Michael Bodino is currently a Partner and Managing Director at Seaport Global Securities, a New York based middle market focused investment bank. Michael has over 30 years of experience on the finance side of the energy industry where he has been a Best on the Street Oil & Gas equity analyst before jumping into investment banking working with a large number of corporate clients. During his career as a research analyst, he has been responsible for commodity price forecasts and identifying trends that shape energy sector investments. On the investment banking side, he has been involved in over 250 debt and equity offerings or advisory transactions that aggregate in excess of $40 billion. He currently leads an 8 man team at Seaport that includes 4 engineers and a geologist and have been focused on acquisition financings and A&D primarily over the past year. Michael has his undergraduate degree from LSU and his MBA in Finance from TCU.