David Heikkinen serves as Chief Executive Officer of both Heikkinen Energy Advisors and its wholly owned broker/dealer, Heikkinen Energy Securities LLC. Prior to founding the Firm in December 2012, he served as Global Head of E&P Research at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co and lead the E&P Research team at Capital One Southcoast. He gained industry experience at Shell where he served various operations and engineering roles focused in the Gulf of Mexico. He serves on the Board of Directors at Red Mountain Resources, a publicly traded E&P company under RDMP. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly University of Missouri – Rolla) and an MBA from Tulane University. He holds the Series 7, 24, 63, 86, and 87 licenses.