STEPHEN G. BARKER, President and CEO
Mr. Barker has served as the President, CEO, and General Counsel for Kentucky River Properties LLC, Liberty Land, LLC, Freedom Energy, LLC, Timberlands, LLC and KRCC Oil and Gas, LLC, since 2017. Mr. Barker joined Kentucky River Coal Corporation in 1986 and served as a staff attorney and Assistant General counsel until 2010, at which time he was promoted to Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Barker has a B.S Degree in Forestry from the University of Kentucky and a J.D. Degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Mr. Barker is an officer and member of the Executive Committee of the National Council of Coal Lessors in Washington, DC, and is a member of the American Bar Association and Kentucky Bar Association. Mr. Barker is also a member of the Society of American Foresters and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
STANTON (STAN) L. CAVE, ESQ., General Counsel
After representing Kentucky River Properties LLC as outside counsel for over 25 years, Mr. Cave joined the Company’s Senior Management as General Counsel in 2021. Mr. Cave earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Kentucky. Before joining the Company, Mr. Cave owned his own Law Office which focused on the energy sector. He represented land companies, coal operators, utilities, investment companies, and banks in transactional matters, as well as, in litigation in state and federal courts. Mr. Cave has lobbied the Kentucky Legislature and has successfully litigated several public policy cases in the Kentucky Supreme Court. Mr. Cave served as Kentucky State Budget Director, a Chief of Staff for a Kentucky Governor, and a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives where he was selected as a National Republican Legislator of the Year.
SANDRA L. DUNCAN, CPA, Secretary, Treasurer and VP of Finance and Corporate Operations
Ms. Duncan has served as the Secretary, Treasurer and Vice President of Finance and Corporate Operations of Kentucky River Properties LLC and its subsidiaries since 2019. Ms. Duncan previously served as Assistant Secretary since 2017 and Assistant Treasurer since 2002 of Kentucky River Properties LLC and its subsidiaries and Assistant Treasurer of Kentucky River Coal Corporation (KRCC) since 2001. Ms. Duncan has a B.A. in Business Administration – Accounting from Transylvania University. Prior to joining KRCC in 1999, Ms. Duncan work as a certified public accountant in the construction equipment and coal reclamation insurance industries as well as in public accounting.
CHUCK MULLINS, PE, LS, Chief Engineer and Assistant Secretary
Mr. Mullins has served as Chief Engineer of Kentucky River Properties since 2015 and serves as the Chief Engineer for Liberty Land, LLC, Freedom Energy, LLC, Timberlands, LLC and KRCC Oil and Gas, LLC. Mr. Mullins previously served KRP as Assistant Chief Engineer since 2002. Prior to this, Mr. Mullins held several positions with Kentucky River Coal Corporation, including Project Engineer, IT Manager, and Land Surveying Crew Chief. Prior to joining KRCC, Mr. Mullins was a student at the University of Kentucky where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
DAVID ANGELUCCI, CPA/ABV, VP of Finance and Corporate Development
Mr. Angelucci has served as the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development for Kentucky River Properties LLC and its subsidiaries since 2019. Mr. Angelucci has a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University. Prior to joining KRP in 2019, Mr. Angelucci worked as a certified public accountant in assurance and business valuation from 2006 to 2019.