Valor appoints new Chief Operating Officer to oversee oil, gas outsourcing firm

September 28, 2023

(WO) – Valor announced a key internal promotion for Hanna Howard, who has assumed the role of the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). Howard previously served as the organization’s Chief of Staff. In this expanded COO role, she’ll be responsible for overseeing the full operational and administrative side of the oil and gas outsourcing firm, including strategic planning, staff development, and project management.

Valor COO Hanna Howard

Howard was also recently nominated and accepted into D CEO’s Emerging Women Leadership Network program for 2023-2024. It’s a unique – and hyperlocal – opportunity for female leaders in North Texas to accelerate their careers and their personal and professional growth. Through a program consisting of 10+ virtual and in-person events, each individual will participate in exclusive content and programs developed by D CEO Partners’ female executives, experienced leaders, and coaches, thereby gaining access to further mentoring and growth through an all-inclusive peer network. Taking on this challenge is a testament to Howard’s commitment to grow, learn, and improve through professional development initiatives.

“Hanna Howard’s well-deserved promotion to Chief Operating Officer is a credit to her leadership style and effectiveness in optimizing our standard operating procedures and organizational structure,” stated Joseph DeWoody, CEO of Valor. “Since joining Valor at the end of 2022, she’s made dozens of positive contributions that have earned the respect of the company’s executive leadership and team members alike.”

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, 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 mineral management companies in Texas, Valor is headquartered in Fort Worth and maintains a satellite office in Midland, Texas.

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