine Rescue Association Post 11, and as a director of the Kentucky Mining Institute. Mr. Wesley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Kentucky.

Thomas Wynne

Mr. Thomas M. Wynne is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC., the Managing General Partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P., since March 1, 2009. Mr. Wynne joined the company in 1981 as a mining engineer and has held a variety of positions with the company prior to his appointment in July 1998 as Vice President—Operations. Mr. Wynne has served the coal industry on the National Executive Committee for National Mine Rescue and previously as a member of the Coal Safety Committee for the National Mining Association. Mr. Wynne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters of Business Administration degree from West Virginia University.

Thomas Davidson

Mr. Thomas M. Davidson, Sr., is an Independent Director of Alliance GP, LLC., the General Partner of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., since March 2006. Mr. Davidson is Chairman of the Conflicts Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. In 1999, Mr. Davidson founded Davidson Capital Group, a niche investment bank headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area and engaged primarily in assisting enterprises in merger and acquisition, financing, and other growth initiatives. Mr. Davidson is the President and Senior Managing Director of Davidson Capital Group and has served in such capacity since 1999. From 1986 to 1989, Mr. Davidson was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of The Peter Kiewit Companies, a coal mining and construction company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. From 1982 to 1985, Mr. Davidson was a senior law partner in the corporate group in Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld in Washington, D.C. From 1977 to 1982, Mr. Davidson was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of MAPCO Inc., a diversified oil and gas and coal company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and a former parent of ARLP's predecessors. From 1974 to 1977, Mr. Davidson was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Mesa Petroleum Corporation, an oil and gas exploration company headquartered in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Davidson holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science from Williams College and a Juris Doctorate degree from Duke University.

Robert Druten

Mr. Robert J. Druten is an Independent Director of Alliance GP, LLC., the General Partner of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., since January 8, 2007. Mr. Druten is a member of the Audit and Conflicts Committees. From September 1994 until his retirement in August 2006, Mr. Druten served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hallmark Cards, Inc. Mr. Druten holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Kansas University as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Rockhurst University. Mr. Druten currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc. (NYSE: KSU), a transportation and financial services company, and is Chairman of its audit and finance committees. Mr. Druten is also a Trustee and Chairman of the Board of Entertainment Properties Trust (NYSE: EPR), a real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition of movie theatre complexes and other entertainment related properties, and is a member of its compensation, finance and governance committees. Mr. Druten previously served as a director of American Italian Pasta, from 2007 until it was acquired by Ralcorp Holdings in July, 2010, where he was the Chair of the Audit Committee and also served on the Compensation Committee.

Michael Hall

Mr. Michael J. Hall is an Independent Director of Alliance GP, LLC., the General Partner of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., sinceMarch 2006. Mr. Hall is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Since March 2003, Mr. Hall has also been a Director of MGP, the managing general partner of ARLP. He is currently Chairman of MGP's Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Hall is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Matrix Service Company ("Matrix") (NASDAQ: MTRX). Previously, Mr. Hall served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Matrix from March 2005 until he retired in November 2006. Mr. Hall also served as Vice President—Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Matrix from September 1998 to May 2004. Mr. Hall became a Director of Matrix in October 1998, and was elected Chairman of its Board in November 2006. Matrix is a company which provides general industrial construction and repair and maintenance services principally to the petroleum, petrochemical, power, bulk storage terminal, pipeline and industrial gas industries. Prior to working for Matrix, Mr. Hall was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pexco Holdings, Inc., Vice President—Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Worldwide Sports & Recreation, Inc., an affiliated company of Pexco, and worked for T.D. Williamson, Inc., as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, and Director of Operations—Europe, Africa and Middle East Region. Mr. Hall was a member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: IESC) and served in that capacity from May 2006 to February 2011, and was a member of its audit, compensation and nominating/governance committees. Mr. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Boston College and a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Joseph Craft

707,154

Brian Cantrell

1,162,560

R. Eberley Davis

1,304,140

Robert Sachse

1,471,540

Charles Wesley

644,316

Thomas Wynne

1,484,610

Thomas Davidson

--

Robert Druten

1,108,830

Michael Hall

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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