John-David "J.D." was born in Odessa and lived there a short time before his family moved up to the Texas Panhandle. After gaining his education in Biology at Texas Tech University, he spent several years working in Telecommunications for both AT&T and Verizon. During this time he gained valuable experience as a Project Manager and Supervisor before finding his home in the Oil & Gas Industry in 2007. Since then he has worked for WSH both as a Field Landman and as a Project Manager. He has field experience in title research, lease negotiation and acquisition, due diligence and curative work. He has also worked as a Project Manager on projects for multiple clients conducting operations throughout Texas and in parts of Oklahoma. These projects have ranged in size from two field landmen to as many as seventy-five. Additionally, he has gained experience working on a contract basis in-house conducting lease analysis for projects in Kansas and Wyoming. He has a wonderful wife and a beautiful baby girl. He is an avid cyclist, golfer, and loves the outdoors. J.D. is an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and the Houston Association of Professional Landmen.