Charles R. Wesley, IV

President & CEO

Mr. Wesley has served as President of Thoroughbred Resources, L.P.  since December 2014 and CEO since September 2016. He developed the RAM Terminal site located in Louisiana and served on its board until its merger into Thoroughbred. 

Mr. Wesley served as chief planning and commercial officer of Ramaco Resources and, prior to joining Thoroughbred, senior counsel at Level 3 Communications, where he was also responsible for the operation and ultimate disposition of the company’s coal mining operations. Prior to Level 3, he worked at the law firms of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and Strasburger & Price, focusing on international energy transactions. He began his career with a coal company as a mine engineer.

He is an active private investor in natural resources, financial technology and craft brewing and is a board member across multiple industries and philanthropic organizations. 

Mr. Wesley holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.