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Rex Tamplin, CPA
With the introduction of the Haynesville Shale to our community, and his involvement in the oil & gas industry while with Roberts Cherry and Company CPA’s, Mr. Tamplin had the foresight to see the need for a one stop consulting firm, catering to the beneficiaries of the Haynesville Shale. Now, Mr. Tamplin is responsible for the day-to-day operations and manages the financial aspects of Aliign Mineral Management, LLC. He also coordinates and administers the company’s marketing and strategic plans.
Licensed to practice in the states of Louisiana and Texas with a BS in Accounting from LSUS with 23 years of accounting experience; 10 years with large natural gas company, now headquartered in Houston TX, 7 years of real estate/family partnerships, and 6 years of public accounting.
John Dean, CPA/ABV, CVA
Partner of Counsel
John joined Heard, McElroy & Vestal in 1981 and retired in June 2011 after serving as Managing Partner for the previous 11 years. He remains active with the firm today as Partner Of Counsel, and when the company merged with Allign Mineral Management in December 2017, John joined our team. He has extensive experience working with royalty owners and producers in order to secure proper payment for Haynesville Shale production.
A native of Shreveport, John graduated from Louisiana State University in Shreveport with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, followed by a Master of Public Accounting with a specialization in taxation from The University of Texas.
Nick Courville, CPA
Nick joined the Allign Mineral Management team when the company merged with Heard, McElroy & Vestal in December 2017. He began his career at HMV in May 2011 and works in the Audit Department. Prior to joining HMV, Nick was employed at KPMG, LLP as an Audit Associate. As an Audit Manager, Nick’s duties included performing audits and attestation engagements of for closely-held companies, including those in the oil and gas industry. Additionally, he prepares financial statements, journal entries, and reconciliations of client information and researches technical issues and formulates the appropriate conclusions in order to effectively communicate the solution to team members and clients. A graduate of Northwestern State University, Nick received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in May of 2010.
Certified Mineral Manager
In 2015, Destiny joined the Aliign Mineral Management team and became a Certified Mineral Manager shortly thereafter. In addition to working with our royalty clients, she works with our non-operating working interest owners and operating clients.
Destiny has experience with analyzing mineral interests for proper payment, generating support documents for litigation purposes, and outsourced accounting for small independent operating companies. She also focuses on state regulatory filings.
As a graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Destiny received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Marketing.
Certified Mineral Manager
Blake joined the Aliign Mineral Management team in 2014, after a brief internship. He is our special projects lead, but also works with our management clients; analyzing their royalty statements, interacting with operating companies, and generating support documents for litigation purposes. With 5 years of oil and gas experience, he also became a certified mineral manager in 2018. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
Certified Mineral Manager
Taylor has been with us since the beginning and has helped build and design the package of services we currently provide our clients. You will be hard pressed to find someone more knowledgeable than she, when it comes to the interest of the royalty owner. Taylor is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University, earning a Bachelor of Science in human resource management in 2010. She became a Certified Mineral Manager in 2014 and is currently our lead analyst, working closely with each and every client.
Jessica joined the Aliign team in 2020, after working in the Tax Department with Heard McElroy and Vestal, CPA’s, where she assisted clients with tax services such as preparing returns for individuals, businesses and not for profit organizations. She currently works with our management clients, analyzing their royalty statements and ensuring the accuracy of their revenue receipts. She also works with our non-operating investors, to assist them in meeting their financial reporting and regulatory obligations.
Jessica graduated from the University of Central Missouri (UCM) in Warrensburg, Missouri with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Arts in Accountancy.
In 2020, Carter joined the Aliign Mineral Management team. He works with our management clients, analyzing their royalty statements and ensuring the accuracy of such as well as with our royalty investment groups and oil & gas operators, to meet their financial reporting obligations. His motivation and time management skills allow for him provide superior service to our clients.
Carter graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas with Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.
Lane joined the Aliign Mineral Management team in 2021 bringing 15-plus years of multi-state contract landman field agent experience working with local and national clients in oil, gas and minerals and public utilities as well as extensive surface use negotiation and acquisition along with some timber and forestry experience. A Texas Real Estate Commission License holder, with both Louisiana and Georgia Notary commissions, Lane handles land and mineral conveyance title examinations providing support for the Aliign team and clients including document drafts, title curative to clear up ownership and funds-in-suspense issues.