Paygo’s leadership combines deep experience in the propane and heating oil industries with exceptional technology and finance expertise, plus a track record for building successful enterprises.
Rich Goldberg is one of the energy industry’s leading marketing experts. For nearly 20 years, his award winning firm, Warm Thoughts Communications, Inc., has advised the nation’s premier residential heating oil, propane, and HVAC companies on ways to improve their marketing, sales and customer retention. Since 2012, he has also served as Paygo’s CMO. Rich’s columns appear regularly in national trade publications serving the fuel industry. He has received consistently excellent reviews for his presentations at AREE, NEFI, NPGA, PGANE and more. Rich graduated from the University of Virginia and is a former international Vice President of the Young Entrepreneur’s Organization. He lives in Montclair, NJ, with his wife and four children.
Nella Mahoney has been the Account Manager for Angus Energy’s Paygo Division since January 2014. Nella brings decades of fuel industry experience to our Paygo clients. After graduating with a degree in radio broadcasting and an FCC broadcast license Nella went to work for her families’ fuel company, Abbott & Mills Energy in Newburgh, NY. In her 32 years with the company she advanced from a clerical position to customer service, service dispatch, service manager and finally General Manager. Nella has served on the Board of Directors for the Hudson Valley Oil and Energy Council since 1995. In 2003 she was named the association’s “Oil Person of the Year,” the first time the award was given to a woman.
Nella was a member of the National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals. She has been a featured speaker for the Petroleum Marketers Association of America and participated in the Women of Oil Heat Conference sponsored by the New England Fuel Institute.