Houston, Texas

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Location Overview

As Texas’s largest city, Houston enjoys a booming economy centered around the energy, healthcare, biomedical research, and aerospace industries. Our NOW CFO Houston office provides dependable interim accounting support at the CFO, controller, and staff accountant levels, offering financial visibility to help business owners make informed decisions. The NOW CFO Houston team is comprised of technical consultants that can lend their expertise in cash flow management, budgeting, maintaining GAAP compliance, and more.

With NOW CFO’s tailored, outsourced approach, we adapt our practices to your business needs, delivering long-term strategic plans that have proven to drive results.

Phone: 855-974-6267

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Our Team


Felipe Suarez Jr.

Market President

Felipe Suarez joined NOW CFO in 2023 and serves as Market President in the Houston market. He is a well-rounded professional with versatile experience in finance, accounting, and business management. Felipe’s expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, financial modeling and projections, and cash flow management. Before joining NOW CFO, Felipe spent many years as C-Level Executive for several multinational companies in various industries including energy, pharma, and technology. Felipe started his career in public accounting, working for Ernst and Young and Arthur Andersen, where he worked on some of their most challenging engagements. Felipe attended Colorado Tech University and Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Accounting.

Bodi Braithwaite

Bodi Braithwaite

Regional Partner

Bodi Braithwaite joined NOW CFO in 2014 and is a Partner of the Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah offices. He has provided companies with accounting and finance leadership services including; operating budgets, cash-flow forecasting, KPI creation & monitoring, equity & debt financing, international accounting, SEC reporting, audit & review prep, as well as management & financial reporting.

Prior to joining NOW CFO, Bodi worked primarily with E-Commerce and Merchant Processing companies. He has also worked with many technology companies, with a focus on Software Development and Software as a Service firms (SaaS).

Bodi attended Utah Valley University where he obtained his Bachelor’s in Accounting and Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.

Melissa Taylor

Melissa Taylor

Business Development

Melissa Taylor joined NOW CFO as a Business Development Representative in October 2021 in the Houston, Texas market. She graduated from Houston Baptist University with a Bachelors in Music, with a concentration in vocal performance.   

Melissa has extensive experience in hospitality, both in group business sales at the property level, and property renovations at the ownership/management level, which gives her a unique background in client relations and brand management with small to mid-sized business owners. Her passion is connecting people, meeting needs and exceeding client expectations. Melissa truly values her clients and wants them to be set up for success.   


Leslie Balmaceda

Business Development

Leslie Balmaceda joined NOW CFO in 2022 and overlooks the Greater Houston Market as a Business Development Representative. Leslie graduated with a B.B.A in International Business and a minor in Economics from the University of Houston.

Prior to joining NOW CFO, Leslie has 7+ years in Sales and Business Development and has worked in Planning and Development on numerous Innovation Portfolios with multiple international companies. Leslie has been awarded for being a part of a specialized innovation committee to help companies set innovative priorities, change culture, allocate resources, and make better business decisions. As a Houston native, Leslie brings a strong and dedicated work ethic to NOW CFO and is devoted to the success of her clients and setting them up for success.

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