Kevin S. Crutchfield is the chief executive officer of Contura Energy, Inc., a private Tennessee-based company with affiliate mining operations across multiple major coal basins in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Mr. Crutchfield is a 30-year veteran of the coal industry with technical, operating and executive management experience. He held the titles of both chairman and chief executive officer of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. from May 2012 to July 2016. He previously served as executive vice president, president and director at Alpha, having been with the company since its formation in 2003.
Prior roles included president of Coastal Coal Co., LLC, vice president of El Paso Corp., president and CEO of AMVEST Minerals Corp., and president of the parent company, AMVEST Corp.
Earlier in his career, Crutchfield held senior management positions at Pittston Coal Co. and Cyprus Amax Coal Co.