News | January 18, 2018

Contract Land Staff Appoints Darin Hittle As President And CEO

Contract Land Staff, LLC (CLS), a leading national provider of right of way and land management services, announced recently the appointment of Darin Hittle as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Hittle is a tenured operational leader and has spent the majority of his career in the energy industry. He brings over a decade of senior management and business development experience, most recently in leadership roles at the Wood Group and LW Survey Co.

“We are truly excited to welcome Darin to CLS,” said Jimmy Lee, Board Member of CLS. “Darin has deep experience and an impressive track record of growing field service organizations in our industry. With his leadership, CLS is well-positioned to continue growing the business in new markets and geographies and enhancing the services we provide to our customers.”

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization,” said Mr. Hittle. “CLS has an enviable reputation in the industry. I look forward to building upon the company’s strong foundation and continuing to seek new and better ways to serve our diverse customer base.”

About CLS
Contract Land Staff, LLC, founded in 1985, is one of the largest independent providers of right of way consulting services and related services in North America. CLS’s services include a combination of land management solutions such as right of way acquisition, training, staffing, and land and real estate administration services.

CLS serves pipeline, utility, electric transmission and distribution, rail, public sector, solar and wind generation, and telecommunications clients nationwide with corporate headquarters in Sugar Land, Texas. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Contract Land Staff