Nicholas J. DeIuliis is President and Chief Executive Officer of CNX Gas Corporation. At age 39, Nick is among the youngest CEOs of a large public company in America.
After graduating with a degree in chemical engineering from Penn State, Nick began his career in CONSOL Energy’s research and development group. While working full-time at CONSOL Energy, he obtained a master’s degree in business administration and a law degree from Duquesne University, where he graduated first in his class. He quickly rose to become the Vice President of Strategic Planning of CONSOL Energy, an energy company with a market capitalization of almost $12 billion. In that role, he was responsible for optimizing the value of CONSOL Energy’s assets which, among other things, resulted in the creation of CNX Gas Corporation.
In just a little over two years, CNX Gas has grown from an idea to a $4.7 billion public company and is one of the premier energy producers in the industry, with a return on capital employed of nearly 14.5% in the first nine months of 2007.
Recently, CNX Gas was named a semi-finalist by the Financial Times/Citi Private Bank in their first-ever Environmental Awards. In addition, Nick received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2007 Award. CNX Gas has also been featured in such publications as Business Week, American Executive, Smart Business Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Business Times.
Nick is a director of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the Carnegie Science Center, and a member of the PA Business Council Policy Roundtable. Nick is also a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar.