Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

Patrick J. Bartels, Jr / DIRECTOR
Patrick J. Bartels is a managing principal at Monarch Alternative Capital LP, which focuses on investing in stressed and distressed companies across various industries and geographies. He has served as a director of WCI Communities, Inc. since 2009. Prior to joining Monarch in 2002, Mr. Bartels was a high-yield investments analyst at Invesco. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Bartels holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, with a concentration in finance, from Bucknell University.
James N. Chapman / CHAIRMAN
James N. Chapman brings more than 30 years of investment banking experience across a wide range of industries, including metals and mining, energy, and natural resources, as well as significant experience as a capital markets and strategic planning consultant. Since 2004, Chapman has served as a non-executive Advisory Director of SkyWorks Capital, LLC, an aviation and aerospace management consulting services company. Mr. Chapman received an MBA with distinction from Dartmouth College and was elected as an Edward Tuck Scholar. He holds a bachelor’s degree, with distinction, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, in addition to being a Rufus Choate Scholar.
John W. Eaves is Arch’s chief executive officer and has served as a member of its board of directors since 2006. He has more than 30 years of experience in the coal industry and during his tenure with the company, he has held the positions of president and chief operating officer; senior vice president of marketing; and vice president of marketing and president of Arch Coal Sales, the company’s marketing subsidiary. Mr. Eaves joined the corporation in 1987 after serving in various marketing-related positions at Diamond Shamrock Coal Company and Natomas Coal Company. He serves on the boards of the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Mining Association. He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University, and he holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky.
Sherman K. Edmiston III / DIRECTOR
Sherman K. Edmiston III has more than 20 years of experience working with companies undergoing major transitions as a principal investor, investment banker and advisor. He recently served as chief restructuring officer of Xinergy, Ltd., a Central Appalachian producer of thermal and metallurgical coal. Edmiston has served on a number of boards during his career and previously served as a member of the board of JL French Automotive Castings, Inc. Mr. Edmiston holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in mechanical engineering and a MBA from the University of Michigan.
Patrick A. Kriegshauser / DIRECTOR
Patrick A. Kriegshauser serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer and as a principal owner of Sachs Electric Company, a leading specialty electrical and design firm. He has considerable experience in the coal and energy industries, including a 15-year career at Arch, during which he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer. In addition, he served on the board of directors of Walter Energy for 10 years. Pat is a certified public accountant. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri in accounting and a MBA from Southern Illinois University.
Richard A. Navarre / DIRECTOR
Richard A. Navarre is an accomplished senior executive with more than 30 years of diverse international business and financial experience, including as president of Peabody Energy. In his 19 years with Peabody, Navarre had executive responsibility for virtually all areas of the company. During his tenure, Peabody’s market cap grew from $480 million to more than $20 billion. He currently is a director on the boards of two publicly listed NYSE companies. Rick is a certified public accountant, and he holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University in accounting.
Scott D. Vogel / DIRECTOR
Scott D. Vogel is a partner at Vogel Partners LP, a private investment firm, after serving as managing director at Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP. During his 14-year tenure at Davidson Kempner, Vogel invested in a diverse set of industries, including industrials and industrial services, business services, transportation, and metals and mining. Previously, Vogel worked at MFP Investors, investing in special situations and turnaround opportunities for the private investment firm of Michael F. Price, and at Chase Securities. Vogel has served on numerous boards during his career and is currently a member of the board of Merrill Corp. Mr.Vogel received a MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Washington University.

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