David B. Rottino is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of LINN Energy. Mr. Rottino oversees the accounting, tax, investor relations, business development and strategic planning functions. Mr. Rottino has over 25 years of total experience and over 20 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Prior to joining LINN in June 2008, he served at El Paso Energy, ConocoPhillips and Burlington Resources in various finance, accounting and strategic planning roles. Mr. Rottino earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Tech University and an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University.