Stephen D. Williams
Stephen D. Williams, age 59, served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors from March 2016 through December 2022. Mr. Williams served as the interim Chief Executive Officer of Coal Acquisition LLC, the predecessor of Warrior Met Coal, LLC, from November 2015 until March 2016. Mr. Williams has been a consultant at Stephen D. Williams Consulting since July 2015. He has extensive experience working as an executive in the coal industry. From January 2013 to February 2015, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Mechel Bluestone, Inc. Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer of NRI, LLC, where he focused on coal acquisitions, from October 2010 to December 2012, and the Chief Operating Officer of INR Energy, LLC, a coal company, from October 2009 to August 2010. From August 2007 to September 2009, Mr. Williams was the Senior Vice President of North American Coal at Cliffs Natural Resources. Mr. Williams graduated from West Virginia University’s College of Mineral and Energy Resources with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering, and received his Juris Doctor degree from West Virginia University’s College of Law.