Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Nye has served as Chairman of the Board since 2014, as President of Martin Marietta since 2006 and as Chief Executive Officer and a Director since 2010. Mr. Nye previously served as Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2009.
Prior to joining Martin Marietta in 2006, Mr. Nye served as Executive Vice President, Hanson Aggregates North America, a producer of aggregates for the construction industry.
Mr. Nye received a bachelor’s degree with honors from Duke University and a law degree from Wake Forest University.
In addition to his educational, professional and executive roles, Mr. Nye has been a gubernatorial appointee to the North Carolina Mining Commission and is a past Chairman and current Executive Committee member of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). He also currently serves as Vice Chairman of the American Road Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and as a Director of the United States Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses. Mr. Nye also is an Independent Director of CREE, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE), a multinational manufacturer of semiconductor light-emitting diode materials and devices where he is Chair of the Governance and Nominations Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Nye has further served on numerous other state, community and charitable organizations including the Duke University Alumni Association Board, Wake Forest University School of Law Alumni Board, and as Vice Chairman of UNC Rex Healthcare, Inc.’s Board of Trustees.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Roselyn R. Bar is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Martin Marietta Materials. She is also Corporate Secretary.
Ms. Bar joined the Company in 1994 as assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary. Before joining Martin Marietta Materials, she was corporate counsel at Sun America Inc. Prior to working for Sun America, she was a corporate lawyer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom in New York and Los Angeles.
Ms. Bar holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester and a law degree from the Brooklyn Law School. Ms. Bar serves as the Vice Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee (formerly Council of Counsel) and as a member of the Legal Task Force of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). She is a member of the New York, California, Florida, and American Bar Associations.
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development
Daniel L. Grant is Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development for Martin Marietta Materials Inc.
Before joining the Company in 2013, Mr. Grant served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development for Lehigh Hanson in Irving, Texas for the past 17 years. His extensive prior experience includes work in the investment banking and commercial banking industries. Mr. Grant began his career in the construction materials industry as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Owl Rock Products Company in Arcadia, California.
A graduate of California State University, Fullerton, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, Mr. Grant earned his MBA in Corporate Finance at the University of Southern California.
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller
Dana F. Guzzo is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller for Martin Marietta Materials.
Ms. Guzzo joined Martin Marietta Materials in 2004 as Vice President, Financial Systems, Planning and Analysis. Before joining Martin Marietta Materials, she was with W. R. Grace & Co., a specialty chemical company.
Ms. Guzzo is a graduate of Old Dominion University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Donald A. McCunniff is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Martin Marietta Materials.
Mr. McCunniff joined the Company in 2011 with over 20 years of human resources experience. Before joining Martin Marietta Materials, Mr. McCunniff held various senior-level human resource positions at CenturyLink, Inc., Armstrong World Industries, Inc. and Honeywell International, Inc. He began his professional career as an Army officer where he served in a variety of line and staff positions.
Mr. McCunniff is a Six Sigma black belt. He graduated from North Georgia College with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and received a master's degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco.
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
John P. Mohr is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Martin Marietta. He is responsible for all aspects of information technology and service, including software, infrastructure, security and planning. John joined Martin Marietta in 2015 and has considerable prior industry experience. From 1993 to 2001, he progressed through various positions of increasing responsibility to become Director of IT Development for Hanson Building Materials.
John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with a concentration in Finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. He is a member of the Triangle Technology Executive Council, the Society for Information Management and is active in the North Carolina Technology Association.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
James (Jim) A. J. Nickolas is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Martin Marietta.
Before joining Martin Marietta, Jim held finance, accounting, tax and M&A leadership roles for more than fifteen years. He most recently led the Corporate Development group at Caterpillar Inc., and previously served as Group Chief Financial Officer of the Resources Industries segment and the Global Mining division of Caterpillar. Previously, as Group Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar's Resources Industries segment, which had group revenues of $6 billion focused on the manufacture and sale of mining equipment, Jim was responsible for financial planning and reporting, internal controls, compliance and M&A activity. Prior to that, he served as Group Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar's Global Mining business unit, where he also managed the internal audit and treasury functions. Before joining Caterpillar in 2008, Jim was Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., where he worked on originating and executing debt and equity capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. Jim began his professional career as a Certified Public Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand where he was a senior tax associate.
Jim holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and both an MBA in Finance and a JD degree from the University of Chicago.