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Brian Cantrell

Brian Cantrell

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Alliance Resource Partners LP

Tulsa, OK

Brian was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq: ARLP) in October 2003.  Mr. Cantrell also has served the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (Nasdaq: AHGP), the general partner of ARLP, since November 2005 in conjunction with AHGP’s initial public offering.  Prior to joining Alliance, he was president of a telecommunications fiber optic network provider, AFN Communications, LLC where he had previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Mr. Cantrell also previously held positions with several oil and gas exploration and development companies including Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Director with Brighton Energy, LLC; Vice President – Finance of KCS Medallion Resources, Inc.; and Vice President – Finance, Secretary and Treasurer of Intercoast Oil and Gas Company.  Mr. Cantrell is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma.

Mr. Cantrell serves on the board of the American Diabetes Association – Eastern Oklahoma region and has chaired the Concours for the Cure primary regional fundraiser.  He also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma.  Brian is an active member of First United Methodist Church – Tulsa, currently serving as chairman of the Administrative Board and member of the Executive, Finance and Personnel committees.  In addition to other past civic activities, Brian was a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization from 2002 – 2010.

Brian and Daryl Cantrell have been married 30 years and have a son, Blake, and a daughter, Hayden.