President, Mineral Management
David Luke joined the Heritage Mineral Management team as the Managing Director of Mineral Management in 2014 and in 2016 became President of Mineral Management. Luke’s skills in analysis, negotiation, financial oversight and budget preparation are a huge asset to Heritage’s clients.
Luke came to Heritage from Chesapeake Energy Corporation on the Haynesville Shale Land Team where he organized and assembled over 100 Haynesville Shale wells in NW Louisiana along with managing responsibilities over multiple land brokerages, leasing, acquisitions, reserves, & DOI. He also worked in Business Development at Chesapeake negotiating mineral leases, poolings, assignments/farmouts and other agreements with mineral owners and energy companies in OK & AR. Positions at Bank of America, BancFirst and The Midland Group gave Luke extensive experience in the financial sector leading credit analysis, writing financial analysis and conditions reports for commercial business and serving as a loan officer.
He received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance in December 1998 from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK.
Luke has RPL status with AAPL (American Association of Professional Landmen), is on the board at the Wes Welker Foundation, Lake Aluma Club Board of Directors, and serves on the Vestry Board at All Souls’ Episcopal Church. He was named 2014 Mentor of the Year at Horace Mann Elementary School.
Along with wife Becky, he has three daughters: Hattie, Ann Claire, and Tess. He enjoys snow skiing, fishing, hunting, fitness/running, golf, and following OU sports.