Valor Hires Experienced Landman as Senior Mineral Manager

The former JPMorgan Chase closing manager is joining the company's land department.

Fort Worth asset management and professional services provider Valor has hired Nathaniel Walter CPL as the senior mineral manager in the company’s land department. Valor specializes in mineral rights and software-based business solutions.

The company said that with his wealth of experience as a landman and land technician, Walter will use his extensive knowledge and hands-on experience to increase the value and optimize the accuracy of clientele data.

Walter will be an “excellent addition to our land department and an incredible asset for our valued clients,” Valor CEO Joseph DeWoody said in a statement.

Walter, a certified land professional with over a decade of experience in the oil and gas industry, has developed a proficiency and understanding of numerous industry resources, tools, and innovative practices, the company said.

Before Valor, Walter was an oil and gas closing manager for JPMorgan Chase, honing his skills in the administrative and operational aspects of specialty asset management.

DeWoody says the landman’s background in land services, along with his extensive experience managing mineral assets for banking clients, makes him what he calls a “dedicated practitioner.” That’s a common trait of all Valor employees,” the CEO noted.

Valor has oversight of 8.4 million gross acres and 450,000 net royalty acres of mineral and property rights in 32 states, according to the company. The firm’s business solutions help manage more than 100,000 interests, which together generate over $150 million in annual revenue for the company’s clients. Valor manages assets for a clients that includes individuals, families, partnerships, trusts, non-profits, universities, institutions, investment funds, and family offices.

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