Holland Services is truly redefining the land services business, drawing on our professionals’ decades of experience while also employing today’s high-tech tools to solve the toughest land challenges. Our industry leading services include lease negotiations, title abstracting, due diligence, curative, GIS/Mapping, and right of way services.
Since our inception, we have been servicing the energy industry, supporting clients in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors across America.
Through 30+ years of experience, we’ve learned how to operate as a seamless extension of our clients, customizing solutions that customers can trust. Today, Holland’s expansive offerings serve the critical land development needs of clients in a wide range of industries, including engineering, construction, transportation and communications. And with hundreds of skilled landmen in more than a dozen offices nationwide, we can quickly deploy to tackle your project at a moment’s notice.
Holland’s presence and success in the land service business for over three decades guarantees you are working with a competent land services operation with experience handling every type of job in areas spanning all of North America. Holland is versatile enough to handle any type of project, big or small, yet dependable enough to ensure the job is performed with efficiency and accuracy.
Founder and Chairman of the Board
Robert Gaudin is the dynamic, visionary entrepreneur that founded Holland Services more than 35 years ago. Under his leadership, the company has grown into one of the largest and most versatile land services providers for upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas endeavors. Holland is one of America’s most successful businesses in its field due to Mr. Gaudin’s vast industry knowledge, tireless work-ethic and innovative approach to identifying the right opportunities for Holland’s clients. He is the chief architect behind Holland Services’ aggressive national expansion plan which positions the company to provide real-time, on-the-ground service for its clients. His goal is simple; to provide competitive land services solutions for the energy, utilities, transportation, water and environmental management, sustainable energy and telecommunications industries when and where Holland’s support is needed. He is highly focused on water and environmental management, an interest that was developed just out of college while he was working at the New York State Attorney General’s office overseeing water purification legal affairs. He remains committed to protecting our water resources by providing water management solutions for the oil and gas industry. Mr. Gaudin serves on the Board of Directors of AquaMost, Inc. a manufacturer of water treatment products for the oil and gas industry and is an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL), American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and many other industry associations on both the national and local levels.
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x201
Chief Executive Officer
Since joining Holland Services in 2006 Bryan dedicated himself to learn the business from the ground up. He was named CEO in July 2017 with an in-depth knowledge of every facet of the industry along with the key principles of the importance of hard work, dedication, and a family-based work culture put in place by his father, Robert Gaudin in the early 1980’s, when he founded the company.
In addition to strengthening and overseeing the company’s project management, business development, and systems management processes, Bryan has been instrumental in leading the company’s aggressive and successful growth strategy. He is dedicated to deliver excellence for clients and remains directly involved in upgrading the company’s technology capabilities and hiring industry professionals that possess a strong work ethic and competence, at all levels, to provide the best in land services.
Education: Krannert School of Business, Purdue University (B.S.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landman (AAPL), Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL), Fort Worth Wildcatters, Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL)
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x210
Business Development Manager – Permian and Rockies
Grant joined the Holland team in 2015 with a background in business development across multiple disciplines in the Oil and Gas industry. He currently serves as the Business Development Manager for the Permian Basin and Rockies Region. He works closely with clients to understand their growth and operational needs in order to provide products that fit their strategic goals.
In addition to strengthening the company’s business development in the Permian and the Rockies, Grant has worked to expand the company’s presence in emerging plays as well as diversifying across other areas of the energy sector. He is dedicated to deliver excellence for clients and remains directly involved with the company’s operations personnel to deliver high quality products across leasing, title, due diligence, and surface projects.
Education: Colorado College (B.A.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), Denver Association of Professional Landmen (DAPL), Permian Basin Landmen’s Association (PBLA)
Phone: (303) 733-9393 x432
Senior Vice President of Operations
Brian Poe is an accomplished Registered Professional Landman (RPL), with more than ten years of energy industry experience managing U.S. and international clients. He excels in overseeing large scale projects in oil and gas exploration, production, mergers and acquisitions and divestitures. Committed to being responsive to clients and offering expertise, efficiency and results, Brian is an excellent fit to fulfill the ongoing mission at Holland Services. Brian is a graduate of Texas State University, San Marcos, TX with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He is an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen, North Houston Association of Professional Landmen and the Houston Association of Professional Landmen.
