Elizabeth A. Fessenden

Elizabeth A. Fessenden has served as director since February 2021. Ms. Fessenden is a strategic leader with demonstrated success in profit and loss management from over twenty-five years as a senior executive with Fortune 100 global industrial manufacturing company, Alcoa Inc, and private equity firm American Capital. At American Capital, Ms. Fessenden served as principal, operations team, and at Alcoa Inc, she most recently served as president, flexible packaging. Prior to that role, she served as president, primary metals allied businesses; director, executive staffing and leadership development; and smelting plant manager. Ms. Fessenden has extensive experience as a board director and leader for public and private companies including experience as chair of compensation, governance, audit, and CEO search committees. She currently serves as an independent director on a number of boards, including at Fluence Energy since October 2021, Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation since August 2017 and Plan International USA since November 2017. She holds a master of business administration degree, master’s degree in systems engineering, and bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Clarkson University.


Alpha Metallurgical Resources affiliates operate both underground and surface mining complexes across Central Appalachia.