Matt Autry Recognized for Energy Awards

Valor’s president of oil and gas recognized by S&P Global and Hart Energy for career achievements

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Valor, a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company with expertise in providing mineral management and oil and gas outsourcing, is proud to share that Matt Autry, president of the company’s oil and gas division, has been singled out for two prestigious energy related awards. Autry was recently selected to join the 2023 class of Hart Energy’s 40 Under 40 executives – chosen for their commitment to advancing the future of the energy industry, as well as the interests of the companies they represent. In addition, Autry has been named a finalist in the “Rising Star” category of the 25th Anniversary edition of the Platts Global Energy Awards. The finalists in this award category were selected for their potential to advance the industry’s interests as the next generation of oil and gas professionals.

Matt Autry

“To be recognized for these prestigious two awards among such a diverse group of industry disruptors is truly an honor for me to behold,” stated Matt Autry, Valor’s president of oil and gas. “This personal recognition is a credit to Valor’s commitment to innovation and forward-thinking progress, which has created endless opportunities to develop practices that have a net positive impact in the asset management community. Thanks to Valor’s effective mineral management and business solutions, I believe we’re just getting started on what we can accomplish when it comes to specialty asset management.”

About the Awards
Hart Energy’s 40 Under 40 Awards, presented by Oil & Gas Investor Magazine, celebrate the achievements of 40 trailblazing honorees whose contributions to the energy industry are representative of tenacity, curiosity, and creativity. Each winner selected in the Class of 2023 is expected to lead the next generation of exemplary leaders.

The Platts Global Energy Awards, hosted by S&P Global Commodity Insights highlight the innovative contributions that tomorrow’s leaders are contributing to the global energy sector. Finalists include companies and individuals from 33 different countries, singled out for their achievements in innovation and exemplary performance.

About Matt Autry
With nearly two decades of oil and gas industry experience, ranging from work as a certified landman to mineral rights management, Matt Autry has established an admirable track record of success for Valor and its clients. He’s been directly involved in the onboarding of over 100 new individual and institutional level clients. In addition, Autry guided his oil and gas accounting team in the recovery of millions of dollars in unclaimed funds in 2022 alone. In his leadership role, Autry is dedicated to promoting Valor’s services for both new and existing clients and has been a driving force for business development, land management, and technological initiatives. For the past four years, Autry’s ability to think through complex land title issues and present win-win solutions has been a huge net positive for Valor’s clients.

About Valor
Founded in 2018, Valor has grown to become one of the Southwest’s leading mineral management companies, providing services such as land management, oil and gas accounting, and lease negotiation and counsel. The cornerstone of Valor’s mineral management services is®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 accountingregulatory compliance, and back-office operations. Valor is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas.

FWBP Honors Matt Autry with Award

Valor’s president of oil and gas named an outstanding young leader in Tarrant County

FORT WORTH, TX (June 13, 2023) Valor, a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company with expertise in providing mineral management solutions and oil and gas operator outsourcing, celebrates its oil and gas division’s president, Matt Autry, as he joins the Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 class of 2023. This honorable award shines a spotlight on young individuals in Fort Worth and Tarrant County whose leadership, entrepreneurship and creativity has made a difference within their respective industry. Award winners will be recognized at a ceremony hosted Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at the Fort Worth Zoo. 

“I am incredibly honored to be named a member of the Fort Worth Business Press 40 Under 40 Class of 2023. The relationships I have created with the team and clients at Valor are what inspire me to continue to drive satisfaction and excellence in all that I do,” says Matt Autry, president of the oil and gas division at Valor. “Together, we will continue to forge ahead, embracing innovation as we continue to shape the future of asset management and leave a lasting legacy for generations to come.” 

Autry possesses 18 years of oil and gas industry experience that ranges from working as a landman to owning and managing minerals. Under Autry’s leadership, Valor has both doubled in revenue and in staff, all within the company’s first five years of existence. These growth figures reflect Autry’s direct involvement in onboarding over fifty new clients, whose assets are worth $75 million in gross annual revenues. Autry’s primary goals as the president of Valor’s Oil and Gas Division are to provide value and client satisfaction for both new and existing clients, while optimizing and diversifying the company’s portfolio of oil and gas assets. Outside of the office, Autry strives to be a good steward within the local North Texas community.  He and his wife attend, participate and donate to military-based foundations such as Folds of Honor and the Shamrock Run benefiting The Adam Brown Legacy Fund. Autry also leads Valor’s team in donating over $3,000 worth of toys, clothes and other items to Upbring Foster Care in Fort Worth during the Christmas holidays. 

Since its founding in 2018, Valor has steadily grown to become one of the leading mineral management companies in Texas, providing targeted services such as oil and gas accounting, land management, and lease negotiation and counsel. They also serve as an oil and gas operator outsourcing partner, specializing in bookkeeping, oil and gas accounting, and other back-office operations. The unique cornerstone and key differentiator of Valor’s mineral management services is®, a proprietary mineral management platform designed to track and optimize mineral assets. Thanks to their proficiency in providing a wide variety of specialty asset management services, Valor now manages a combined 10.2 million gross acres and 560,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights on behalf of more than 100,000 interests across 32 U.S. states. Valor is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas.

Valor Announces Key Executive Promotions

New leadership for company’s Oil & Gas and Land Divisions

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valor, an asset management and professional services company specializing in oil and gas mineral rights, has announced two key executive promotions. Effective immediately, Matt Autry has been promoted to president of their Oil and Gas Division, and Jason Beck, CPL, CTFA, is the new director of their Land Division.

“These new leadership roles for Matt Autry and Jason Beck are well-deserved and reflect the industry experience they’ve gained over the course of their successful careers,” says Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “As leaders in the oil and gas industry, they’re both well-positioned to lead two of Valor’s key professional service divisions in the coming years.”

Matt Autry

With more than 16 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Matt Autry has established himself as one of Valor’s proven leaders. Since the company’s founding, he’s been the driving force behind the organization’s business development, onboarding multiple new clients with Valor’s proprietary® software.

Matt’s primary goals as the president of Valor’s Oil and Gas Division will be to provide value and client satisfaction for both new and existing clients, while optimizing the company’s portfolio of mineral assets. Autry will oversee and manage Valor’s ever-growing oil and gas team and work with clients to provide the company’s primary service offerings.

Autry’s oil and gas industry experience spans two decades, from working as a landman to owning and managing mineral rights. He’s previously held managerial landman positions, both in the field and in-house for a large multinational oil and gas operator. He has extensive land management experience, including mergers, trades, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as a proficiency in preparing drilling units.

Jason Beck
Jason Beck

Jason Beck joined the Valor team over a year ago as the director of Institutional Mineral Management, continuing to build upon his nearly 20 years of experience in mineral asset management. He’s played an integral role, ensuring that all of Valor’s client’s assets are properly managed and while meeting individual investor goals. 

Beck is both a Certified Professional Landman (CPL) and Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA), with extensive experience in servicing institutional clients, including Trusts, Agencies and Foundations. Prior to joining Valor, Beck spent 17 years with JPMorgan Chase, serving as executive director and regional manager of the firm’s Mineral Asset Management Division. Jason has deep technical knowledge of land management and multiple years of experience working with large institutions and family offices in the management of mineral portfolios. 

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

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