Forza Leadership

Our approach is simple. Hard work and honesty are the qualities that make us stand out.
Juddson Culpepper, CPL
Juddson Culpepper, CPL Founding Partner
Juddson’s graduate studies at Texas A&M focused on natural resource development and economic impact analyses. Two of his analyses have been utilized by industry professionals including the Lower Colorado River Authority and the Texas Coalition for Conservation. The latter work was a seminal piece in passing legislation within the 80th session of the Texas State Legislature.

His love of land ultimately led his career path to the oil and gas industry where he found himself in East Texas. Since that time, Juddson has been active in developing potential oil and gas assets and managing existing assets from as far north as Montana’s Williston to as far south as Texas’ Eagleford. Juddson’s working knowledge includes abstracting, lease negotiations, state regulation, due-diligence, and GIS management.

Outside of the office Juddson is an active member of the AAPL, the Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen, the East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen and since 2012, he also serves as the Director of the Tyler chapter of Young Professionals in Energy.

Jared Clarke, RPL
Jared Clarke, RPL Founding Partner
Originally from Kansas, Jared began his career in oil & gas after working as a surveyor and estimator for a large infrastructure company in the DFW metroplex. His transition to land was natural, and has since gained extensive experience in land and legal principles, ROW acquisition, and database management. Primary focus and expertise is rooted in the Greater East Texas area, however has managed oil and gas assets across all major plays in Texas and across several active states.

Mr. Clarke attended Texas A&M University for Business (Class of 2005) and is a Registered Professional Landman (RPL) by the American Association of Petroleum Landmen, which he also serves on the Membership Committee for. He is a member of the Fort Worth APL, and maintains a Texas ROW license.

Jared is also the Co-Director of the Cowtown Energy Group. He was formerly involved with the Fort Worth, College Station, and Tyler chapters of the Young Professionals in Energy, initially forming both Tyler and College Station chapters. Jared resides in Fort Worth, Texas.