J. Nick Cooper

J. Nick Cooper

Chief Financial Officer, Staghorn Petroleum

J. Nick Cooper brings over 18 years of expertise in the energy sector, specializing in finance and banking. Currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Staghorn Petroleum II, LLC, a distinguished private upstream producer based in Tulsa.

With a solid foundation in finance, Nick began his journey at BOKF NA, where he ascended to the position of Senior Vice President. During his tenure, he navigated the landscape of energy banking, adeptly managing upstream and midstream loans across a diverse spectrum of clients, ranging from small independent operators to Fortune 500 companies. His intimate understanding of capital raising, lending dynamics, and the day-to-day operations of oil and gas enterprises has been instrumental in driving success for his clients and organizations alike. Nick's decision to transition to Staghorn underscores his commitment to pioneering ventures and driving strategic growth. As the CFO, he spearheads financial initiatives, leveraging his extensive experience to optimize operational efficiency and fuel expansion strategies.

A proud alumnus of the University of Tulsa, Nick holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance and an MBA, along with a Series 79 license. Beyond his professional endeavors, Nick is renowned for his unwavering commitment to community engagement and mentorship, actively contributing to the development of future leaders in the energy industry.