About Us

Stronghold Investment Management (“Stronghold,” “SIM,” or “the Firm”) is a technology-driven, vertically integrated investment manager focused on real-assets and related private markets. Stronghold seeks to deliver best-in-class risk-adjusted returns through an investment framework that features comparatively rapid transaction velocity, deep technical expertise, creative financial structuring, and objective and algorithmic decision making.

Stronghold was founded by Ryan Turner in 2016 and today has over $1 billion in capital commitments across 10+ investment vehicles. 

Ultimately, Stronghold intends to apply its technology-intensive investment approach to a variety of specialist real assets verticals, including:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Renewables
  • Specialty Real Estate (commercial, datacenters, marinas)
  • Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure
  • Billboards and Fixtures
  • Mining & other commodities
  • Utilities
  • Secondaries

Stronghold Investment Management is seeking candidates for the role of Oil and Gas Business Development Manager. The position will work closely with multiple departments to facilitate the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas assets in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have a solid background in investment management, specific to the oil and gas industry, excellent negotiation skills, and an ability to handle a high volume of transactions. An ability to negotiate contracts, clearly communicate obligations, and maintain relationships with a variety of oil and gas professionals is also required. This role is scoped to work exclusively with other upstream oil and gas professionals within the industry.


  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with other mineral professionals operating within the Stronghold AOI
  • Work closely with the VP of Acquisitions to develop and implement strategies specific to transacting with professionals
  • Negotiate upstream business transactions, including but not limited to, mineral purchases, oil and gas leases, and surface estate purchases primarily interfacing with other mineral professionals
  • Host and attend various industry conferences, dinners, and other networking events
  • Coordinate with multiple departments in process of acquiring assets and protecting company position
  • Assist in integration of multiple applications designed to capture relationship touch points and data
  • Communicate issues involving title and contractual disputes to team and assist in resolution


  • 5-7 years of industry experience in oil and gas
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Dedication to firm objectives and goals while exemplifying high personal and professional moral code
  • Demonstrated proficiency and measurable outcomes operating in a business development capacity
  • Effective communicator
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


Full compensation packages are based on candidate experience and certifications.

Salary Range
$50,000$125,000 USD
Total Compensation Range
$75,000$375,000 USD

Why work with Stronghold?

At Stronghold, we strive to create a workplace that is not only rewarding but also satisfying. We believe our employees are the driving force behind our success, and we are committed to providing them with an environment where they can thrive and reach their full potential. When you choose to work with us, you'll be joining a team of highly talented professionals who are passionate about what they do and dedicated to bringing technology expertise to our domain. We value innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence, and we provide our employees with the resources and support they need to succeed. If you're looking for a challenging and fulfilling career, we invite you to apply.


  • Market-competitive compensation
  • Fully paid benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • Fully Funded HSA (with HDHP)
  • 401k + Match
  • Company sponsored LTD, STD, life insurance and AD&D
  • Generous PTO policy
  • 15 company recognized holidays 
  • One week company-wide paid vacation 
  • Class A offices in prime locations
  • Parental Leave

Equal Opportunity Employer

Stronghold Investment Management is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, where individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives can thrive. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply and embrace the unique contributions they can bring to our organization.

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