Walter L. Stroud


  • Vice President, Engineering Services


  • Joined the Company in 1997
  • Over 30 years of experience in engineering, mapping, surveying and courthouse research
  • Responsible for GIS, CADD analysis, reserve calculations and mapping related information systems for the Company’s existing properties and prospective acquisitions.
  • Prior experience includes roles with Morgan Mining, Weir International Mining Consultants and Gaddy Engineering Company.


  • BS, Interactive Media and Design, Art Institute of Pittsburgh
  • AS– Drafting and Design, emphasis in mechanical design using AutoCAD, Northern Wayne County Technical School


  • Registered Landman
  • FAA Licensed UAV pilot
  • Member, American Association of Professional Landmen
  • Member, West Virginia Association of Geospatial Professionals
  • AutoCAD Certified Associate


  • Married, two children, four grandchildren, resides in Huntington, WV
  • Interests include CrossFit, fine arts, biblical studies and working on community GIS projects