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Jim Stout

Business Development

Donning an impressive more than 15-year career in real estate and land, Jim has managed projects ranging from single family home sales to oil and gas transactions of over $250MM in asset value. His real estate experience began in 2005 working with investors selling vacation homes on the sunny Outer Banks of North Carolina.

When he moved to western PA, Jim entered the energy sector working for a small oil and gas producer in Waynesburg, PA, where he wore many hats including land, permitting, business development, surface and rights-of way. Additionally, Jim spent over 11 years working for the largest producer of natural gas in the US where he held many positions and eventually managed the Land Business Development Department, completing many sales, trades, acquisitions and joint ventures.  

Jim focuses on business development for Back Road’s construction and drone services. Jim holds a B.S. from Penn State University, and is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), holding a Certified Professional Landman (CPL) certification. He is also a member of Northern Appalachian Landman Association (NALA) and the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC), as well as a PA Licensed Realtor and PA Notary. He resides in Gibsonia, PA, with his wife and two daughters.

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