Andy Eidson has served as chief executive officer and director since January 2023. He previously served as president from August 2022 and as president and chief financial officer since December 2020. He also served as executive vice president and chief financial officer from July 2016 and as interim co-chief executive officer for Contura Energy from May 2019 through July 2019. Mr. Eidson previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., a position he held from March 2016. His previous roles with Alpha included senior vice president, strategy and business development, and vice president, mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Alpha in July 2010, Mr. Eidson held several financial positions across industry sectors, including at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Eastman Chemical Company, and most recently Penn Virginia Resource Partners, where he led mergers and acquisitions projects for the coal segment and managed the budgeting and planning process. Mr. Eidson holds a bachelor of science degree, cum laude, in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama and a master of business administration degree from Milligan College.