Heath Lovell assumed the duties of Vice President for Public Affairs at Alliance Coal in June of 2017. Before that, he was Vice President of Operations covering Illinois, Indiana, and parts of western Kentucky. He has been with Alliance since 2006 and held several other positions including General Manager of River View Coal, LLC and General Manager of Webster County Coal, LLC.
Lovell was responsible for the development of River View in 2009 with its nine units of operations and initial capital investment of $270 million. Prior to joining Alliance, Lovell was Vice President and Partner of Dodge Hill Mining, LLC. He has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry and holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky.