Robert M. “Mike” Duncan: President & CEO

Mike Duncan is the president and CEO for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the use of coal – a proven American energy source that keeps electricity affordable and reliable for millions of American families and businesses.  In this role, he leads ACCCE’s efforts to keep coal at the forefront of energy policy in America and informs and educates for coal in Congress, statehouses and in communities all across the country.

He comes to ACCCE with a background and commitment to coal and clean coal technology. Serving on the campaigns of five U.S. presidents and working with elected officials at every level and in all political parties, he has served as board member and chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority; assistant director of the Office of Public Liaison in The White House; chairman of the American Crossroads 527 committee; and chairman of the Republican National Committee.  He has served in various roles with the U.S.-China High Level Political Party Leaders Dialogue, the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships and the Center for Rural Development.

Duncan is chairman and CEO of the Inez Deposit Bank in Eastern Kentucky and has served with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati branch and the Kentucky Bankers Association. A resident of the Bluegrass State of Kentucky, he holds degrees from Cumberland College and the University of Kentucky College of Law.