Valor names new Director of Relentless Innovation to support oil, gas industry software development

World Oil Staff July 27, 2023

(WO) – Valor, a Fort Worth-based specialty asset management company with expertise in providing mineral management solutions and oil and gas operator outsourcing, has named Liz Johnston as the company’s director of relentless innovation. In this new role, Johnston will improve Valor’s processes and standard operating procedures, while playing an instrumental role in the development of internal and external training programs for employees. In addition, Johnston plans to support product development, including several innovative tech-based features designed to further enhance the company’s software platform.

“As the job title suggests, Johnston will play an invaluable role in assessing and improving many of Valor’s standard operating procedures, as well as strengthening Valor’s workforce training programs. Her background, experience, and credentials will play a crucial role in developing innovative solutions designed to increase productivity across the board,” said Hanna Howard, chief of staff at Valor. “

A native of Fort Worth, Johnston earned a Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College in North Carolina and is currently enrolled in the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management, earning her Executive MBA through the school's full-time program, which ranks second in the state of Texas. With coursework that includes financial and managerial accounting, strategic and operational management, and infotech in the analytics age, these studies will enhance Johnston's ability to apply real-world applications and emerging technologies on Valor’s behalf.

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 company also offers outsourcing services for oil and gas operators, partnering with companies to offer bookkeeping, oil and gas accounting, and other back-office operations. But the foundation and cornerstone of Valor’s mineral management services is, a proprietary mineral management platform designed to optimize and track oil and gas assets. Valor is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas.


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