David Schwedel, Executive Director
David Schwedel is the Founder and CEO of Gables Energy Partners. Mr. Schwedel has a demonstrable career in building businesses and creating shareholder value for more than 25 years. He has a depth of experience in complex cross-border financing, project financing, and global capital markets. Mr. Schwedel has been responsible for completing more than $2.1 billion in financing for various businesses over his career. He previously served as the Senior Vice President of OLMC Group, a Venture Capital firm. He was the founder of Florida Marine Management (MAREX), which he grew from a $2 million investment into a $550 million NASDAQ listed company. He served as the lead investor for notable energy technology companies Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc., Resonance Holdings, LLC, and Coalview, Ltd., a fine coal recovery technology company in Somerset, Pennsylvania. He also founded Corallum, a diversified holding and investment enterprise with interests in energy, energy technology, and corporate finance. Mr. Schwedel is a member or advocate of several Florida charitable organizations. He has also been appointed the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Miami Waterkeeper, a Miami-based, non-profit organization that advocates for the waters surrounding Miami, Florida. Click here to learn more about David Schwedel.
Roger Fish P.E., CEO, President & Director, Coalview Ltd., LLC & Coalview Centralia, LLC
Roger Fish serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Coalview Ltd., LLC., and Coalview Centralia, LLC. Mr. Fish brings more than 25 years of experience within the energy industry, managing large teams, leading project development and construction, as well as managing both domestic and international large-scale commercial and coal mining operations. For nearly a decade, he held various leadership positions at TransAlta Corporation including Mine Engineering Director, Mine Director, Director of North American Mine Operations, and most recently as the Director, Commercial Operations. Prior to TransAlta, Mr. Fish worked for 13 years at The North American Coal Corporation where he was accountable for environmental and permitting activities, coal production, mine engineering, and coal mine operations in various management positions. He also worked for several mining and investment banking firms. Mr. Fish earned bachelor's and master’s degrees in Mining Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.
C. David Henry, President, Coalview Recovery Group
Mr. Henry is a specialist in reserve evaluation and quality control testing for slurry impoundment recovery projects, participated in thousands of batteries of tests to evaluate size distribution, deposition patterns, washability studies, facility circuit design and anticipated product quality. Mr. Henry has held administrative and engineering positions at C.D.H. Consulting and Mineral Development Corporation. Mr. Henry has served as President of Beard Technologies, Inc. since July 2004, and from 2000 until 2004 he served as Vice President of Operations. During his time with BTI he has focused on the development of coal recovery operations through the utilization of advanced coal processing technologies and the production of high-grade fine coal products. His area of expertise includes recovery and reclamation of coal slurry impoundments, testing and analysis of coal slurry reserves, slurry impoundment reclamation design and coal preparation. In addition, Mr. Henry has served on a panel with the National Academy of Science / National Research Council in the study of "Coal Waste Impoundments – Risks, Responses and Alternatives", formulated a series of test matrices to prove-up the dewatering technology developed by Virginia Tech, designed a mechanism and technique to extract samples from coal slurry impoundment structures and designed an all electric –hydraulic dredge in conjunction with Innovative Material Systems (IMS). Mr. Henry received a B.S. degree in biology from Slippery Rock University in 1976.