Valor’s CEO and Co-Founder, Joseph DeWoody, Recognized on Fort Worth Inc.’s 2024 400 Most Influential People List

Joseph DeWoody Joins Fort Worth Inc.’s Top 400 List

Valor’s CEO and Co-Founder Recognized on Fort Worth Inc.’s 2024 400 Most Influential People List

FORT WORTH, TX (June 5, 2023)Valor, a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company with expertise in providing mineral management and oil and gas outsourcing, is excited to share that Joseph DeWoody, Valor’s CEO and Co-Founder, made the Fort Worth Inc. The 400 More Influential People List of 2024. This prestigious award highlights the contributions of individuals in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, whose influence and involvement have made positive impacts on their industry and community. 

“I am honored to be recognized by Fort Worth Inc., and to be included among such influential and impactful people on the 400 Most Influential People list of 2024,” says Joseph DeWoody. “While I am grateful for the opportunity to lead Valor and witness the success we’ve achieved over the years, I feel equally privileged to engage with so many outstanding organizations and individuals beyond the office, here in Fort Worth—the city where I was born and raised.”

The Fort Worth Inc. 400 Most Influential People list was inaugurated in 2018 and has been published annually ever since, continually celebrating the city’s leaders who shape the community. According to Fort Worth Inc., “We define potential members of this list as people in Tarrant County who wield significant influence in industry, philanthropy, nonprofits, government and public policy, economic development, professional services, education, civic affairs, arts, religion, sports, and media, or within their own spheres.” 

About Joseph DeWoody
With over two decades of oil and gas experience, DeWoody has worked in nearly every facet of the industry – including exploration, development, production, and investments. He’s earned several professional titles, including Certified Mineral Manager (CMM), Certified Professional Landman (CPL), and Certified Professional Lease and Title Analyst (CPLTA), as well as a lifelong membership of Mensa International. DeWoody received his BBA and MBA from Baylor University, where he was a Division I football player. His past and present organizational involvement includes the Fort Worth Syndicate Stock Show, Southwest Christian School, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Salvation Army of North Texas, and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. In 2018 he co-founded Valor, an energy-focused oil and gas accounting firm with a one-of-a-kind proprietary mineral management software,®, to fill a niche that was not being served in the fullest capacity by any other market participant. Over the years, DeWoody has earned recognition in Oil and Gas Investor Magazine’s “Top 20 Under 40 Awards”, was the 2022 recipient of D CEO Magazine’s Energy Services and Technology Executive of the Year, and was named to Inspiring Workplaces™ 2023 Inspiring Leaders – CEO category.

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

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