Valor Earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification™

Designation recognizes global benchmark achievements in workplace culture

FORT WORTH, TX (Dec. 14, 2022) Valor, a Fort Worth-based asset management company specializing in mineral rights and accounting-based software solutions, is honored to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for creating an outstanding workplace culture and employee experience. The prestigious certification is awarded through a two-stage process that includes a questionnaire on company culture and workforce, and the completion of a research-backed employee experience survey. Since founding the company in 2018, CEO Joseph DeWoody has prioritized creating an environment where employees feel supported, empowered to learn and contribute to Valor’s overall growth. 

“The workplace culture, values, and mission we’ve established are at the core of our company’s success,” said Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “We’re committed to maintaining a balanced lifestyle and employee satisfaction and it makes us proud to join the ranks of other top workplaces. We have our employees to thank for helping us continue building an incredible community here at Valor.” 

Great Place to Work® Trust Index employee survey provides an in-depth analysis of a company’s strengths and weaknesses. It’s backed by a data-driven model based on feedback from over 100 million employees around the globe. Compared to 57% of employees in a typical U.S.-based company, 96% of Valor’s employees shared their belief that the company is a great place to work. All employees also reported that when they joined the Valor team, they were made to feel both welcome and valued. 

“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work®. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Valor is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

As one of the Southwest’s leading private asset managers, Valor provides business process outsourcing, proprietary software solutions, accounting and management services for mineral rights owners and other private wealth clients. Thanks to the company’s revolutionary mineral.tech® software platform and mineral management services, Valor now oversees a combined 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights across 32 U.S. states. 

For more information on Valor’s role as an asset professional services provider, please visit www.onevalor.com

About Valor:
Valor is a specialty asset management and professional services provider that uses technology and innovation to ease the burdens of asset management in the oil and gas industry. We place the client first, providing flexible solutions and leveraging our team of experts to maintain the security, clarity and optimization of privately owned assets. Valor oversees 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. The company manages more than 100,000 interests, which generates over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. Valor’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector with Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand outsourcing solution for accounting, business process outsourcing, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to manage mineral rights and streamline business operations by visiting www.onevalor.com.

About Great Place to Work®: 

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.

Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Valor Adds Peter Milley and Ben Larrabee to Business Development Team

Technology-based hires will direct client acquisition strategies for the company

FORT WORTH, TX (Dec. 5, 2022) Valor, an asset management company specializing in mineral rights and accounting-based software solutions, has added Peter Milley and Ben Larrabee to the staff, where they will work together in supporting the company’s business development efforts. Both Milley and Larrabee will primarily focus on showcasing the value of the company’s services and proprietary mineral.tech® software platform, designed to serve the needs of the organization’s mineral management clients.  

“We’re looking forward to working with ambitious, innovative thinkers like Peter Milley and Ben Larrabee,” stated Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “The relentless pursuit of innovation is one of Valor’s four core values, making them both a great fit for our organization. They’ll both be instrumental in promoting the value proposition of Valor’s business solutions, tailored to meet the needs of our asset holders at the individual and institutional-level.” 

Both Milley and Larrabee have extensive experience in the mineral management and software-as-a-solution (SaaS) industries. Prior to joining the Valor team, the duo was responsible for developing OfferScout, a mobile app-based platform that aggregates and organizes data for mineral rights owners, allowing them to access multiple offers for comparison against competitive bids and evolving market conditions. Now working in-house at Valor, Milley and Larrabee will draw upon their previous oil and gas industry experience to focus on new business development and client acquisitions designed to build up and strengthen the organization’s mineral management services.

Prior to joining Valor, Peter Milley was a partner at Potomac Royalty Partners, worked as a Landman for Stronghold Resource Partners, and served as an energy credit analyst for Independent Bank Group. He graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Management and Marketing, and earned his MBA from TCU. Ben Larrabee worked with Milley at Potomac and Stronghold Resource Partners, and also served as a Landman for Cazadores Royalty Partners. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Managerial Finance. Both Milley and Larrabee’s official titles at Valor will be director of business development.

