Charles Price has over 35 years of experience in the construction and ash management industries. He began his career in a family-owned construction business and founded Charah in 1987 to service the construction industry and perform utility construction and infrastructure installation. In 1992, Charles changed the direction of the company and began focusing exclusively on electric utility services and coal ash management. He is now recognized as an industry leader and expert, currently serving as Chairman of the board of directors of the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA). Charles was selected as Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 in the Midwest Region by Ernst & Young and was a finalist for national Entrepreneur of the Year.
Scott Sewell joined Charah in 2008 with extensive experience in project management with one of the largest international engineering and construction companies. Most recently he served as Charah’s Senior Vice President of Operations. As COO, he is responsible for maintaining oversight of Charah operations, safety management, business development and utility relations. Scott graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international business from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He is a Six Sigma Yellow Belt and holds professional affiliations as a member of the Project Management Institute, the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the International Erosion Control Association.
Bruce Kramer is a CPA with more than 30 years of experience in public/private accounting and management. At Charah, he is responsible for the financial, strategic and administrative functions of the business, including human resources and legal. Bruce acted in a consulting role for Charah for two years before joining the company full time in 2007. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bellarmine University. In 2011 Bruce was recognized as the CFO of the Year by Business First of Louisville. He is a board member of Dismas Charities and serves on the sponsorship committee for the St. John Center for Homeless Men.
Jeremy Sochol has nearly 30 years of experience in driving measurable results through progressive, business-driven HR initiatives, while consistently improving business process and top and bottom-line results. He has extensive accomplishments in talent management, organization effectiveness, engagement and total rewards. At Charah, Jeremy is responsible for leading the development and execution of the HR strategy and directing all HR functions. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and economics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and has a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of New Haven.
Danny Gray has more than 35 years of experience in the electric utility and coal ash management industries. He is responsible for Charah’s legislative and regulatory affairs and helps oversee the company’s sustainability efforts. Danny graduated with honors from Virginia Tech with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering, and is a registered professional engineer. He has served as president of the board of directors of the American Coal Council (ACC) and has represented the ash recycling industry in an EPA Forum on Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainably Manage Materials in Building & Infrastructure Projects. He currently serves as a member of the National Coal Council, appointed by the Secretary of Energy, serves as an Associate Member of the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) and as Charah’s representative to the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE).
Charles W. Price
Charles W. Price joined Charah in 2005 and has held several management positions during his tenure leveraging his extensive experience in operations management. Currently he serves as Corporate Vice President and Operations Analyst and is responsible for contract management, fleet management, project profitability, and ensuring accurate data is available to support the operations, business development and finance departments. Charles is an officer of the company. He has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Asbury University and an MBA from the University of Louisville.
Nathan Boone has been part of the Charah team since 1997, holding multiple management positions since 2000. He is responsible for Charah’s business development and utility relations efforts, including estimating and design of new projects. Nathan manages a staff of estimators and technical writers who work with field operations managers to develop project opportunities with both new and existing utility customers. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering technology from Murray State University and is a past board member of The Coal Institute (TCI).
Scott Ziegler has over 15 years of experience in fly ash sales and the cement industry. He is responsible for Charah’s fly ash sales and marketing efforts in existing markets and for developing new markets. Scott has a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University and a bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts from Northwestern State University. Mr. Ziegler is a board member of the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) and a member of the American Coal Council (ACC), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the Tampa Port Authority Executive Shippers’ Council.
Nick Jacoby joined Charah in 2017 with over 13 years of experience in finance. He is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the organization and establishing short and long-range financial goals and strategies. Nick has a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration – accountancy from the University of Louisville and an MBA also from the University of Louisville. He serves on the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Board of Advisors.
Rob Reynolds has more than 25 years of experience in the electric utility industry. He joined Charah in 2012 and is based in Charlotte where he is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with utility customers in the eastern United States in support of Charah’s growing customer base. Rob graduated with highest honors from North Carolina Wesleyan with a bachelor of science degree in business.
Scott Reschly joined Charah in 2016 and serves as Vice President of Quality and Technical Services, based in Charlotte. He has direct oversight over the company’s Construction; Quality Assurance/Control; Engineering & Environmental; and Project Controls groups. Scott has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, an MBA from the University of Colorado in Denver and has attended leadership programs through Harvard School of Business and at Rice University. He is a Certified Landfill Manager, a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and has OSHA 30 Certification.
Josh Jones has over 15 years of experience in information technology, business and systems planning and process improvement within the construction industry. He is responsible for overseeing Charah’s IT, procurement and project controls departments while developing and implementing innovation and process improvement projects across all areas of the organization. Josh has a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Louisville. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has been certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) as a member of the Project Management Institute.
David Valentine joined Charah in 2011 with over 15 years of safety management experience in the construction industry. He is currently a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI). He also currently is chairman of the Associated General Contractors of Kentucky Safety Committee. David attended Western Kentucky University and Asbury University and is a veteran of the United States Navy. He has previously held certification as an Associate Safety Professional and as an Occupational Health and Safety Technologist. He is a past OSHA Outreach Instructor in both 10 and 30-hour Construction Training and a past American Red Cross Lay Person Instructor.
Norman Divers has over 30 years of experience specializing in the design, permitting and construction of civil and environmental projects. He joined Charah in 2009 as Regional Manager and was promoted to Engineering and Environmental Manager in 2011, responsible for ensuring Charah’s operations are sustainable and compliant with local, state and federal regulations and managing Charah’s Corporate Quality Program. He is a certified environmental specialist, landfill manager, MSW landfill operator instructor, and is OSHA trained and is a licensed general contractor. Norman holds professional affiliations as a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Military Engineers, the Environmental Assessment Association, the International Erosion Control Association and the Solid Waste Association of North America.