Income & Growth-oriented investment opportunities for accredited investors across the country.


We are energy experts and disciplined advisors.

Founded in 2011, Resource Royalty has used its extensive knowledge and experience to provide income and growth-oriented investment opportunities for accredited investors across the country. Our Principals have over 90 years of combined oil and gas experience.

Since inception, the company has acquired hundreds of thousands of acres of mineral and royalty properties in the best energy producing regions in the country and has distributed millions of dollars to our investors.

Our Team


BOB HOWARD

Founder and President
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BOB HOWARD

Founder and President
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Bob is a seasoned investment professional with more than 30 years experience with large investment banks. In 2006, he retired as a Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Alex Brown in Dallas, Texas. In 2011, he co-founded Resource Royalty LLC, and has overseen the creation of 14 royalty funds comprised of 250 mineral properties with 500+ horizontal wells. He is a life-long oil and gas investor and an Oklahoma native with a BA degree graduated from Westminster College, Fulton, MO.

BETH GOOD

Chief Financial Officer
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BETH GOOD

Chief Financial Officer
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Ms. Good brings significant experience in financial reporting, auditing and fund management to the Resource Royalty Executive team. She started her career at KPMG before moving into private equity fund management. Working for a multi-billion dollar private equity fund in Dallas, she oversaw financial reporting, coordinated audits, and worked in investor relations. Most recently, Ms. Good worked in a similar role of the fund management division JP Morgan in Dallas.

ANDY NGUYEN

Director of Acquisitions
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Andy Nguyen

Director of Acquisitions
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Mr. Nguyen brings all facets of petroleum engineering to the Acquisitions Group. After earning a Chemical Engineering degree from Texas A&M, he became a wireline logging engineer for Schlumberger, where he served from 2005-2008. He logged over 200 wells in the Texas panhandle, Western Oklahoma, Western Kansas and the deep water Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Nguyen also is the founder of APN Energy Consultants, a Dallas, Texas-based oil and gas consulting firm providing a range of services, including Asset Evaluation and Reserves Analysis, Acquisition Analysis, Operations Support, and Production and Financial Modeling. Mr. Nguyen founded APN Energy Consultants following his tenure with Murchison Oil and Gas, Inc. from 2013 to 2015. In his most recent role with Murchison Oil and Gas, Mr. Nguyen managed all Operations, Engineering, Exploitation, Exploration, Land, and Regulatory departments of the company, including Murchison Bone Springs Drilling Program 1, LLC, a $200MM private equity-backed 2nd Bone Spring horizontal drilling program in Southeast New Mexico.

CHRISTY EWERT

Vice President of Land
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CHRISTY EWERT

Vice President of Land
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In her role as Vice President of Land, Ms. Ewert serves as the division order analyst and manages all phases of land title work. She oversees the 200,000-acre portfolio for new well activity and production updates. Christy has deep knowledge and experience in all phases of land work in the petroleum business. Prior to joining Resource Royalty, she spent seven years at XTO Energy, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil, as a senior division order analyst. Her responsibilities included all aspects of division order work, including calculating interests and burdens, building DOI spreadsheets and setting up JIB and entitlement decks. Ms. Ewert has title experience in most petroleum-producing states, including Texas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, and North Dakota. Prior to 2011, she was an independent landman working for Striker Land Services of Texas, Broadway Minerals, and other industry participants. She is a fifth-generation oil and gas professional in Texas and a graduate of Southern Methodist University. She resides in Dallas with her husband and young son.

TAYLOR LEANDER

Vice President of Capital Markets
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Taylor Leander

Vice President of Capital Markets
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As a native Houstonian, and spending his childhood in Anchorage, Alaska, Taylor developed a passion for the oil & gas industry at a young age and has been surrounded by it his whole life. Joining Resource Royalty in 2014, Taylor currently serves as the Vice President of Capital Markets for the Southeast region of the country. During his tenure at the firm, Taylor has raised millions of dollars of private capital and has emerged as an accomplished and driven financial services professional with a proven track record of building and retaining relationships with top producing financial advisors, industry professionals, and high net worth investors. He has substantial experience in capital raising, investor relations, marketing, corporate communications, and due diligence functions.

Taylor received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance & Management from Baylor University and resides in Dallas, Texas. He is an active member of the Dallas Chapter of The Young Professionals in Energy, the Baylor Business Network of Dallas and Park Cities Baptist Church. Taylor and his wife are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their first child in September 2019. In his spare time Taylor enjoys listening to music, spending time outdoors, watching college football, and playing with his Boxer, Lady.

