Translating complexity into insights that help you make better financial decisions.

Darby Finance helps translate complex financial and engineering data into meaningful insights to support better financial decisions. We work alongside our clients to develop customized financial models, valuations, investor pitch book, financial communications and financial planning & analysis insights leveraging our extensive experience in energy, finance and investor relations.


Our Services

Financial modeling

We translate complex data into easy-to-understand, financial models.

Valuation services

We calculate the value of energy assets and companies.

Financial Planning & Analysis

We provide financial planning & analysis insights to better assess profitability, liquidity, solvency, and stability.

Financial communications

We develop programs to communicate financial value.

Practice Leaders

Shelia A. Darby – Financial Modeling & Valuation

Shelia is a recognized thought leader in valuing complex initiatives, including businesses, joint ventures, partnerships, and capital-intensive projects. She has designed numerous dynamic, easy-to-use financial and valuation models to better facilitate investment decisions. Her proven aptitude to critically evaluate opportunities is a core strength enabling her clients to achieve outstanding results. Prior to Darby Finance, Shelia served as the Assistant Treasurer of Transocean and held various valuation, finance and strategy roles at ConocoPhillips, AGL Resources and Enron Corporation.

Shelia is a member of Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce and Women's Energy Network Executive Group. Shelia is a certified P.M.P., holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Baylor University and an MBA from Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Management.

Areas of Expertise:  Valuation Business Valuation Financial Models Cost Management Corporate Finance Project Finance Joint Ventures MLPs Lease vs Buy Decisions Forecasting & Analysis Pitch Books Project Management

Aimee Donnel – Financial Communications

Aimee is a recognized thought leader in investor and strategic messaging to facilitate better investment decisions.  Her proven strength at synthesizing complex financial and strategic information into clear, concise and compelling messages enables her energy clients to communicate more effectively with investors and other external and internal constituents.  Aimee served as Director of Investor Relations at Phillips 66, held investor relations, corporate finance and strategic planning roles at ConocoPhillips, and worked as an equity research analyst at Simmons & Company, International.

Aimee holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University and an MBA from Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Management.

Areas of Expertise:  Forecasting & Analysis Valuation Financial Communications Investor Presentations Financial Models Corporate Finance Lease vs Buy Decisions Joint Ventures & MLPs Strategic Planning Investor Relations

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