Investor Relations


Management

Our management team has a thorough understanding of the potash industry and mining operations in each of their operating regions. Further, the management team is intimately familiar with its customers and the economic environments.
  • Robert P. Jornayvaz III

    Executive Chairman of the Board President and Chief Executive Officer
    Robert P. Jornayvaz III has served as our Executive Chairman of the Board since May 2010 and as our President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2014. Mr. Jornayvaz served as our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from our formation in November 2007 until May 2010. Mr. Jornayvaz served, directly or indirectly, as a manager of our predecessor, Intrepid Mining LLC, from 2000 until its dissolution at the time of our IPO in 2008. Mr. Jornayvaz is the sole owner of Intrepid Production Corporation, which owns approximately 14% of our common stock. Mr. Jornayvaz has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and 15 years of experience in the potash industry.
    • Hugh E. Harvey, Jr.

      Executive Vice Chairman of the Board
      Hugh E. Harvey, Jr. has served as our Executive Vice Chairman of the Board since 2010 and as a member of our Board since our formation in 2007. Mr. Harvey served as our Chief Technology Officer from 2009 until 2010, our Chief Operating Officer in 2009, and our Executive Vice President of Technology from 2007 until 2009. Mr. Harvey served, directly or indirectly, as a manager of Intrepid Mining from 2000 until its dissolution at the time of our IPO in 2008. Mr. Harvey is sole owner of Harvey Operating and Production Company. Mr. Harvey and Harvey Operating and Production Company together own 9% of our common stock. Mr. Harvey has over 15 years of experience in the potash mining industry and over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.
      • James N. Whyte

        Executive Vice President
        James N. Whyte has served as our Executive Vice President since August 2016. From December 2007 to August 2016, he served as our Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management. Mr. Whyte joined Intrepid Mining LLC as Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management in 2004. Prior to joining Intrepid, Mr. Whyte spent 17 years in the property and casualty insurance industry including roles with Marsh and McLennan, Incorporated, American Re-Insurance, and a private insurance brokerage firms he founded.
        • Margaret E. McCandless

          Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
          Margaret E. McCandless has served as our Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since January 2015. Ms. McCandless served as our Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from January 2012 to January 2015. Before joining Intrepid, Ms. McCandless served as Associate General Counsel—Securities, Disclosure and Corporate Governance for Qwest Communications International Inc. and then CenturyLink, Inc., which acquired Qwest in April 2011. Prior to joining Qwest in 2004, Ms. McCandless was an associate at the law firms of Hogan Lovells LLP and Cooley LLP.
          • Mark A. McDonald

            Vice President of Sales and Marketing
            Mark A. McDonald has served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing since November 2017. Mr. McDonald previously served as Director of US Agricultural and Feed Sales from March 2017 to November 2017, Director of Industrial, Feed, and Midwest Agricultural Sales from July 2016 to March 2017, and National Accounts Manager from December 2013 to July 2016. Before joining Intrepid, Mr. McDonald worked at Agrium US Inc. and Agrium Inc., retailer suppliers of agricultural products and services, for 17 years in various positions culminating as Director, Eastern Sales Region. Before joining Agrium, Mr. McDonald held positions at Cargill Limited and Monsanto Company.
            • Joseph G. Montoya

              Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
              Joseph G. Montoya has served as our Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since April 2017. He served as our Controller from May 2016 to April 2017 and Divisional Controller of our New Mexico operations from April 2014 to May 2016. Prior to joining Intrepid, Mr. Montoya was Chief Financial Officer of Stoneside LLC, a private company specializing in custom window coverings, from July 2013 to April 2014. From 2011 to June 2013, Mr. Montoya was Vice President of Internal Audit for Molycorp Inc., a public company in the rare earths mining industry. Prior to joining Molycorp, Mr. Montoya served in accounting or auditing roles for Tomkins, plc and Cenveo, Inc. Prior to joining Cenveo, Mr. Montoya was a manager at the international public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen, LLP.
              • Erica K. Wyatt

                Vice President of Human Resources
                Erica K. Wyatt has served as our Vice President of Human Resources since June 2015. Ms. Wyatt previously served as Sr. Director of Human Resources from April 2013 to June 2015 and as Director of Human Resources from August 2007 to April 2013. Prior to joining Intrepid, Ms. Wyatt held various positions at DISH Network Corporation, a pay-TV provider, from July 1999 to August 2007. She served as Director of Human Resources supporting the field services division in her last role at DISH.