Captain Aguayo was born in Mexico and raised in Tempe, AZ. She graduated from Stanford University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and received her commission through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Construction Management) from Stanford University.
Upon completing Civil Engineer Corps Officers School, Captain Aguayo reported to her first duty assignment as Assistant Resident Officer in Charge of Construction at Naval Station Rota, Spain. Subsequent assignments included OIC DFT Tandem Thrust, OIC Detail Jacksonville and Air Detach¬ment OIC, Naval Mobile Construction Bat¬talion (NMCB) FIVE, Port Hueneme, CA; CEC Accessions Officer, Norfolk, VA; Director of Facilities West for Commander, Navy Surface Reserve Force, San Diego, CA; Planning Officer, Deputy Public Works Officer and Zone Production Officer, Pub¬lic Works Center, San Diego, CA; Energy and Utility Privatization Action Officer, OP¬NAV N46 and Commander, Navy Installations Command; Legislative Fellow Program, Office of Legislative Affairs; Legislative Liaison for Navy Base Realignment and Closure Officer; Military Aide to Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Installations and Environment; and Executive Officer, NMCB FIVE, Port Hueneme, CA. Additionally, she served as Public Works Officer, Naval Station Pearl Harbor and As¬sistant Regional Engineer for Navy Region Hawaii.
Most recently, Captain Aguayo served as Commanding Officer of NMCB ELEVEN, Gulfport, MS and as Operations Officer for Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southeast, Jacksonville, FL.
Captain Aguayo is qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Arizona, and is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community. Her personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy Commendation Medal (six awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and other unit and service awards.