Jeffery W. Allen


  • Senior Vice President, Acquisitions, Development, Metallurgical Coal


  • Joined the Company in 2001
  • Responsible for sourcing, evaluating natural resource acquisitions, development of natural resource properties and management of the Metallurgical Coal division
  • More than 25 years experience in the natural resource industry. Extensive experience acquiring diversified natural resource properties, developing and managing coal mining operations
  • Prior experience includes operational management roles for various subsidiaries of Peabody Energy as well as Jersey Minere Zinc


  • BS, Geology/Hydrology, Western Kentucky University


  • Professional Certification: Lead Auditor of Quality Systems, WV Surface Construction Supervisor, WV Surface Mine Foreman
  • Member, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
  • Director, West Virginia Land and Mineral Owners Association
  • Director, West Virginia Land Stewardship Corporation (appointed by West Virginia governor)
  • Director, West Virginia Coal Association


  • Married, resides in Hurricane, West Virginia
  • Interests include boating, wing shooting and sport fishing