“I’m excited to join the Valor team and focus on building up the organization’s client base,” said Peter Milley. “There’s still an untapped market of asset holders at both the individual and institutional level who stand to benefit from Valor’s expertise, business solutions, and guidance.” Larrabee echoes the same sentiments, stating, “Valor has made great strides in helping mineral rights owners get the most out of their land and holdings. The company is truly revolutionizing the way we optimize asset value in the oil and gas industry, which makes for a convincing case to utilize Valor’s business solutions and service lines.”

Valor Named BBB’s 2022 Torch Awards for Ethics Winner

Award recognizes business and community leaders who meet the highest ethical standards  

FORT WORTH, TX (Nov. 16, 2022) Valor is proud to announce it is one of six Texas businesses to receive the honor of receiving Better Business Bureau’s 2022 Torch Awards for Ethics. BBB serving the Heart of Texas presents the Torch Awards for Ethics each year to businesses that exemplify ethical behavior and display integrity in all aspects of its operations. Valor is a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company that handles mineral rights, provides innovative software solutions, and offers outsourcing for business processes. CEO Joseph DeWoody and the entire Valor team were excited to learn that they’d been chosen as a winner among the nearly 100 applicants for this year’s award across 105 Texas counties.

“We’re honored to be acknowledged for our ethical business practices,” said Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “It’s always a pleasure to be recognized for business practices that lead by example, empowering others to maintain their own commitment to personal improvement and ethical behavior. At Valor, we’ve worked hard as a team to build our reputation in the local business community, with a firm belief in adhering to the highest ethical standards and practices.” 

Since the company was founded in 2018, Valor’s business solutions have helped the company become one of the Southwest’s leading private asset managers and mineral rights specialists. Thanks to the value provided by Valor, the company now oversees a combined 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights across 32 U.S. states. Valor’s proprietary mineral.tech® software tracks and optimizes more than 100,000 interests, generating a combined worth of over $150 million in annual revenue on behalf of their clients. The company’s professional services scope, focused primarily on private wealth management and oil and gas assets, extends beyond Valor’s business solutions and back-office services in the energy sector to include Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand business process outsourcing solution for accounting, marketing services, and contract c-suite engagements. Valor manages private assets for an increasingly wide range of clientele, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

On Oct. 28, BBB serving the Heart of Texas announced that Valor was one of six businesses to win the 2022 Torch Awards for Ethics. 

“Better Business Bureau celebrates its Torch Award winners for everything they do to strengthen their business community and contribute to an ethical and trustworthy marketplace,” said Carrie A. Hurt, president and CEO of BBB serving the Heart of Texas. “Torch awardees are a step above the rest – they’re the best of the best.” 

The Torch Awards competition is open to all for-profit businesses headquartered in BBB’s 105-county service area. Nominees are offered the opportunity to submit an entry to BBB, where a panel of independent volunteer business and community leaders review the entries and choose the winners based on their performance in the marketplace.

About Valor:
Valor is an asset professional services provider that uses technology and innovation to ease the burdens of asset management in the oil and gas industry. We place the client first, providing flexible solutions and leveraging our team of experts to maintain the security, clarity and optimization of privately owned assets. Valor oversees 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. The company manages more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. Valor’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector with Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand outsourcing solution for accounting, business process outsourcing, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to manage mineral rights and streamline business operations by visiting www.onevalor.com.

About the BBB:

The Better Business Bureau has empowered people to find businesses, brands and charities they can trust for over 110 years. In 2021, people turned to BBB more than 200 million times for BBB Business Profiles on 6.3 million businesses and Charity Reports on 25,000 charities, free at BBB.org. Local, independent BBBs can be found across the United States, Canada, and Mexico, including BBB serving the Heart of Texas, which was founded in 1950 and serves 105 counties across Texas.

