Welcome to our Valor Employee Spotlight series! In this edition, we’re thrilled to introduce Will Allison, JD, Senior Land Manager. Will is a vital member of the Valor family and we can’t wait for you to learn more about him!
Background and Experience
A native of Fort Worth, Will Allison received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from TCU, then earned his Juris Doctorate from the Texas A&M School of Law – where he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society. Prior to joining Valor, Will served as a vice president for JPMorgan Chase Bank’s Domestic Trust Services, which provides operational support for the fiduciary management of specialty assets, including mineral and real estate holdings. During this time, Will had a heavy concentration and focus on software-related analytics and oversight, making him a perfect fit for Valor’s specialty asset management business model. Will began his multi-decade career in the oil and gas industry as a senior client account manager for Holland Services, where he managed large-scale acquisition and investment due diligence, leasing, GIS mapping, and land-related research, most of which occurred in the energy-rich Permian Basin of West Texas. Will is a member in good standing of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) and the Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL).
Role at Valor
At Valor, Will plays a pivotal role in both maintaining and nurturing the company’s existing client relationships and overseeing the onboarding of new clients. He works with both Valor’s mineral management and oil and gas operator clients. His responsibilities encompass a wide range of tasks aimed at ensuring client satisfaction and operational excellence. He frequently communicates with current clients, addressing their questions, resolving any issues that arise, and identifying potential opportunities to enhance their assets. Will also supervises the comprehensive onboarding process for new clients, guaranteeing that their onboarding and/or transition to Valor is both smooth and efficient. Additionally, he conducts detailed assessments of client mineral.tech® portals to ensure the uniformity, consistency, and accuracy of ownership information, maintaining the integrity of client data. Will is also tasked with creating monthly reports for clients, providing them with valuable insights and updates on their mineral assets. Furthermore, he collaborates with third parties on behalf of clients, acting as a liaison to facilitate any external processes or services required. Through his diverse range of duties, Will plays an essential role in strengthening client relationships and reinforcing Valor’s commitment to high-quality service.
Outside the Office
- Outside the office, Will values the moments spent with his family, enjoying quality time with his wife and their two daughters. He also has a passion for traveling to new places and unwinding with the occasional round of golf.
What Will Loves Most About Valor
What Will appreciates most about Valor is the company’s enthusiastic team environment. When referencing Valor’s culture, he shared “Everyone goes above and beyond to meet company/client expectations. No one is above any task, we all have a ‘get it done’ attitude. We hold ourselves to a higher standard to be an industry leader in client service.” This ethos of collective effort and excellence deeply resonates with him. Additionally, Will thrives on the dynamic and fast-paced nature of Valor’s operations, which keeps his work both challenging and rewarding.
Will 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!