Our Leadership

Paula Waggoner-Aguilar Founder CEO and Managing CFO for The Energy CFO in Houston Dallas S

Paula Waggoner-Aguilar
CEO and Managing CFO

Paula Waggoner-Aguilar is an award-winning entrepreneur and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Texas CPA, and a former Fortune Global 100 and Fortune 500 planning, finance, and accounting executive. She has 25+ years helping private and public companies develop, startup and/or launch new services or product lines, grow, change, and revitalize their investments in:

  • Oil and Gas, Renewables, and Chemicals

  • LNG Divisions

  • Energy Services (oilfield, midstream, downstream, engineering and construction, software)

  • Related Manufacturing


Paula works as the CEO and Managing CFO for The Energy CFO® (2013) and its subsidiary, The Healthcare CFO (2019). Both firms offer CFO Advisory and Consulting services to help private companies in energy and healthcare sectors accelerate their growth and take them to the next level. These bolt-on virtual CFO services are designed to wrap around and complement your monthly accounting and tax compliance services. Our team works very closely with your CPA firms, Controllers, and accounting team.


Most clients begin their service by having Paula and her team analyze and review their organization’s financial health and business performance with them. As part of this review, Paula generally offers recommendations, talks through your business plan and current strategy, and Paula and her team can create budgets and build forecasts if you need them. In addition, our CFO team can dig into any number of hot spots for you like pricing, profit margins, cash flow, division profitability, cost accounting, internal controls, revenue management, etc.

Roland Aguilar Co-Owner CFO

Roland Aguilar
Co-Owner and Project CFO

Roland Aguilar is a co-owner owner (minority owner) of The Energy CFO® and its healthcare subsidiary, The Healthcare CFO.  He joined the firm full-time as Project CFO for the firm's clients in 2017. He also serves as Controller of both firms


Roland brings over 30 years of global and domestic finance, accounting, oil and gas, and integrated energy experience to the firm.  He is also bilingual in English and Spanish.