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.

TAYLOR LEANDER

Director of Investor Relations & Marketing
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Taylor Leander

Director of Investor Relations & Marketing
bob howard of resource royalty 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 the industry his whole life. Joining Resource Royalty in 2014, Taylor currently serves as the Director of Investor Relations & Marketing. 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. In his spare time Taylor enjoys listening to music, spending time with his family, watching college football, and playing with his Boxer, Lady.

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

MIKE FACIANA

Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager
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MIKE FACIANA

Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager
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Mike is a highly experienced financial services professional with over 20 years in the industry. He held positions with Cole Capital, Steadfast REIT in addition to Allianz and Morgan Stanley.

He has worked in many capacities from financial advisor to key accounts manager and has been part of fundraising as an external wholesaler in the Real Estate, Private Equity and 1031 DST spaces. Mike has personally raised over three quarters of a billion dollars in his career. In addition to his role as National Sales Manager, Mike is responsible for growing the Resource Royalty selling group.

 

Mike is married with four children and lives in Overland Park, KS. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family, coaching his sons Soccer team and is an active participant in physical fitness including weightlifting and kick boxing.

Mike 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. 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. 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/.

BRIAN SONE

Associate Vice President
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Brian Sone

Associate Vice President
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Brian has been in the financial services industry since 2014, serving as a Financial Advisor for over four years before transitioning to raising capital for private placements. Brian has extensive knowledge of alternative investments and has helped raise over $15,000,000 in his career.

Brian received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Commerce from Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Virginia. Brian and his wife, Margaret, live in Dallas and attend Munger Place Church. In his spare time Brian enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling (particularly to New Orleans and Miami) and watching the Dallas Cowboys.

RYAN LODES

Vice President of Institutional Investments
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RYAN LODES

Vice President of Institutional Investments
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With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services and investment industries Ryan comes well prepared to pursue institutional investment sources, independent registered investment advisors, wealth managers and their clients across the country. In addition to his sales responsibilities he initiated Resource Royalty’s successful membership application for DTCC’s Alternative Investment Product (AIP) platform, which enables the firm’s current investment funds to be held on most major custodial platforms. Ryan served as vice president – capital markets and business development for JVM Realty Corporation and their 4 most recent private equity fund offerings. His career includes the structuring, development, sales and distribution of various investor programs, including non-traded REITs, business development companies (BDCs), direct investments, Regulation D offerings and private equity. His background also includes studying finance at California State University-Fullerton, and he holds FINRA securities licenses as general securities representative (7), general securities principal (24), investment banking representative (79) and operations professional (99). He will be based in Orange County, California.

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

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.

TYLER MAYRANT

Sales Assistant
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TYLER MAYRANT

Sales Assistant
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Tyler is a proactive, customer-focused Sales Assistant with successful sales and research experience accompanied with a positive and confident approach. Before joining Resource Royalty in 2019, she has worked in the Chemistry and Healthcare sectors focusing on research and improving customer relations in healthcare settings. Tyler relocated to Dallas, TX from Philadelphia, PA. She enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with family and friends.

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.

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.

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