Rhonda R. LaRose 970-379-3094
1528 Anvil View Ave, Rifle, CO 81520
Oil & Gas Landman
Highly Motivated, Excellent Communicator, Dependable, Organized, Strong Work Ethics
To be part of a team that is seeking loyal landmen to perform surface, mineral and leasehold title abstracts and/or to secure oil and gas leases, easements and right of ways. Working in Doddridge, Tyler, Ritchie, Wetzel, Harrison and Wood Counties, West Virginia; and Denver and Garfield Counties, Colorado.
7/2010-9/2015 Texhoma Land Consultants I, Inc.
•Analysis of title opinions, oil and gas leases, broker reports, curative, well and
regulatory documents, conveyances, probate and heirship data and other legal
•In depth understanding of oil, gas and mineral laws in various states and affiliated
oil and gas leases deeds, and title curative documents.
•Accountable for land and records research and analysis, title search and reports.
•Analyzed parcel descriptions and land documents, such as court judgement records,
pending cases, liens, loans, plats and surveys, easements, restrictions, real estate
taxes, and assessor’s records, as well as identifying and obtaining pertinent copies
and completing a report/summary for each search regarding title and oil and gas
leases as well as reviewing deeds to determine ownership and legal description.
•Managed a small team of subcontractors by directing and monitoring their work,
and taking corrective action when necessary. Handed out priority parcels to title
agents along with all available maps and well data. Kept track of all assigned title
•Reviewed and corrected title reports for accuracy Responsible for mineral ownership
examination for 150+ years for WV including courthouse research, title examination
troubleshooting difficult title problems and curing title defects, with an emphasis on
title, royalty owners and working interest.
4/2004-6/2010 Garfield County Treasurer-Finance Specialist-County Clerk
•Recorded legal documents in the Clerk and Recorders office.
•Researched documents, maps and legal documents by Section, Township Range.
•As Deputy Treasurer, collected and distributed tax revenue.
•Bank reconciliation of all bank accounts associated with Garfield County on a
monthly Basis (approximately 27 accounts).
This job was extremely detail-oriented with no margin for error and met deadlines on a regular basis. The government program that we used was New World Systems.
1/2001-3/2004 Bruce Mills CPA-Full Charge Bookkeeper
•Accounting for approximately 40 companies.
•A/P, A/R, Sales Tax Reports and data entry.
•Payroll and all payroll related reports, quarterly and year end.
This was an accounting firm who did bookkeeping for a multitude of different businesses. I was in charge of all aspects of the accounting from payroll to year end adjusting entries.
1998/2001 Alpine Bank –Loan Processor
•Was part of a team which started the centralized loan processing department for
all Alpine Banks in Colorado.
•Created loan documents for commercial and personal loans for 25 bank locations.
This was a new department that was created to centralize all loan processing systems for Colorado. This position was always a learning experience, with constant changes and new ideas to make our department effective and productive.
Rifle High SchoolDiploma 1977
Colorado Mountain CollegeMarketing and Accounting
Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, and Greenbriar Graphics
Organized and Team Leader with positive attitude
Works well under pressure, independently and as a team player
Katie E. Nigh
Michael Patterson, Crew Chief CO
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Steve Carlson, Prospect Manager, WV
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