VP of Operations
Chris Axness serves as VP of Operations. Prior to joining Black Mountain Sand, Chris served as the General Manager of Optimization and Capital Projects for Unimin. He was responsible for maximizing plant productivity and developing and implementing high return capital projects across Unimin’s plant network. Chris began his career in the field and progressed through the Operations department while managing several industrial and frac sand facilities, including the development and construction of a large greenfield frac sand operation in Wisconsin. Chris is a graduate of Iowa State University where he received a degree in Industrial Engineering.