Mr. Winnick is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Armstrong Energy. Prior to that appointment in September 2015, he served as Armstrong Energy’s Vice President and Controller since he joined Armstrong Energy in July 2011. Previously, Mr. Winnick served in various capacities with Ernst & Young LLP, an international public accounting firm, for over 13 years. While with Ernst & Young LLP, Mr. Winnick’s responsibilities included assurance services primarily related to SEC registrants, including annual audits of financial statements and internal controls, public debt offerings and IPO transactions. Mr. Winnick is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. degree in Accounting and Management from Washington University in St. Louis.