Valor Hires Nathaniel Walter as Senior Mineral Manager

Former JPMorgan Chase closing manager joins the company’s land department

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valor, a specialty asset management company specializing in mineral rights and software-based business solutions, has announced the hiring of Nathaniel Walter, CPL as Senior Mineral Manager for the company’s land department. With his wealth of experience as a landman and land technician, Nathaniel, who often goes by the shortened version of his formal name (“Nat”), will use his extensive knowledge and hands-on experience to increase the value and optimize the accuracy of clientele data.

“Nathaniel will be an excellent addition to our land department and an incredible asset for our valued clients,” said Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “His background in land services, coupled with his extensive experience managing mineral assets for banking clients, makes him a dedicated practitioner – a common trait shared among all Valor employees. We look forward to watching the positive impact Nathaniel will have on the company and Valor’s clientele.”

As a certified land professional with over a decade of experience in the oil and gas industry, Nathaniel has developed a proficiency and understanding of numerous industry resources, tools, and innovative practices. Prior to joining Valor, Walter served as an oil & gas closing manager for JPMorgan Chase, honing his skills in the administrative and operational aspects of specialty asset management. He earned a bachelor’s degree in illustration from Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design.

As one of the region’s leading specialty asset management and mineral rights companies, Valor has oversight of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. Valor’s business solutions help manage more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. The company’s professional services scope, which places a premium on private wealth management, extends beyond Valor’s business solutions and back-office services in the energy sector to include Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand business process outsourcing solution for accounting, marketing services and contract C-suite engagements. Valor manages assets for a wide range of client profiles, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

“It’s an honor to have the opportunity to work alongside a team of qualified professionals who are redefining the future of mineral management,” stated Nat Walter. “The corporate culture and client-first approach at Valor are unmatched in the industry and I’m looking forward to serving in this new role for years to come.”

D CEO Magazine Honors Matt Autry With “Rising Star” Award

Valor’s president of oil and gas division takes top honor at 2022 D CEO Energy Awards Gala

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valor, a professional service provider specializing in mineral rights management and software-based business solutions, is pleased to announce that Matt Autry was recently honored with the “Rising Star” award at the 2022 D CEO Energy Awards. The annual award recognizes the North Texas executive who best exemplifies the qualities and character of a future leader in the oil and gas industry. The magazine feted all 28 finalists of the 2022 D CEO Energy Awards at a recent gala in the Arts District Mansion in Dallas.

“I am humbled and honored to have been selected to receive D CEO’s Rising Star Award,” says Matt Autry, president of the oil and gas division at Valor. “Industry recognition of any kind in the energy sector is a special occasion and I’m so thankful to D CEO and all of my colleagues at Valor that made this award possible. Valor is a very special place to work and I’m very fortunate to work with a company that encourages leadership, accountability, and professional development.”

D CEO Magazine is an award-winning publication dedicated to covering the commerce, industries, and business leaders making an impact in North Texas. This is the magazine’s fifth annual Energy Awards, recognizing the outstanding leaders of the oil and gas, finance, and renewable industries who are demonstrating progress in the energy sector. Adam Powell, Valor’s chief accounting officer, was also a finalist for Energy Finance Leader of the Year – and company CEO Joseph DeWoody was named last year’s Energy Services and Technology Executive of the Year.

Matt Autry has been with Valor since the company was founded in 2018 and was recently promoted to president of its oil and gas division. In this leadership role, Autry manages a team that’s doubled in size in the past year, while working to help clients optimize their mineral management. Though still under the age of 40, he’s already an industry veteran with two decades of experience managing mineral rights. Autry has played an instrumental part in Valor’s business solutions development, the flagship achievement of which includes the organization’s proprietary mineral.tech® software platform. During his time at Valor, Autry led the effort on behalf of his team to recover hundreds of thousands in otherwise suspended or lost funds for clients, and millions more from divestitures. Autry’s oversight ensures that Valor’s software is continually evolving and he remains heavily vested in the day-to-day communications with his internal teams to manage platform updates.

