300 Liperote Way, London, KY 40741

Our Team

John Liperote, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. John Liperote joined B&W as Chief Executive Officer in August 2008 and has over 30 years of experience in the coal industry. Prior to joining B&W, Mr. John Liperote also served as President of Darmac Coal Inc. and was the former director of underground operations at Darmac Associates Inc.

Richard Liperote, President

Mr. Richard Liperote joined B&W as President in August 2008 and has over 15 years of experience in the coal industry. Prior to becoming President of B&W, Mr. Richard Liperote held the position of director (Coal Sales and Acquisitions) at B&W. Mr. Richard Liperote previously also served as Vice President of Liperote Coal Sales.

Thomas Liperote, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Thomas Liperote joined B&W as director of surface operations in 2008 and has over 25 years of experience in the coal industry. Prior to joining B&W, Mr. Thomas Liperote also served as Vice President of Darmac Coal Inc. and was the former director of surface operations at Darmac Associates Inc.

Scott Warren, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Warren joined B&W as Controller in 2004 and has over 20 years of experience in the coal industry.  Prior to joining B&W, Mr. Warren served as Controller for BLC Properties, LLC (a coal land & mineral holding company) from 2001 until 2004. From 1999 until 2001, Mr. Warren was a financial accountant at BAE Systems, NA (a publicly held global defense company). Prior to working at BAE Systems, NA, Mr. Warren worked for 10 years at Manalapan Mining Company, Inc. Mr. Warren obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business from Union College in 1988 and his MBA from Lincoln Memorial University in 1997.