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Kyle Andress

Project Manager

Kyle joined Western Land Services in 2011, and started his career in the oil & gas arena back in 2004.  A family trade for 30+ years, Kyle’s parents and four brothers are all in the energy business. Kyle got his start working in the field on rigs and operations.  His first undertaking as a Landmen led him to New York state for a leasing project, and he has progressed in the field ever since. Over the years, Kyle has engaged in projects across the US:   Marcellus, Utica, Fayetteville, Arkoma,  Mississippian Lime, Anadarko, Barnett and Eagle Ford. He has a versatile skillset:  seismic operations, lease and right of way acquisitions (including pipeline and electrical transmission), construction/reclamation,  damage settlements, and due diligence.  He is also fluent in FERC related projects.  Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He is also a musician and a car enthusiast, spending his free time writing, recording and producing music, as well as attending car shows and wrenching on his own vehicles!

Stacy Kirk

Stacy Kirk

7 yrs at WLS & industry experience

Daniel Stevenson

Project Manager

Dan has been part of the Western Land Services team since 2005. His experience includes lease and ROW acquisition, title research, curative, operations, and on the ground team leadership. He has established himself as a high level Project Manager who embraces the task of understanding project needs and implementing strategies required to produce the desired result. He is an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen, and has worked in nine different states. He  enjoys the opportunity of meeting new people and developing lasting relationships in an ever-changing industry. As an avid golfer, Dan rarely travels without his clubs… just in case.

Stephanie Yeck

Senior Title & Abstract / Special Projects

Stephanie joined Western Land Services in 2008. Her skill set includes expertise in title & abstracting research, a multitude of due diligence projects, of which include inventory audits, mineral acquisitions and storage fields. She is equipped to handle projects from start to finish, no matter the task at hand. She is a Certified Professional Landman with the American Association of Professional Landmen and a Licensed Resident Producer through the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services. An Aquarius, Stephanie enjoys the beach, camping and spending time with her family and friends!

Wil Messersmith

Project Manager & Duncan Office Manager

Stationed in Duncan, Oklahoma, Wil has been in the land business since graduating from Cameron University in 2006. As a second generation landman, Wil has been exposed to and developed experience in all aspects of field work:  from seismic surface coordinator, mineral title and acquisition, right of way, and surface damages negotiations. Wil’s well rounded background has contributed to his success as a project manager. Wil is a member of the SOAPL, OCAPL and AAPL. Wil enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. As a hobby, he leads the worship team at his church. Outside of church and work, Wil is an avid hunter and fisherman – passions he shares with his entire family!