Contura Energy Selects TCG for Director of HR Search

BRISTOL, TN – Contura Energy has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Director of Human Resources search. Vice President and Managing Partner, Jacob Humbert, Recruiting Manager, Ayla Davis, and Operations Manager, Matt Duda will be leading the search.

Contura Energy is a Tennessee-based coal supplier with affiliate mining operations across major coal basins in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. With customers across the globe, high-quality reserves and significant port capacity, Contura Energy reliably supplies both metallurgical coal to produce steel and thermal coal to generate power. With 12 prep plants, 32 active mines, and over 4,450 employees worldwide, Contura Energy sold 17.6 million tons of coal in 2018.

The Director of Human Resources will work with the Vice President of Human Resources and other members of the management team to build and manage the companies overall Human Resources functions. This position oversees policies covering employment, daily payroll reporting, hourly and salary compensation, benefits, performance, company procedures and policies, and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

“The Christopher Group is thrilled to be partnering with Contura Energy as they continue to build an industry-leading HR organization. The team at Contura conveys a spectacular narrative of coupling vast business/sector expansion while maintaining the collaborative culture and values that have led them to be a top place to work. This role will continue to push the brand and culture forward into their exciting future, and we are privileged to be a part of it,” said VP and Managing Partner, Jacob Humbert.

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized organization, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all TCG searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates! With a client list that includes some of the world’s most respected companies across all industries and verticals, they are frequently asked, “What makes TCG so different and successful?”

“Our Technology, Systems, Tools, Processes, and HR Experienced Team provide a most precise and highly efficient service delivery model,” responds TCG founder & CEO, Tom Christopher. TCG conducts targeted searches of high performing/passive candidates, sourced from client requested companies/industries, all while completing extensive assessments and vetting to ensure an optimal fit. From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, scientific, and stress-eliminating executive search services to ensure the very best search experience.  In an industry-leading move, TCG backs all their work with full performance guarantees, in writing!