Allen Parks – Mr. Parks is a Managing Director of OFSCap, LLC. Allen has nearly 15 years of investment banking experience, with a distinguished expertise in providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services to companies in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Parks was a founding partner of Parks, Patton, Hoepfl and Brown, a financial advisory firm focused on the oilfield services sector. While there, Mr. Parks advised on numerous transactions for notable clients, including Halliburton, Bristow and Tidewater.
Mr. Parks has also led the oil field services investment banking efforts at Global Hunter Securities, CIBC World Markets and Dain Rauscher; where he participated in a variety of transactions with a number of public and private oilfield services companies. Before that, Mr. Parks spent 18 years with Dual Drilling Company starting out as a roughneck and rising through the positions of drilling engineer, operations manager and finally Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Parks received both a BS degree in Chemical Engineering (1976) and an MBA degree (1978) from The University of Texas and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard in 1990. Mr. Parks has served on the Board and as Treasurer of the National Ocean Industries Association for 10 years and is a member of the SPE.