As one of the region’s leading mineral management companies, Valor has oversight and management of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. Valor’s business solutions help manage more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. The company’s professional services scope also extends beyond Valor’s business solutions and back-office services in the energy sector to include Valor Ignite – an on-demand outsourcing services solution for accounting, business processes, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Valor manages assets for a wide range of client profiles, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

Valor Announces Pam Presswood as New Chief Information Officer

IT services and cybersecurity veteran to bolster internal controls and security

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valor, a professional service provider specializing in mineral rights management and software-based business solutions, has announced that Pam Presswood has joined the company as the firm’s new Chief Information Officer (CIO). In her new position, Presswood will assume a key leadership role in the strategic management of all IT Department’s initiatives, including cybersecurity – one of her key specialties.

“We’re extremely excited to have Pam Presswood join our rapidly growing organization,” says Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “She has a commendable record in the management and oversight of critical information systems and cybersecurity, talents we’ve been aware of for some time now. We are thrilled to have her serve in this critical role at Valor and know that she will provide immediate value to all of our stakeholders.”

Prior to joining Valor, Presswood most recently served as the Vice-President of Information Systems for Luther King Capital Management, a leading financial and investment services firm with multiple offices in Texas, serving high net worth individuals, institutions, foundations, and trusts. She spent over 25 years with the company, first at the director level, before eventually being promoted to the vice-presidential position. Pam is also a founding member of the Women Steering Business, a civic-minded nonprofit dedicated to the development and mentorship of the next generation of female business leaders in Fort Worth. Presswood graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. with honors in Computer Science and earned a letter in varsity fast-pitch softball.

As one of the region’s leading mineral management companies, Valor has oversight and management of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. Valor’s business solutions help manage more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. The company’s professional services scope also extends beyond Valor’s business solutions and back-office services in the energy sector to include Valor Ignite – an on-demand outsourcing services solution for accounting, business processes, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Valor manages assets for a wide range of client profiles, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

Valor Announces Addition of New Company Hires

Award winning mineral rights management company continues on its path of growth.

Award winning mineral rights management company continues on its path of growth

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valor, a professional service provider specializing in mineral rights management and software-based business solutions, has announced the hiring of two new employees, welcoming Josiah “Si” Exum, as a staff accountant, and Camille Werstak as an administrative executive assistant. Bringing Valor’s full-time employee count to over 30, these new additions reflect the company’s impressive growth figures and strategic plans for expansion. 

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Si Exum

“Each member of the Valor team wholeheartedly represents our core values, and our new hires are no exception,” says Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “We’re confident that Si’s experience will further support the accuracy of our mineral management accounting and we’re thrilled to have Camille play an integral role in our administrative department.”

Si Exum has more than three years of banking experience, gaining valuable critical-thinking, detail-oriented, and time-efficiency skills. An accounting specialist with a meticulous nature and analytical skills, Exum will work to ensure clients’ data is transferred and accurately reflected on Valor’s mineral management software, mineral.tech®. Exum earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and mathematics from Western Governors University.

Camille Werstak
Camille Werstak

Camille Werstak, a recent graduate of Texas Christian University, will serve as Valor’s latest addition to its administrative department. Before attending TCU, Werstak lived in Switzerland, where she acquired an international education at TASIS-Switzerland. Werstak went on to a bachelor’s in communication at TCU, where her demonstrated excellence in education resulted in receiving an award for excellence in Spanish, placement on the dean’s honor list and membership in the Lambda Pi Eta Communication Studies Honor Society. Her prior experience in mineral rights and employment with a law firm has equipped Werstak with fundamental skills to assist in the seamless execution of operations at Valor.

As one of the region’s leading mineral management companies, Valor has oversight and management of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. Valor’s business solutions help manage more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. The company’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector to include Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand outsourcing services solution for accounting, business processes, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Valor manages assets for a wide range of client profiles, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

For more information on the company, please visit www.onevalor.com.

About Valor:

Valor is a comprehensive professional services provider that uses technology and innovation to ease the burdens of asset management in the oil and gas industry. We place the client first, providing flexible solutions, and leveraging our team of experts to maintain the security, clarity, and optimization of privately owned assets. Valor’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector with Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand outsourcing solution for accounting, business processes, contract C-suite engagements, and back-office support. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to streamline your business operations by visiting www.onevalor.com.