Phone: (713) 255-5170 x413
Senior Vice President of Operations
Nick began his career with Holland Services in 2000 under the direct tutelage of founder, Robert Gaudin. In 2015 he was named SVP of Operations after previously serving as Senior Project Manager and the Company’s GIS Director. Nick has extraordinary expertise in the land services business and demonstrates leadership in quality land management.
With experience in every major basin across the US, he is responsible for planning and developing the strategic operations of the various functions of all upstream land services work. Proficient in the Company’s industry leading technology capabilities, Nick uses the ability to unite land and technology to deliver unsurpassed solutions for any client or project, nationwide.
Education: University of Southern Indiana (B.S.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landman (AAPL), Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL), Fort Worth Wildcatters
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x211
Andrew’s career in oil and gas began shortly after he graduated Law School. He has extensive experience managing due diligence and title projects across multiple basins from both a land and legal perspective. Additionally, as a partner at a leading title firm, Andrew was instrumental in the transition of a Texas-based law firm into a multi-jurisdictional practice.
Andrew joined Holland in January of 2013 and was named General Counsel in October of 2016. While his responsibilities include heading up Holland’s internal legal department, Andrew is often called upon to assist during a due diligence or title project setup phase because of his diverse background in oil and gas transactional matters.
Education: South Texas College of Law (J.D.); University of Texas at Arlington (B.B.A.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL), Fort Worth Wildcatters, Tarrant County Bar Association
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x225
Business Development Manager – MidCon and Appalachia
Tom joined Holland Services in 2010 and previously served as a Senior Project Manager, leading teams of landmen, attorneys and support personnel in leasing, title and due diligence projects. Hower’s industry experience includes the supervision and coordination of field landmen, understanding of all oil and gas legal documents, risk management and implementation of client goals in Oklahoma, Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
As Business Development Manager, Tom Hower serves and develops clients in the MidContinent Region and Appalachian basins. He consistently works to understand each client’s specific project goals and objectives to develop and implement a plan of action that achieves the desired results. His proactive communication style is but one reason Tom is an invaluable asset to his clients and his Holland team.
Education: Pennsylvania State University (B.A.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landman (AAPL), Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen (OCAPL), Michael Late Benedum Chapter of the AAPL (MLBC), Northern Appalachian Landman’s Association (NALA), International Right-of-Way Association (IRWA)
Phone: (405) 842-9393 x442
Regional Manager – Appalachia
Clint joined the Holland Services team in 2010 with a background in management of large-scale drilling programs, acquisitions due diligence, leasing and all varieties of upstream land and title projects across multiple basins. He has successfully handled over 1M acres of drill site title, 175K acres of lease acquisitions, and 40K acres of mineral acquisitions for major E&P companies. He has also successfully handled $6.5B in client acquisitions, and is familiar with all phases of the acquisition process from data room, to closing, to post-closing joint development and asset management.
As a regional manager, he works directly with clients to evaluate their needs and ensure proper execution of projects throughout the duration of the project life cycle. His areas of focus include drill site title, title due diligence, leasing, acquisition and divestiture services, accounting and land management systems consulting, and GIS services.
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landman (AAPL), Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL)
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x219
Senior Land Advisor
George Dietrich is a Senior Land Advisor for Holland Services and brings over 33 years of experience in the oil and gas industry to his role. Dietrich has been on the Holland Services team since 1980 and is a Graduate of Purdue University. He has completed various Mineral Land Management courses at the University of Evansville. Dietrich serves a variety of clients by managing projects that include curative, title, due diligence, mineral ownership for leasing purposes, verifying ownership for draft payment, and run sheets. With extensive industry field experience in Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arkansas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, New York, North Dakota, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, Michigan, Colorado and Wyoming – Dietrich has encountered virtually every nuance of title issues. Dietrich is a member of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA), Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL) and American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x324
Due Diligence and Curative Specialist
Jennifer Goode joined Holland Services in January 2006 to provide hands-on management of large scale title, curative and due diligence projects in Texas, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. Goode’s experience includes acquisition title clearance, due diligence on producing and non-producing lands for acquisition and divestiture transactions, and title curative on over 1,750 drilling and division order title opinions in multiple basins. Goode has extensive due diligence experience on multiple acquisitions of Marcellus and Utica assets for deals ranging from 2,500 to 50,000 acres across multiple counties in Ohio and West Virginia, as well as due diligence experience in West Texas and South Texas. She is an attorney licensed by the State Bar of Texas and a Registered Landman with the American Association of Professional Landmen. Goode is a member of the State Bar of Texas Section on Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law, the State Bar of Texas Section on Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section, and the American Bar Association, as well as being an active member of the Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL) and American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x215
Senior Land Advisor
Greg Sharp is a Senior Land Advisor at Holland Services with over nineteen years experience working in the oil and gas industry. Sharp’s projects have given him extensive experience in Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Arkansas, Oklahoma and North Dakota. An active member of the Holland team since 2001, he has worked closely with oil and gas operators of various sizes – on-site, in the field, and in-house – overseeing project staff that perform all aspects of title research, lease management, acquisition, and divestiture. He has exceptional proficiency in the preparation of documentation as operator or non-operator including assignments of interests, JOAs, Divisions of Interest, and Division Orders. Additionally, Sharp and his team excel at preparing new leases, exhibits, releases, affidavits, ratifications, amendments, and other documents requested by Holland’s clients. He has been a member of Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen (FWAPL) since 2005.
