Valor Appoints Gary Wilson as Managing Director of Accounting 

Veteran energy executive to oversee and optimize accounting department 

FORT WORTH, TX (Feb. 15, 2024) Valor, a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company with expertise in providing mineral management solutions and oil and gas accounting, has appointed Gary Wilson as its new managing director of accounting. Wilson, a CPA with over 20 years of oil and gas experience, will have comprehensive oversight of accounting and operator outsourcing services conducted by the company’s oil and gas accounting department.  

“We’re absolutely thrilled to have Gary join our growing organization,” stated Joseph DeWoody CEO of Valor. “His background, experience, and reputation in the energy industry as a c-suite-level oil and gas veteran precedes him and we’re fortunate to have such a talented individual in this important management role. We look forward to his leadership and contributions in managing our oil and gas accounting, consulting and bookkeeping services across all departments.” 

Wilson earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas and a subsequent master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas. His oil and gas career began with Noble Energy, a global exploration and production company. Following multiple promotions spanning over a decade of service, Wilson was eventually appointed to be the company’s director of corporate accounting, responsible for the  the company’s global oil and gas accounting function. Prior to joining Valor, Wilson spent eight years as vice-president, controller, and chief accounting officer for Marathon Oil Corporation – another global energy company. In this role, he was responsible for SEC compliance and oversight of all global accounting functions, while managing a large global team. Wilson has established a solid reputation, backed by a proven track record, of optimizing accounting processes and is also well-versed in handling acquisitions, divestitures, and managing external audit relationships. 

Wilson stated, “I’m extremely thankful to have this new opportunity to continue my career with an up-and-coming organization like Valor. This is a young company that’s already been recognized for many significant technological accomplishments in advancing the interests of mineral rights owners and optimizing back office operations for investors and operators. I’m very excited to apply my knowledge and prior experience in leading and improving the accounting department to better serve the company’s individual and institutional clients.”  

Headquartered in Fort Worth, with a satellite office in Midland, Valor has earned a reputation as one of the leading oil and gas outsourcing companies in the southwest since its founding in 2018. Key service lines of the specialty asset management company include oil and gas accounting, mineral rights management, and oil and gas consulting and outsourcing. The centerpiece of Valor’s success is the company’s innovative mineral.tech® software platform, a proprietary solution which clarifies, tracks, and optimizes oil and gas assets for both individual and institutional clients. The company is also a leading provider of oil and gas outsourcing services for operators and investors, partnering with companies to offer owner relations support, oil and gas accounting, regulatory compliance, and other back-office operations.  

About Valor: 
Valor is a specialty asset management and professional services provider that serves mineral rights, and oil and gas owners and investors. 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 is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas. Valor has been singled out for several prestigious awards, including the Inc. 5000 list (ranked No. 572 in 2023), Fort Worth Inc.’s Best Companies to Work For (2022 and 2023), the Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work,” and Most Inspiring Workplaces™. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to manage mineral rights and outsource accounting and back office services by visiting www.onevalor.com

Valor named Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® honors innovative business acumen 

FORT WORTH, TX (Jan. 30, 2024) Valor, a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company with expertise in providing mineral management solutions and oil and gas outsourcing, has earned statewide recognition as a leader in employment standards in being named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2024. Of all the Texas-based companies that were nominated and evaluated, only those with truly distinguished business acumen and superior human resource practices were chosen for this honor. Valor was one of a select few companies in the DFW area singled out for their innovative employee engagement programs and initiatives.  

  “The success Valor has been able to achieve at such an early stage is a credit to those who work tirelessly to ensure our clients’ expectations are not only met but exceeded,” said Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “We pride ourselves on providing our employees with the same level of support and gratitude as our clients, and we’re grateful to the Best and Brightest Program for recognizing Valor’s investment in caring for our team. We intend to continue setting a high standard of excellence for both workplace innovation and culture.”  

