Commissioner Bios


David Aboud, Chairperson

Mr. Aboud was raised in Enid, Oklahoma and graduated with a Finance degree from Phillips University in 1986. He has over 30 years experience as an investment broker/advisor beginning his career at Dean Witter Reynolds in Oklahoma City.

In 1997, Mr. Aboud co-founded Leonard Securities with a shared vision of bringing full service, independent-minded financial solutions to both individuals and institutions. Currently, he serves as Managing Member of Oklahoma Capital Advisors in Oklahoma City, an OSJ branch of B.B. Graham and Co. Additionally, he serves as an officer and director for Leonard Agency and Leonard Investment Advisors. In addition to a Series 7 General Securities Representative license, he has also obtained licenses as a General Securities Principal, Registered Options Principal and a Financial and Operations Principal.

Mr. Aboud is past president of the Oklahoma Securities Industry Association and was appointed to the Securities Commission by Governor Fallin in 2017. He lives in Edmond and enjoys fly fishing, scuba diving and coaching youth teams