Phone: (405) 842-9393 x441
Since joining the company in July 2013, Heath has added tremendous financial expertise and has actively implemented several best practices within the Accounting department, including an on-line timekeeping system that has streamlined the process required to generate client invoicing.
He has also established and staffed disciplined functions to professionally manage Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Human Resources. Heath’s efforts have enhanced Holland’s efficiencies by focusing on accuracy, comprehensive reporting and timely communication to clients
Prior to joining Holland, Heath’s past work experience included progressive accounting and consulting roles with Private Equity firms, insurance companies, and national retirement consulting firms.
Education: Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University (B.B.A in Accounting and Financial Services and Planning)
Organizations: Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x222
Chief Financial Officer
Howard is a Certified Public Accountant and has been involved in the energy sector for over 10 years with experience in both the financial and operational roles. Prior to joining Holland Services in 2017 he served for 9 years in executive leadership roles of a multi-state company manufacturing oil field equipment. Howard started his career with one of the major accounting firms and served in both US and international finance and accounting roles at a multi-national manufacturing company.
Howard’s business experience and technical financial knowledge provide him a solid foundation for helping to develop the strategy for, and support, an aggressively growing company. He focuses on the value stream and ensuring resources are properly identified and effectively utilized to meet both the clients’ and the ownership’s needs.
Education: College of Business, University of Texas at Arlington (BBA in Accounting); College of Business, Sam Houston State University (MBA in Management)
Organizations: Certified Public Accountant, Texas, Financial Executives International, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x203
Senior Project Manager
Natalie joined the Holland team in 2016 with a background in management of large-scale acquisition due diligence and all varieties of upstream land and title projects across multiple basins. She has successfully handled $8.1B in client acquisitions for major E&P companies, both domestic and international, and is familiar with all phases of the acquisition process from data room, to closing, to post-closing joint development and asset management.
As a senior project manager, she works directly with clients to evaluate their needs and ensure proper execution of projects throughout the duration of the project life cycle. Her areas of focus include title due diligence, acquisition and divestiture services, and land management systems consulting.
Education: Illinois Tech (B.S), Professional Land Management Certificate
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landman (AAPL), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL), Women’s Energy Network (WEN)
Phone: (713) 255-5170 x411
Senior Project Manager
With a background as an independent landman and in-house title examiner, Paden joined Holland in 2014. His industry experience and understanding across seven different states in multiple basins, bring a valuable perspective and versatility to Holland’s management team.
As a senior project manager, Paden works closely with our clients to understand their goals and ensure that all land service needs, from lease checks, acquisition and due diligence, to drilling title, curative and surface needs are properly administered. He has successfully managed the title and land due diligence on numerous acquisitions across Texas, Oklahoma and North Dakota, continuing on to serve those clients through the life of the asset or development program.
Education: University of Houston-Downtown (B.B.A., Marketing)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen (OCAPL)
Phone: (405) 842-9393 x380
CPL, Regional Title Manager
Ryan began working with Holland in December of 2017 and brought a decade of oil and gas title knowledge with him. Previously, he’s handled a broad range of successful mineral title and acquisition projects throughout the Appalachian basin as a project manager, and contains a skillset suitable for any lease take-off, due diligence, certified and curative title needs.
