Andy Eidson currently serves as interim co-chief executive officer and chief financial officer. He had served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Contura since July 2016. He previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., a position he held from March 2016. His previous roles with Alpha included senior vice president, strategy and business development, and vice president, mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Alpha in July 2010, Mr. Eidson held several financial positions across industry sectors, including at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Eastman Chemical Company, and most recently Penn Virginia Resource Partners, where he led mergers and acquisitions projects for the coal segment and managed the budgeting and planning process. Mr. Eidson holds a bachelor of science degree, cum laude, in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama and a master of business administration degree from Milligan College.