   As a company that has seen its staff double year after year, Valor continually seeks out best practices and methods that align with its culture and core values. New business processes are developed, programs are adopted, and investments are based on companywide input, earning Valor both local and national recognition for its achievements. In 2023 alone, Valor placed on the Inspiring Workplaces North American and Global lists, Dallas Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and for the second year in a row, Fort Worth Inc.’s Best Places to Work. Fort Worth-based professionals are empowered in their roles at Valor with continual support from leadership through company-sponsored development, education, and initiatives. Valor also offers an extensive list of benefits including but not limited to 100% of health insurance premiums paid for all employees, employer-sponsored Life/AD&D and a 401K retirement plan with company match.  

Founded in 2018, Valor has steadily grown to become one of the Southwest’s leading mineral management companies, providing targeted services such as land management, oil and gas accounting, and lease negotiation and counsel. The foundation and cornerstone of Valor’s mineral management services is mineral.tech®, a proprietary mineral management platform designed to optimize and track oil and gas assets. The company also provides oil and gas outsourcing services for operators and investors, partnering with companies to offer owner relations support, oil and gas accounting, regulatory compliance, and other back-office operations. As one of the premier oil and gas outsourcing companies in Texas, Valor is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas. 

About Valor: 
Valor is a specialty asset management and professional services provider that serves mineral, and oil and gas owners. 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 is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas. Valor has been singled out for several prestigious awards, including the Inc. 5000 list, Fort Worth Inc.’s Best Companies to Work For (2022 and 2023), the Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work,” and Most Inspiring Workplaces™. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to manage mineral rights and outsource accounting and back office services by visiting www.onevalor.com

Valor earns 2024 Best Places For Working Parents® designation

FORT WORTH, TX (Jan. 23, 2024) Valor is proud to share they have earned an honorable business designation as one of the 2024 Best Places For Working Parents® for the third consecutive year. This recognition is a reflection of Valor’s unwavering dedication to creating a family-friendly workplace. The Best Place For Working Parents® designation is awarded to businesses that demonstrate a significant commitment to supporting working parents through policies and practices that aid in balancing work and family life. These policies include flexible work arrangements, parental leave, and childcare support, among others.

Valor’s achievement is not just an accolade; it represents a deep-rooted organizational philosophy that values the well-being of its employees and their families. This ethos has been instrumental in fostering a nurturing and supportive work environment, making Valor a standout example in the corporate world. The Best Place For Working Parents® designation, as detailed on the award’s website, underscores the importance of family-friendly practices in the workplace and their positive impact on employee satisfaction and productivity. Valor’s consistent recognition in this area highlights its role as a leader in promoting a healthy work-life balance, setting a standard for other organizations to aspire to.

About Valor:
Valor is a specialty asset management and professional services provider that serves mineral rights, and oil and gas owners and investors. 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 is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas. Valor has been singled out for several prestigious awards, including the Inc. 5000 list (ranked No. 572 in 2023), Fort Worth Inc.’s Best Companies to Work For (2022 and 2023), the Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work,” and Most Inspiring Workplaces™. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to manage mineral rights and outsource accounting and back office services by visiting www.onevalor.com.

About Best Place for Working Parents®:

For more information on the award and its criteria, you can visit the Best Place For Working Parents® website here.

Valor Earns 2024 Great Place to Work Certification™

Designation recognizes global benchmark achievements in workplace culture

FORT WORTH, TX (Jan. 23, 2024) – NEWS UPDATE: For the second year in a row, Valor has earned the prestigious honor of being named a Great Place to Work®! Valor’s ongoing dedication to the employee experience and corporate environment returned award-worthy results on the research-backed employee experience survey administered by the global authority on workplace culture. Great Place To Work Certification recognizes employers who create an outstanding employee experience and help job-seekers determine which companies genuinely offer what they claim to provide employees. Valor once again joins the ranks of other notable corporate winners, such as Target, Hulu, Hilton and more. 


FORT WORTH, TX (Dec. 14, 2023) – 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 serves mineral rights, and oil and gas owners and investors. 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 is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas. Valor has been singled out for several prestigious awards, including the Inc. 5000 list (ranked No. 572 in 2023), Fort Worth Inc.’s Best Companies to Work For (2022 and 2023), the Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work,” and Most Inspiring Workplaces™. Explore the benefits of partnering with Valor to manage mineral rights and outsource accounting and back office services 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™.

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