Valor Named Fort Worth Chamber “Small Business of the Year”

Valor takes top award for companies with 21-50 employees

2022 Small Business of the Year Award Winner Valor Fort Worth Chamber
FW Chamber “Small Business of the Year” Trophy

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 5, 2022  /PRNewswire/ — Valor, a professional service provider specializing in mineral rights management and software-based business solutions, was recently honored as a “Small Business of the Year” by the Fort Worth Chamber (FWC). Valor placed first in the category of businesses with 21-50 total employees, where all nominees must have been locally established for a minimum of three years. According to the Fort Worth Chamber, this prestigious award is bestowed upon small businesses that have demonstrated exemplary best practices of entrepreneurship, sound business planning, fiscal responsibility, and work process innovation within the company’s operations.

“Being awarded a ‘Small Business of the Year’ by the Fort Worth Chamber is an incredible honor and we’re humbled to have been selected,” stated Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “We enthusiastically support the Fort Worth Chamber and all they do to promote local business and commerce. Our company was founded here, and Fort Worth will always be our home. I credit this prestigious award to all of Valor’s loyal employees and associates who, each and every day, contribute to our shared growth and success in the energy sector and beyond. It feels great to be acknowledged for the significant effort we’ve put into building an organization that emphasizes a unique culture and our focus on employee satisfaction.”

The Fort Worth Chamber has been producing the annual Small Business of the Year (SBOY) awards since 1998. The award categories include small businesses of 1-20 employees, 21-50 employees, 51-100 employees, and emerging businesses. According to the judging criteria, these Fort Worth-based small businesses are considered based on their talent (40% weighted), successful pivots during Covid-19 (25%), diversity, equality, and inclusion policies (20%), and their level of community involvement (15%). Each company’s nomination included a section for each of these judging categories and winners were notified earlier this month. Each of the four “Small Business of the Year” award-winners attended the sold out State of the City address, presented by Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker on Sep. 29 at Dickie’s Arena.

As one of the region’s leading mineral management companies, Valor has oversight and management of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. Valor’s business solutions help manage more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. The company’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector to include Valor Ignite – an on-demand outsourcing services solution for accounting, business processes, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Valor manages assets for a wide range of client profiles, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

For more information on the company, please visit www.onevalor.com

About Valor:

Valor is a comprehensive professional services provider that uses technology and innovation to ease the burdens of asset management in the oil and gas industry. We place the client first, providing flexible solutions and leveraging our team of experts to maintain the security, clarity and optimization of privately owned assets. Valor oversees 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. The company manages more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. Valor’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector with Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand outsourcing solution for accounting, business process outsourcing, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to manage mineral rights and streamline business operations by visiting www.onevalor.com.

Valor CEO Named 2022 Tech Titan Awards Finalist

Joseph DeWoody in the running for Emerging Company CEO title

CEO Joseph DeWoody

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 7, 2022 

Valor, an asset management and professional services company specializing in oil and gas mineral rights, is pleased to announce that CEO Joseph DeWoody has been named a finalist for the 2022 Tech Titan Awards, presented by the Technology Association for North Texas. DeWoody is competing to win the title of Emerging Company CEO, which will be announced at an evening gala at the Eisemann Center in Richardson on Thursday, Oct. 27. All finalists for the 2022 Tech Titan Awards will be highlighted in a special ad section of the Dallas Business Journal on Sep. 2, as well as in a special companion publication profile.

“I’m honored to have been selected for an award based on the company’s technological prowess,” stated Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “While Valor is an emerging service provider, the centerpiece of our value proposition is our proprietary mineral.tech® software platform, which digitizes the accounting, reporting, and land management of privately owned assets. Since 2018, we’ve invested millions of dollars into R&D, software development, and innovation, and I’m very proud to have been singled out for helping to shape the future of the oil and gas industry.”

