Inspiring Workplaces™ Group Honors Joseph DeWoody

Valor’s CEO ranked among the top impactful, influential individuals in 2023

FORT WORTH, TX (December 16, 2023) Valor, a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company with expertise in providing mineral management and oil and gas outsourcing, celebrates its CEO, Joseph DeWoody, being named to Inspiring Workplaces™ Group’s 2023 Influencer Leaders. This program compliments the worldwide Top 50 Inspiring Workplaces™ Award, which Valor also earned earlier this year. DeWoody’s accolades placed him among 15 other CEOs whose leadership continues to go above and beyond, positively impacting their organization and those within it. Recipients were judged based on their level of courage, communication, humanitarianism, and ability to unleash potential.

“I’m truly honored to be recognized by the Inspiring Workplaces Group as one of the Inspiring Leaders for 2023,” said Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. At Valor, we believe in cultivating a workplace where innovation thrives, passion is contagious, and the full potential of every individual is unlocked. This acknowledgement wouldn’t be possible without the collective dedication and spirit of the entire team. We’re excited to continue on our journey of success and create a positive impact on the industry.”

DeWoody formed Valor in 2018 as an energy-focused oil and gas accounting firm with a one-of-a-kind proprietary software, mineral.tech®, to fill a niche that was not being served in the fullest capacity by any other market participant. His sound leadership has led the accounting and land teams in navigating the complexities of such an elaborate industry, while Valor continues to double year-over-year in both employee and revenue count, and grow its client base by 85%. Under his guidance, the company itself has also been tapped for numerous awards, including ranking no. 33 on Inc. Magazine’s “Southwest Regional” awards, ranking no. 572 on Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000” and acknowledgment from Dallas Business Journal and Fort Worth Inc. for their respective Best Places to Work programs.

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 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.

Joseph DeWoody Wins D CEO Energy Award


FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday evening, D CEO announced its 2021 Energy Awards winners. This year’s Energy Services and Technology Executive of the Year went to Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor Mineral Management.

D CEO nominated 32 leaders and companies in various energy sectors this year. “In the spirit of the sector’s camaraderie, innovation, and sustainable future, we have expanded the program to recognize companies and executives in renewable energy alongside leaders in oil and gas,” D CEO shared.

Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor Mineral Management

Joseph’s experiences and innovative thinking are playing a huge role in shaping the future of energy technology. He has taken a unique approach to oil, gas and mineral management which has allowed Valor and their proprietary technology solution, mineral.tech® to not only optimize revenue for their clients, but also take the burden of asset management off their hands.

“I feel truly honored to be given this award. However, I do not consider it an individual award, but a team award. We have a great team of oil and gas professionals at Valor and they are deserving of this honor. We have created something truly remarkable, and I am so grateful to share this with all those involved along the way,” said Joseph DeWoody.


About Valor Mineral Management:

Valor Mineral Management is a mineral management company that specializes in revenue recovery, asset management, reliable land titleoil and gas accountingmineral rights accounting and consulting services. Valor’s team has collectively managed hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of oil and gas interests and work monthly with over 1,000 oil and gas operators and payors. Valor utilizes its proprietary software, mineral.tech®, to efficiently and effectively manage minerals and royalties on behalf of its clients. Valor’s clients include individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, institutions, investment funds and family offices with assets in 30 states and over 300 counties across the United States.

For more information on Valor: 
Valor Mineral Management

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