Jack L. Toombs III

Senior Director of Engineering

As Senior Director of Engineering, Jack is responsible for the engineering, permitting, geology, land management, and acquisitions for United Coal.

Jack started his career with Peabody Energy in their management trainee program. Soon after, he joined United Coal as a Mine Engineer. While with United Coal, Jack held positions of Chief Engineer at the Carter Roag and Affinity subsidiaries. During this time he obtained his P.E. and spent time on the Mine Rescue team. Jack left United Coal to pursue an opportunity with Coronado Global Resources. While with Coronado, Jack held the position of Chief Engineer and worked on various acquisitions, helping the company to grow from a single division to a publicly traded company on the Australian exchange. In 2019, Jack rejoined the United Coal team as Assistant Director of Engineering for West Virginia and later promoted to General Manager of Carter Roag. As General Manager, Jack helped improved safety, increase production, and reduce cost. In January of 2021, Jack assumed the role of Senior Director of Engineering for United Coal.

Jack is a licensed professional engineer in West Virginia, holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from West Virginia University, and a MBA and M.S. in Strategic Management from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

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