Now in its seventh year, the Tech Titan Awards were created by the Technology Association for North Texas to recognize and honor the innovators, adopters, and executors bringing high-tech solutions and innovation to a wide range of industries in the area’s 11-county region. DeWoody’s award category, Emerging Company CEO, requires the company to have developed proprietary intellectual property that contributes a majority of the organization’s revenue, and the nominees are judged on their leadership, vision, commitment, and involvement in achieving measurable accomplishments. The other three finalists include CEOs Rex Kurzius, of Asset Panda, Prasanna Singaraju, of Qentelli LLC, and Srii Srinivasan, of Chargeback Gurus.

Joseph DeWoody founded Valor in 2018, following a successful career in the energy industry with specific experience in oil and gas exploration, production, and investment services. He’s both a Certified Mineral Manager (CMM) and a Certified Professional Landman (CPL), as well as a lifelong member of Mensa International. DeWoody received his BBA and MBA from Baylor University, where he was a Division I football player. He currently serves as the director of the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Royalty Owners and is named to the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists. DeWoody previously earned recognition in Oil and Gas Investor Magazine’s “Top 20 Under 40 Awards” and was last year’s recipient of D CEO Magazine’s Energy Services and Technology Executive of the Year.

Valor has oversight and management of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. The company manages more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. The company’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector to include Valor Ignite™– an on-demand outsourcing services solution for accounting, business processes, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Valor manages assets for a wide range of client profiles, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

Two Valor Executives Named Finalists in D CEO’s 2022 Energy Awards

Adam Powell and Matt Autry join 26 other North Texas energy executives singled out for their contributions

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valor, an asset management and professional services company specializing in oil and gas mineral rights, is pleased to announce that two of their executives have been named finalists in D CEO’s 2022 Energy Awards. The finalists at Valor include Adam Powell, the company’s chief accounting officer and Matt Autry, the president of Valor’s Oil and Gas Division.

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Adam Powell
Matt Autry
Matt Autry

“We’re extremely proud to have not one – but two finalists in this year’s D CEO’s Energy Awards,” stated Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “I can’t think of two more deserving individuals than Adam and Matt, both of whom have made considerable contributions not to just our company, but also to the industry as a whole.” DeWoody was named Energy Services and Technology Executive of the Year in the 2021 D CEO Energy Awards.

Now in its fifth year, the D CEO’s Energy Awards were created to recognize and honor outstanding individual leaders in the oil and gas, energy finance, and renewable sectors who continue to innovate and propel the industry forward. Nominations are open to industry players from East Texas to the Permian Basin, provided there is a strong North Texas tie. Both Powell and Autry will join the other 26 finalists at a special awards presentation in October where the winners will be announced, and all will be featured in the November issue of D CEO.

Adam Powell is a CPA with multiple years of experience in public accounting as a financial statement auditor for publicly and privately held clientele in the oil and gas, manufacturing, distribution, and healthcare industries. He serves as the head of the company’s oil and gas accounting, covering several of Valor’s client interests in 32 different U.S. states. Earlier this year, Powell was named a finalist in D CEO’s 2022 Financial Executive Awards.

Matt Autry was recently promoted to president of Valor’s Oil and Gas Division. In this new role, he manages an oil and gas team that’s doubled in size over the past year, while working directly with clients to optimize their mineral asset portfolios. Autry’s oil and gas industry experience spans two decades, from working as a landman to owning and managing mineral rights. He’s held various managerial landman positions, both in the field and in-house. Since the company’s founding in 2018, Autry has been one of the driving forces behind Valor’s business development, including their proprietary mineral.tech® software platform.

Valor has oversight and management of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states. The company manages more than 100,000 interests, which generate over $150 million in annual revenue for Valor’s clients. The company’s professional services scope also extends beyond the energy sector to include Valor Ignite™ – an on-demand outsourcing services solution for accounting, business processes, contract C-suite engagements and back-office support. Valor manages assets for a wide range of client profiles, including individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

For more information on the company, please visit www.onevalor.com

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