CEO, Northern Oil & Gas
Nicholas O’Grady has served as our Chief Executive Officer since January 2020. Mr. O’Grady joined NOG in June 2018, previously serving as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. He also held the title of President from September 2019 until his promotion to CEO. Mr. O’Grady leads the NOG team in all aspects of the business, including acquisitions, investments, financial management and business strategy. Over his tenure, the NOG team has executed on acquisitions and related financings worth billions of dollars. Prior to NOG, Mr. O’Grady had nearly two decades in energy-related finance experience, both as an investment banker and as a principal investor. Mr. O’Grady began his career in the Natural Resources investment banking group at Bank of America. Later moving the asset management business, he worked at firms such as Highbridge Capital Management. Immediately prior to NOG, Mr. O’Grady worked at Hudson Bay Capital Management, where he focused on energy-related equities, public credit, and private and direct investments. Mr. O’Grady holds a Bachelor of Arts in both History and Economics from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.