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.


President & CEO, Minerals Refining Company. Paul has had a long and highly successful career, serving as CEO of The Cline Group, White Oak Resources, and Magnum Coal Co., and President of Alpha Natural Resources and Patriot Coal. Paul received his M.S. and B.S. in Extractive Metallurgy and Mineral Engineering from Columbia University Henry Krumb School of Mines and his B.S. degree in Chemistry from William & Mary.


VP of Operations. Jim joined MRC as the Director of Capital Projects in 2015. He oversees the construction and operation of the Company’s Warrior Met project. Jim joined MRC from Ashland Chemical. Jim was previously with Hercules for 30 years. Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Dayton, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh.


Assistant VP Operations. Bill joined MRC in May 2021 after a 37-year mining career. Bill brings experience in coal preparation and fine coal recovery. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering from University of Kentucky.


Project Manager. Trey joined MRC in 2017 as a process engineer focusing on the design of the commercial process and the development of the mobile HHS unit and the copper recovery process. Trey received his Master’s Degree and B.S. in Mining Engineering from Virginia Tech.


Vice President and General Counsel, Massey, LC. Andrea has served as Corporate Secretary of MRC since its formation in 2012 and is also Vice President and General Counsel of Massey, LC. Prior to joining Massey, Andrea was an associate at McGuireWoods LLP. Andrea has a B.A. from the University of Richmond and a J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law.


Treasurer, Chief Accounting Officer of Massey, LC. B.S. Business Administration and MBA from St. Louis University.


VP of Business Development and General Counsel. Jay began working as a consultant for MRC in 2019. Jay’s focuses on capital sourcing, business development, and legal matters. He continues to serve as the Managing Partner of T.J. Moore, PLC. Jay was a partner at Hunton, Andrews Kurth LLP for over 25 years. He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. / M.B.A. from the University of Virginia.