MEET OUR TEAM

The team at Expedition Royalty is focused on providing all landowners with a fair and honest assessment of their assets. Our expert land team provides years of top industry experience to help you understand the underlying details of your mineral or royalty interest. Along with the land team, Expedition gains an additional advantage with a full team of geologists, engineers, and finance experts to ensure all offers are thoroughly evaluated. While others may avoid providing in-depth information to landowners, the team at Expedition strives to interact with you in-person to ensure you have a full understanding of your asset.

Land and Mineral Acquisition Team

Rayne Austin
VICE PRESIDENT OF LAND

Rayne Austin serves as Landman for Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to joining Expedition, he acted as a Buyer for Permico Royalties. He earned a BS in Agribusiness at Oklahoma State University.

Scott Steger
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ACQUISITIONS

Scott Steger is the Director of Finance and Acquisitions at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to Expedition, he served as Corporate Finance Manager at Guidon Energy. He earned a B.A. in Financial Economics and Philosophy from Vanderbilt University.

David Deffenbaugh
SENIOR LANDMAN

David Deffenbaugh is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to Expedition, he worked with brokers and independently as a Landman acquiring minerals, leasehold and establishing title for clients such as Encana Oil & Gas, Callon Petroleum, and Carrizo Oil and Gas across multiple basins in the continental U.S. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.

Mead Robuck
SENIOR LANDMAN

Mead Robuck is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to joining Expedition, he served as a Landman and Leasing Agent at Prairie Oil and Gas where he brokered lease agreements and drilling assignments in the STACK and SCOOP plays.

Will Swinney
SENIOR LANDMAN

Will Swinney is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to Expedition, he was a Landman at Brown, Godwin & Company. During his time there, his duties consisted of researching and determining complex mineral and leasehold ownership while negotiating with mineral owners to lease or purchase mineral rights across the state of Texas.

Coleman Marcos
LANDMAN

Coleman Marcos is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to Expedition, he was a Landman at Twin Creek Resources in Fort Worth and Carruth Energy in Lubbock. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Energy Commerce.

Bill Veatch
LANDMAN

Bill Veatch is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Company. Mr. Veatch has over a decade of experience in the Energy Sector. Prior to joining Expedition, he served as a Senior Consultant within the Oil & Gas Division at CGI Technologies & Solutions, Inc where he managed over 200 Oil & Gas Trust accounts throughout North America for JPMorgan Chase & Company drawing on experience gained in land sales and landman activities in previous employment. He began his career in Commercial Real Estate with a boutique firm named United Commercial Realty (now part of CBRE) where he was responsible for third party retail brokerage transactions on behalf of multiple national retailers and private developers. A Dallas native, Bill is a graduate of the University of Southern California.

Jordan Tinsley
LANDMAN

Jordan Tinsley is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to joining Expedition, Jordan interned as a Landman at Double Eagle while working towards earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Geosciences at Texas Tech University.

Bill Snyder
LANDMAN

Bill Snyder is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to Expedition, Bill began his career handling lease negotiations in the Delaware Basin for Mountain Lion Oil and Gas in Midland, Texas. He then began mineral acquisition for Case Energy Partners in Dallas. Bill graduated from Texas Tech University in 2017 where he studied Energy Commerce and Supply Chain Management.

Jesse Salais
LANDMAN

Jesse Salais is a Landman at Expedition Royalty Co. He is a Fort Worth Native with a proven track record in the leasing and negotiating of mineral deals. His previous experience includes working at Holland Land Services, a company that serviced several oil and gas operators including Jetta Operating Co, Fort Worth, TX. Jesse successfully leased minerals in the Permian Basin for Jetta Operating Co. Additionally, he worked for Axia Land Services, playing an integral role in the negotiation and leasing of land in Barnett Shale for Chesapeake Energy.

Technical Team

Dylan Collins
VICE PRESIDENT OF GEOLOGY

Dylan Collins is the Vice President of Geology at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to Expedition, he served as a Geologist for Pioneer Natural Resources Company. He earned an MS in Structural Geology and Paleomagnetics from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Manuel Cossio
VICE PRESIDENT OF RESERVOIR ENGINEERING

Manuel Cossio is the Vice President of Reservoir Engineering at Expedition Royalty Co. Prior to Expedition, he served as a Reservoir Engineer at Pioneer Natural Resources Company. He earned an MS in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin, an MS in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Engineering degree from Imperial College London.

Administrative Team

Michelle Hamlin
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Michelle Hamlin is an office manager for Expedition Royalty in the Big Spring office.

Chelsy Segundo
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Chelsy Segundo is an office manager for Expedition Royalty in the Big Spring office.