Chas Perry: CEO

Chas has served as Chief Executive Officer since January 2016. He is also currently the President of Texterra Energy Partners, Ltd., Managing Partner of Voyage Energy, LLC and Managing Partner of PBEX, LLC. Chas graduated from Texas Tech University in 2004 with a BBA in Business Finance. He has worked in various aspects of the oil and gas industry for 15+ years. He has been apart of the Master Mineral Holdings team since 2008. Chas currently resides in Midland, Texas with with wife and three children. Chas also serves on the board of Teen Flow.

COO: Tom Taccia oversees the daily operations for the acquisition department as well as our title department. His efforts are concentrated, but not limited to the efficacy of our program here at Master Mineral Holdings. Tom Taccia is the Managing Member of McClure Creek Acquisitions, LLC.  He graduated in 2007 from the University of Oklahoma with a BA in Journalism. His career in the oil and gas industry has consisted of performing title research, due diligence and title curative in the Mid-Continent and Appalachian Basin. Tom specializes in developing our acquisition strategies.


Matthew Buckingham is a native of Midland, TX.  He completed his Associates Degree at Midland College and his Bachelor’s Degree at the University of North Texas.  He is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard.  Matthew worked with Endeavor Energy Resources and Concho Resources before joining PBEX, LLC in 2012. He currently conducts in-house land duties for Master Mineral Holdings and PBEX, LLC.

Evan Mehaffey graduated in 2007 from the University of South Florida with a BS in Business Finance. He has been an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen since 2011 and earned his RPL designation in 2013. His career in the oil and gas industry spans several states and has consisted of title research, leasing and acquisitions. His main responsibilities include property management and mineral acquisitions in Southwestern PA and the panhandle of WV.



Steven Cread Bayliss currently works as our Acquisitions Manager. Mr. Bayliss graduated in 2009 from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor in Science and a concentration in Painting.  His career in the oil and gas industry started in 2011 which has consisted of title research, leasing, ARC GIS, and acquisitions in Appalachian Basin, Niobrara Shale, Mid-Continent, and Permian Basin. 

Nicholas List is a graduate of the geospatial analyst course at the NGI college, Ft. Belvoir VA. He has worked 4 years as a GIS technician/ Cartographer for a major land brokerage company. Prior to that he has served 11 years in the U.S. Army as a geospatial engineer and Bradley Linebacker (BSFV) Crewman.