Taylor is a registered representative of JCC Advisors, LLC Member FINRA/SIPC: https://brokercheck.finra.org/.

BRANDON BURGER

Vice President of Capital Markets
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BRANDON BURGER

Vice President of Capital Markets
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Brandon has been close to the Oklahoma oil industry since his great-grandfather was an independent oil producer in the 1920’s. His family founded Oklahoma City based, Beard Oil & Gas, which was a publicly traded company for many decades. The company drilled numerous wells in what is now called the STACK region of western Oklahoma. He grew up in Oklahoma City, before moving to Plano, Texas. Over the last ten years he has worn many hats in the energy industry, working primarily on the land side of the business. As a landman for one of the largest independent land companies in the country, Turner Oil & Gas, he worked with some of the largest operators in the nation including Devon, Newfield, & Chesapeake. As a generational oil and gas investor, his in-depth knowledge gives him a unique perspective regarding energy opportunities. He has been active in royalty acquisitions across the major shale formations in the U.S. The majority of his focus has been on the STACK play in the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma.

Brandon served honorably in the US Marine Corps in active duty. He is a sports/fitness enthusiast and has maintained his regiment with exercise activities since youth sports. He is passionate about music, enjoys travel, and heads to Kauai, or La Jolla to spend time with family and friends, where they have been enjoying summers for over thirty years.

Brandon is a registered representative with JCC Advisors, LLC Member FINRA/SIPC: https://brokercheck.finra.org/.

JACOB HARVEY

Vice President of Capital Markets
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JACOB HARVEY

Vice President of Capital Markets
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Jacob is a 12-year veteran of the Real Estate Industry, mostly spent in multifamily. In late 2007 he began the task of leading a team of over 60 employees through the great recession for a family owned property management company. In 2015, Jacob started to raise capital for a REIT that sought class B multifamily properties in tertiary markets. Through his efforts, the selling group of the REIT grew by 80%, and he was instrumental in streamlining investor processes and communications. In early 2018, Jacob was introduced to the Resource Royalty team and joined the firm as the VP of Capital Markets for the Midwest and Northeast Region. In addition to his capital development responsibilities, he is also responsible for growing the selling group. Mineral and Royalty ownership has become a passion for Jacob; he has said several times upon learning about the benefits of royalty ownership, “I may never return to the surface and work with brick and mortar real estate again.”

Jacob has a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Political Science and Communication from Southwest Baptist University. In 2019, Jacob was one of a few applicants admitted to the Masters in Real Estate program through Georgetown University. Jacob and his wife are active in their church and blessed with four beautiful children. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys reading, painting, and traveling with his family.

Jacob is a registered representative with JCC Advisors, LLC Member FINRA/SIPC: https://brokercheck.finra.org/.

JANET KEIM

Sales Coordinator
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JANET KEIM

Sales Coordinator
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Janet is an established Executive Assistant/Sales Assistant with more than 20 years of experience. Her experience spans from working on Wall Street in her early 20’s to later on relocating to TX with TD Ameritrade. She joined Resource Royalty in 2018, bringing her extensive knowledge of the financial industry. She lives in Dallas and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and taking long hikes with her Great Pyrenees / Labrador, Harley.

CHRISTY WILSON

Accountant
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Christy is an established accountant with more than 15 years of experience. She joined Resource Royalty in 2017, bringing her extensive knowledge of tax and audit. Christy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Kansas State University. She lives in Dallas with her husband, Russ and enjoys spending time with their three kids. Christy is an active member at her church and her children’s schools.

VIRGINIA DAVIS

Accountant
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Virginia Davis is a very experienced professional in office management, financial reporting, databases, and customer relations. She served the vast of her career in Georgia state government. In 2018, Virginia joined Resource Royalty as a team member of the Accounting Department. Virginia relocated to Dallas, TX from Atlanta, GA with her spouse. She loves spending time with family and friends and enjoys sports.

Maria Medina

Accountant
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Maria is a seasoned accounting professional and has worked for many different companies during her career. Her experience spans many different industries, including communication systems, individual & family services, financial services, and commercial real estate. Before Resource Royalty, Maria worked as Senior International Accountant for Jones Lang LaSalle where she serviced many multinational clients. Maria received a Bachelors of Business Administration, Accounting from Universidad de Puerto Rico. She resides in Dallas, Texas and enjoys spending time with family, playing tennis, and serving for several philanthropies across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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