(PRWEB) January 19, 2015
As the nation’s largest independent mineral management firm with properties located in 40 states, Farmers National Company (FNC) is pleased to announce that it has expanded its staff into the Appalachia area, which includes parts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.
“With this expansion into the Marcellus and Utica shale areas, we will better serve our clients located in the Northeast and those clients that have properties located in this very active area of the country,” said David Smith, senior vice president of FNC’s Oil and Gas Management division. “We are excited about the opportunities that exist in the Northeast United States.”
Wes Turiano serves as Assistant Vice President - Oil and Gas Manager for the Northeast Unit and is responsible for managing the accounts and coordinating the regional marketing efforts. He graduated from the University of Richmond in 2002 where he received a double major in Economics and Political Science and was also was a member of the University of Richmond’s Men’s Varsity Golf Team. For the past several years, Turiano served as Vice President and Director of Mineral Management for S&T Bank and previously served as the bank’s Trust Business Development Officer.
Scott Porterfield serves as Assistant Vice President - Business Development Manager for Oil and Gas Management - Northeast Unit, focusing on marketing to individuals and institutions. He graduated from Geneva College in Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration where he also was a member of the varsity basketball team. He also is a graduate of the Bucknell University Central Atlantic School of Banking and Commercial Lending.Porterfield has worked with a number of banks acquired through mergers including PNC Bank. For the past seven years, he was with S&T Bank in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, where he served as Vice President of Mineral Management.
Farmers National Company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, is an employee-owned company, and is the nation’s leading agricultural landowner services company. Farmers National Company currently manages more than 140,000 oil and gas interests in 40 states. The company also manages more than 4,850 farms in 24 states comprising over 2.1 million acres. The company has sold over $2.65 billion of real estate during the last five years. Additional services provided by the company include auctions, appraisals, insurance, forest resource management, consultations, lake management, a national hunting lease program, and FNC Ag Stock. For more information on the quality services offered at Farmers National Company, please visit the Farmers National Company website at http://www.FarmersNational.com.