Fritz Henderson is Chairman, President and CEO of SunCoke Energy Partners GP LLC, the general partner of SunCoke Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXCP), as well as the Chairman, President and CEO of SXCP’s sponsor, SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SXC).Prior to joining SunCoke, Henderson served in several leadership positions at General Motors, including COO, CFO and President and CEO. During his tenure as CEO he stabilized operations, reorganized management and developed a restructuring plan that contributed to GM’s emerging from U.S. bankruptcy in 2009 in an unprecedented 40-day period. He began his career with the global automaker in 1984 in its corporate treasury office. Henderson serves on the Board of Directors of Marriott International and is a trustee of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He is also a member of The Commercial Club of Chicago and The Economic Club of Chicago. Henderson received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Katherine Gates joined SunCoke in February 2013 as Senior Health, Environment and Safety (HES) Counsel. She was promoted to Vice President and Assistant General Counsel in July 2014. Ms. Gates began her legal career in private practice as a partner at Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., where she served on the firm’s Management Committee. During her tenure at the firm, Ms. Gates worked with SunCoke for approximately two years in a secondment arrangement prior to joining the Company.
Ms. Gates received a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York-College at Geneseo. She also clerked for the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Mike Hardesty is Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations, Business Development, Terminals and International Coke of our general partner, SunCoke Energy Partners GP LLC. He is also Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations, Business Development, Terminals and International Coke of our sponsor, SunCoke Energy, Inc. Mr. Hardesty joined SunCoke in September 2011 bringing with him more than 30 years of mining industry experience. Prior to joining SunCoke, he served as Senior Vice President for International Coal Group, Inc. (ICG). Prior to ICG, Mr. Hardesty served as Vice President of Commercial Optimization at Arch Coal.
C. Scott Hobbs is a director of the general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. a master limited partnership, and a managing member of Energy Capital Advisors, LLC. He is involved in providing consulting and advisory services to clients evaluating major projects, acquisitions and divestitures principally involving oil and gas pipelines and storage facilities, processing plants, power plants and gas distribution assets. He also has extensive knowledge in auditing, compensation and governance. Mr. Hobbs has held several key management positions for both private and public companies in the oil, gas, and energy industries.
Wayne L. Moore serves on the board of directors of Madison Capital Partners, EPay Systems and Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Mr. Moore is also on the board of trustees of Rush University Medical Center. He has held various senior roles at Goldman Sachs & Co. including managing director, partner, and head of the investment banking operations in Germany before retiring in 2008. Mr. Moore specializes in advising on mergers and acquisitions. He also has knowledge in the design of fired heaters and heat exchange equipment.
Nancy M. Snyder is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Penn Virginia Corporation. She has previously held executive positions with two publicly traded partnerships, Penn Virginia Resource Partners and Penn Virginia GP Holdings, which were affiliated with Penn Virginia Corporation until 2010, and served on the board of directors of the general partner of each of those partnerships. Prior to joining Penn Virginia, Ms. Snyder maintained a private legal practice specializing in acquisitions and dispositions, commercial loans, commercial leases and general corporate matters and served as general counsel to Nan Duskin, Inc.
Fay West is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SunCoke Energy Partners GP LLC, the general partner of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SXCP). She is also Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SXCP’s sponsor, SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SXC). Before joining SunCoke in 2011, West was Assistant Controller at United Continental Holdings, Inc. Prior to that role, she served as in several leadership roles at PepsiAmericas, Inc., including Vice President of Accounting and Financial Reporting, and Director of Financial Reporting. Prior to joining PepsiAmericas, Inc., West was Vice President and Controller of GATX Rail Company.West is a certified public accountant (CPA) and received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from DePaul University.