J. Scott Kreutzer
J. Scott Kreutzer has served as executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Contura since August 2019. He previously served as chief operating officer from January 2018 and as senior vice president, land and environmental affairs from July 2016. Prior to that position, Mr. Kreutzer served in a number of roles at Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., most recently senior vice president, land and gas, a position he held from December 2015.
Prior to joining Alpha in 2011, Mr. Kreutzer served in several legal practice positions supporting the coal industry, and more recently with TECO Coal Corporation, where he managed and oversaw activities related to lease compliance, geology, land acquisition, royalties, and third-party service contracts. Mr. Kreutzer holds a bachelor of arts degree from Transylvania University and earned his law degree, cum laude, from Northern Kentucky University.