Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Deckard has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Fairmount Santrol since 2013. Previously, Ms. Deckard served as President from January 2011 until May 2013, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 until 2011, Corporate Controller from 1996 to 1999, and Accounting Manager from 1994 until 1996. Ms. Deckard serves on the Board of Directors for RPM International, Inc. (NYSE:RPM). Ms. Deckard received a B.S. from the University of Tulsa, her C.P.A. certification from the State of Missouri and M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University. Deckard serves on the boards of the Cleveland Foundation, the Chardon Healing Fund, and the First Tee of Cleveland. She also serves on the Case Western Weatherhead School of Management’s Visiting Committee.
EVP, Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Clancey has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at Fairmount Santrol since 2015. In this role, he has responsibility for Domestic and International Sales into the Proppant and Industrial & Recreational (I&R) channels as well as leadership for Supply Chain and Logistics. Previously, Mr. Clancey served as Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and I&R sales since 2011, Vice President of Sales for I&R from 2002 to 2011, and General Sales Manager for the Fairmount Santrol’s TechniSand resin-coated foundry division from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Clancey received a B.S. from Kent State University and M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
EVP, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Jones has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Unimin since 2015 and has been a member of the Unimin Board since 2015. He has also served as Group Chief Operating Officer of Sibelco since 2016. Mr. Jones has been with Sibelco or its affiliates since 2000. He was Managing Director of Sibelco Australia Limited from 2006 to 2014 and Executive General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of Sibelco Australia Limited from 2000 to 2006. Prior to joining Unimin, Mr. Jones was Executive General Manager at Commercial Minerals from 1997 to 2000 and Managing Director at Envirotech Australia from 1992 to 1997. Mr. Jones received a B.E. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of New South Wales.
EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Eich has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Unimin since June 2016 and has been a member of the Unimin Board since January 2016. From 2012 to June 2016, Mr. Eich was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance & Development and Treasury of Unimin. From 2004 to 2012, Mr. Eich served in a variety of roles at Aetos Capital, an Asia-focused real estate private equity firm, including roles in M&A, portfolio management, corporate finance and investor relations. Mr. Eich started his career at KPMG LLP in New York, where he worked from 2002 to 2004 in KPMG’s assurance practice. Mr. Eich received a B.A. in Management Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University. Mr. Eich is a CPA (inactive) and CFA charter holder.
EVP, Chief Administrative Officer
Mr. Richardson has served as Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer at Fairmount Santrol since 2015. In this capacity, he provides leadership for the company’s Human Resources, Information Technology, Risk Management, Sustainable Development and Internal Communications functions. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Richardson was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the Global Finishes Group of The Sherwin-Williams Company. Mr. Richardson received a B.A. in Finance from Baldwin-Wallace College and M.B.A. from The Ohio State University. Mr. Richardson serves on the National Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association, where he is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee. Locally, he serves on the Board of Directors for United Way of Greater Cleveland, where he is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Human Resources Committee.