In his current role of Regional Manager, Ryan plans to continue to develop and maintain some of the best project managers in the industry, while servicing every client’s needs and preserving the integrity of Holland to the highest standard. He takes a great deal of pride in the quality of the product that we provide and tailoring the deliverables to your project specifics.
Education: Master of Business Administration, Fairmont State University (MBA); Business Administration, Fairmont State University (B.S.); Chemistry, Fairmont State University (B.S.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landman (AAPL), Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) of the AAPL
Phone: (724) 228-8045 x406
Will has been with Holland Services since 2010. During this time, he has overseen various types of projects across multiple basins ranging from curative and due diligence, to title abstracting and leasing. His clients have included publicly traded and privately held E&P companies, multi-national law firms, and various types of capital providers.
As a project manager, Will works directly with clients to determine the best course of action in order to achieve their goals. He then works with Holland personnel in order to implement the proper procedures necessary to meet those goals in a timely fashion.
Education: Texas Wesleyan School of Law (J.D.); Texas Christian University (B.A.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL)
Phone: (817) 698-9393 x218
Lou joined Holland Services in 2012. Lou started in the Oil and Gas industry running title while pursuing his undergraduate and law degrees. Upon graduation from Law School, Lou spent fourteen years as a trial attorney with most of that time as an Assistant District Attorney. He brings keen analytical and communication skills from his time as a trial attorney.
In the past six years Lou has successfully managed multiple projects throughout Appalachia. He has handled projects which vary in size and type in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He is skilled in overseeing full title, leasing and both buyer and seller side due diligence projects. At the height of the industry boom in Appalachia, Lou successfully managed a project of over 150 abstractors throughout multiple counties. This project continues to thrive under Lou’s leadership. Lou is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to get the job done. He possesses a strong work ethic and competency to provide superior service to Holland’s clients.
Education: Oklahoma State University, (B.S.); University of Oklahoma, (J.D.)
Organizations: American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), M.L.B.C Chapter of AAPL (MLBC)
Phone: (724) 228-8045 x402
Holland Services’ team of professionals is deeply dedicated to redefining what it means to provide land services. No matter the issue, we know that everything begins and ends with the land.
Holland Services provides lease negotiation and acquisition services to help our clients secure oil and gas leases through a combination of industry knowledge and experience, careful research, and excellent communication. Our leasing agents are committed to negotiating and securing the best possible lease terms for our clients so that they may achieve both their short and long-term goals regarding their oil and gas investments.
Our team of experienced title agents and abstractors specialize in the complexities and nuances of their designated geographic regions. We provide title services tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients ranging from full “patent to present” mineral title research to limited and leasehold title searches.
Holland’s title curative team is devoted to researching and resolving title curative issues at all stages of the title process. Our curative specialists have the title experience necessary to accurately and efficiently cure complex title issues in a timely manner.
Our right of way agents specialize in acquiring right-of-way and surface use agreements on behalf of our clients. In addition to acquisitions, our team will review existing right of way and surface use agreements to assist our clients with compliance of the terms within such agreements.
When it comes to transactions, Holland Services is the industry leader. When it’s time to do a deal, Holland Services offers a due diligence process that’s scalable and organized, while also incorporating customized solutions that fit your specific needs. Holland has worked land deals across America for more than 30 years. We also have a deep understanding of what’s beneath the ground, and how that can impact your project. No transaction or project is too complex for our talented professionals.
Holland’s skilled GIS specialists are simply the best. The team consists of degreed professionals with specific oil & gas expertise, as well as right-of-way, seismic and site location experience. We also have expertise across multiple software platforms, including various database architectures ensuring the best fit with each client’s needs. Our GIS department always uses the latest ESRI ArcGIS software platform and can produce shape files for countless layers of data and information for easy reintegration into your system.
Holland offers in-house placement of experienced land service professionals to support your land department staffing needs. We can provide a talented team of landmen, lease analysts, division order analysts, and administrative personnel to provide any additional land services your project may require.
Holland Services provides a unique career opportunity to learn all aspects of the land business. This will provide you with a foundation for a successful career in the energy industry while working with some of the biggest companies in the business.
The company maintains an active presence in multiple basins with hundreds of landmen strategically deployed ready to mobilize on new projects.
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