Welcome to our Valor Employee Spotlight series! In this edition, we’re thrilled to introduce Ashlyn Barney, RL, Senior Landman. Ashlyn is a vital member of the Valor family and we can’t wait for you to learn more about her!
Background and Experience
Before joining the Valor land team, Ashlyn spent several years working in the oil and gas industry as a Landman. She has experience in acquisitions, divestitures, mineral leasing and title examination. Ashlyn has been heavily involved in multi-billion-dollar acquisitions in various states including Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado.
Role at Valor
- In her current role at Valor, Ashlyn is primarily focused on solving problems for mineral and royalty owners. This includes contacting operators on wells that aren’t being paid, finding new wells the client should be paid on, setting up direct deposits and ensuring all clients get paid in a timely and accurate manner. Additionally, Ashlyn has established relationships with operators/payors to ensure our mineral management clients are paid properly for the assets they own. Her day-to-day responsibilities include corresponding on wells that are in suspense, filing deeds for ownership changes, setting clients up for ACH and making necessary address changes during the onboarding process.
Outside the Office
- Ashlyn cherishes her time outside the office, dedicating it to her family. She loves spending quality moments with her husband, daughter, and son. Ashlyn is particularly passionate about being involved in her daughter’s interests, including junior rodeo events and other sporting events.
Ashlyn’s favorite indulgence is a steak and lobster dinner, complemented by a lemon drop martini.
What Ashlyn Loves Most About Valor
“I love Valor because of the great coworkers! I also feel fulfilled when I resolve problems for our clients, especially identifying money that has been held in suspense and resolving title issues. It’s rewarding to make a positive impact in such a direct way.” – Ashlyn Barney
Ashlyn is a remarkable example of the talent we have here at Valor. Stay tuned for more employee spotlights to learn about the incredible individuals who make Valor a great place to work!