Joseph W. Craft III

Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Alliance Holdings GP LP

Joseph W. Craft III

Joseph W. Craft III

Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Alliance Holdings GP LP

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Career Highlights

MAPCO, Inc.
Alliance Coal LLC (Oklahoma)
MAPCO Coal, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

1394

Primary Location

Tulsa, OK, United States

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1951

Age

69

Number of Awards

4

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of the Company & MGP at Alliance Holdings GP LP

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Alliance Resource Partners LP

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Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President at Alliance Holdings GP LP

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Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Alliance Resource Partners LP

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Executive Vice President at Alliance Holdings GP LP

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Former Managing Partner at Black & Veatch Corp.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at Sun Co., Inc.

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President at New Gauley Coal Corp.

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EPR Properties

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Executive Vice President at Alliance Holdings GP LP

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Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Alliance Holdings GP LP
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Ambassador to United Nations at United States Department of State

The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established.

Education
Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting

The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being. The University of Kentucky is guided by its core values: Integrity, Excellence, Mutual respect and human dignity, Diversity and inclusion, Academic freedom, Personal and institutional responsibility and accountability, Shared governance, A sense of community, Work-life sensitivity, Civic engagement and Social responsibility.

Senior Executive Program

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

Juris Doctorate

The College of Law is a college of the University of Kentucky. Founded initially from a law program at Transylvania University in 1799, the law program at UK began operations in 1908; it was one of the nation's first public law schools. In 1913, the college became the first in the nation to institute a trial practice program, and is host to the tenth-oldest student-run law review publication in the United States. As noted, the UK College of Law began operations in 1908. It was housed in a structure now known as the Gillis Building from 1927 to 1936. In 1936, the College moved into the newly built Lafferty Hall. Lafferty Hall was named after William T. Lafferty, the first dean of the College of Law. The College of Law again relocated to its current building located on South Limestone in 1965. In 1913, the College began publication of the Kentucky Law Journal. The KLJ is the tenth-oldest student-run law journal in continuous publication in America. In 1925, the College was approved by the American Bar Association and was elected to the Order of the Coif in 1931.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History
Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP) is a limited partnership formed to own and control Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC, the managing general partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP). Alliance Resource Partners is a diversified producer and marketer of coal to major United States utilities and industrial users. ARLP's predecessor company began mining operations in and has since grown through acquisitions and internal development to become the fourth-largest coal producer in the Eastern United States

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current
Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
1999 - Current

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) is a diversified producer and marketer of steam coal to major United States utilities and industrial users. ARLP, the nation's first publicly traded master limited partnership involved in the production and marketing of coal, began mining operations in 1971 and, since then, have grown through acquisitions and internal development to become the third-largest coal producer in the eastern United States. ARLP operates ten mining complexes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and West Virginia, including a new mining complex in West Virginia. ARLP is also constructing a new mine in southern Indiana and is purchasing and funding development of reserves, constructing surface facilities and making equity investments in a new mining complex in southern Illinois. In addition, ARLP operates a coal loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mount Vernon, Indiana.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
1999 - Current
Director
Current
Trustee
Prior

SERVE AS A COMMUNITY FOUNDATION PRIMARILY TO BENEFIT TULSA AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA

Director
2007 - ?

National Mining Association operates as national trade organization of the U.S. mining industry. It represents the interests of mining before Congress, the administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Director
2007 - ?

American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity offers electricity generators, coal producers, railroads, barge operators, and equipment manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1M
2014
$500K - $1M
2013

The University of Tulsa's mission is nurtured and supported by: exceptional faculty, who draw students into the pursuit of knowledge, introducing them to the pleasures and responsibilities of the life of the mind in a challenging world, and who include in their numbers the 1998-99 Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year for all U.S. doctoral and research universities, a national Carnegie Foundation Pew Scholar, a Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year for Oklahoma, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and four Fellows of the Institute for Advanced Study. a humanities-based general curriculum that stimulates scientific, social, and artistic inquiry, while stressing competence in oral and written communication; graduate, professional, and research programs that foster advanced theoretical development, promote professional preparation, enhance the quality of the faculty, and extend the University's international reach; substantial library resources and information technology that support research and classroom learning; a residential campus that fosters a sense of community and integrates curricular and extracurricular life; and abundant opportunities for students to undertake community service, internships, and study abroad; to participate in substantive research, often as early as the freshman year; and to study and reflect in ways that foster intellectual, spiritual, and moral growth. TU's 200-acre campus is located two miles east of downtown Tulsa, a metropolitan city with a population exceeding a half a million people. The city's remarkable cultural, technological, and economic resources nourish the University's mission and enrich its life, just as the University, in turn, enriches the city. In its vibrant urban environment, The University of Tulsa offers a diversity of learning experiences, a balance between career preparation and liberal education, teaching, and research, and endeavors to instill in its students an understanding that stature as an individual and value as a member of society depend upon continual learning

$1M - $5M
2011

The University of Tulsa's mission is nurtured and supported by: exceptional faculty, who draw students into the pursuit of knowledge, introducing them to the pleasures and responsibilities of the life of the mind in a challenging world, and who include in their numbers the 1998-99 Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year for all U.S. doctoral and research universities, a national Carnegie Foundation Pew Scholar, a Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year for Oklahoma, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and four Fellows of the Institute for Advanced Study. a humanities-based general curriculum that stimulates scientific, social, and artistic inquiry, while stressing competence in oral and written communication; graduate, professional, and research programs that foster advanced theoretical development, promote professional preparation, enhance the quality of the faculty, and extend the University's international reach; substantial library resources and information technology that support research and classroom learning; a residential campus that fosters a sense of community and integrates curricular and extracurricular life; and abundant opportunities for students to undertake community service, internships, and study abroad; to participate in substantive research, often as early as the freshman year; and to study and reflect in ways that foster intellectual, spiritual, and moral growth. TU's 200-acre campus is located two miles east of downtown Tulsa, a metropolitan city with a population exceeding a half a million people. The city's remarkable cultural, technological, and economic resources nourish the University's mission and enrich its life, just as the University, in turn, enriches the city. In its vibrant urban environment, The University of Tulsa offers a diversity of learning experiences, a balance between career preparation and liberal education, teaching, and research, and endeavors to instill in its students an understanding that stature as an individual and value as a member of society depend upon continual learning

Political Donations
$5,400
2015

Senator from North Carolina

$2,700
2015

Senator at Office of the Senator from Oklahoma, James Lankford

$2,600
2014

Senator at Office of the Senator from Oklahoma, James Lankford

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Awards & Honors
Rank #913
2012
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #331
2011
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Rank #651
2011
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
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