Minerals Refining Company

Management Team


Minerals Refining Company is led by a team of professionals and industry leaders dedicated to improving productivity and reducing waste in coal and minerals processing facilities.

Paul Vining
Chief Executive Officer
Minerals Refining Company
BS in Chemistry from William and Mary, BS and MS in Mineral Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy from Columbia University

James Reyher
Vice President of Operations
Joined MRC in January 2015 after a 37 year career with Hercules/Ashland. Major experience in  operations management, process technology and capital management.  Received Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Dayton and MBA from University of Pittsburgh.

Bill Stotts
Assistant Vice-President of Operations:
Joined MRC in May 2021 after a 37 year career with several coal companies.  Major experience in coal preparation and fine coal recovery. Received Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering from University of Kentucky.

Trey Jones
Project/Operations Manager
Joined MRC full time in February 2019 after receiving both his  Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Mining Engineering from Virginia Tech University. Was employed by MRC as summer intern while completing his degree requirements.

Andrea Glasgow
Corporate Secretary
General Counsel for Evan Energy Investments
B.A. Leadership Studies from University of Richmond; J.D. from Washington and Lee University

Jose A. Mendoza
Chief Accounting Officer of Evan Energy Investments
B.S. Business Administration and MBA from St. Louis University

Dr. Peter Bethell
Coal Preparation Consultant
B.S. Mining Engineering, Ph.D. in fine coal separation from Nottingham University
Executive Program at the Darden Business School at University of Virginia