Jimmy A. Brock
President and Chief Executive Officer
James A. Brock serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of CONSOL Energy, and has served as a member of CONSOL Energy’s Board since November 2017. He currently serves as a member of our Board’s Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. Mr. Brock previously served as the Chief Operating Officer - Coal of CNX Resources Corporation (CNX) from December 10, 2010 until November 28, 2017, when CONSOL Energy separated from CNX. Mr. Brock also currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP, a position he has held since March 16, 2015. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President - Northern Appalachia - West Virginia Operations of CNX from 2007 to 2010, and as Vice President - Operations of CNX from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Brock began his career with CNX 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. With a career in coal spanning five decades, we believe Mr. Brock’s extensive knowledge of our industry and our operations gained during his years of service across CNX and CONSOL Energy provides our Board with valuable experience.
Chief Financial Officer
Mitesh Thakkar serves as the Chief Financial Officer of CONSOL Energy. Immediately prior to this role, Mr. Thakkar was appointed interim Chief Financial Officer in January 2020. Additionally, he served as Director of Finance and Investor Relations of CEIX and CONSOL Coal Resources LP (“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.
Senior Vice President – Strategy
Dan was appointed Senior Vice President – Strategy for CONSOL Energy Inc. in October 2020, after serving as its Vice President – Business Development & Technology from July 2018 through September 2020. In his current position, Dan is focused on developing and executing CONSOL’s growth strategy and advancing the company’s initiatives to create value through the application of new technologies. He also has overall responsibility for the company's sales and marketing and business development efforts and for the CONSOL Marine Terminal in the Port of Baltimore and the Itmann Mine project in West Virginia. Prior to these roles, Dan spent about 15 years working in CONSOL’s Research & Development, Marketing, and Strategy & Engineering groups, where he focused on the development and economic analysis of advanced power generation and environmental control technologies, technical marketing for thermal and metallurgical coal customers, energy market analysis, strategic planning, new market development, and major transactions. Dan earned his B.S. in chemical engineering, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, and he has authored or co-authored more than 50 publications and presentations on topics related to coal, energy, and the environment.
Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Rothka has served as Chief Accounting Officer of CONSOL Energy since November 22, 2017. Mr. Rothka also serves as the Chief Accounting Officer of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP, a position he has held since August 2, 2017. Prior to his appointment as the Chief Accounting Officer of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP and beginning in July 2015, Mr. Rothka served as the Controller of the general partner. Mr. Rothka joined the Accounting Department of CNX in September 2005, where he served in positions of increasing responsibility, and was promoted to Senior Manager in February 2012, a position he served in until July 2015. Prior to joining CNX, Mr. Rothka began his professional career at the accounting firm of Aronson LLC, where he served from September 1999 to November 2002, before joining Deloitte & Touche from November 2002 to September 2005, where he held several positions of increasing responsibility in the audit and assurance groups.
Kurt R. Salvatori
Chief Administrative Officer
Kurt R. Salvatori serves as Chief Administrative Officer of CONSOL Energy. Mr. Salvatori has also served as Vice President - Administration of CONSOL Pennsylvania Coal Company since January 1, 2017. Previously, Mr. Salvatori served as Vice President Shared Services for CNX from 2016 to January 2017, and prior to that as Vice President Human Resources for CNX from September 2011 to June 2016. Mr. Salvatori joined CNX in April 1992 and held numerous positions at CNX and CNX Gas Corporation, including as Director of Human Resources, Manager of Human Resources and Supervisor of Retirement and Investment Plans from April 2002 to January 2005.
Eric V. Schubel
Senior Vice President of Operations
Eric V. Schubel serves as Senior Vice President of Operations of CONSOL Energy. In this position, Mr. Schubel oversees the Pennsylvania Mining Complex inclusive of our Bailey, Enlow Fork and Harvey mines and Central Preparation Plant. Prior to this role, he served as General Superintendent at various mining operations for the company, most recently at Bailey Mine. Mr. Schubel has 34 years of experience in the industry, all of those with CONSOL.
Martha A. Wiegand
General Counsel and Secretary
Martha A. Wiegand serves as General Counsel and Secretary of CONSOL Energy. Ms. Wiegand has also served as General Counsel and Secretary of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP since March 2015. Ms. Wiegand joined the legal department of CNX in December 2008 as Senior Counsel and was promoted to Associate General Counsel of CNX effective in 2012, where she was 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 CNX, 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 is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation.