Nella Webster O’Grady
Nella Webster O’Grady is responsible for Palo Capital’s marketing and client service activities. Nella has over thirty years of experience providing investment management, trust, and financial planning services to clients throughout Southern California. She previously served in senior management roles at US Trust, Wilmington Trust, and First American Trust. During this time, she has developed a deep understanding of the services clients and their family members need to build and maintain their financial security.
In addition to Plasticos Foundation, Nella currently serves on the board of directors of the Girl Scouts of Orange County, Chairs the Friends of the Girl Scouts Trust Board, is Membership Chair for the Pacific Symphony 100, and a member of the Board of Counselors for Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business. She is also active on the Advisory Board for Women Helping Women and the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, along with participating on the Executive committee for her ProVisors group. Other leadership roles have included 9 years on the Board of Orange County United Way, Founding member and Chair of the Woman’s Philanthropy Fund and Tocqueville Society, the California Art Club, the Anaheim Performing Arts Center, Musical Theater West, and the OC Baron’s League of the American Cancer Society.
Nella earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Chapman University and an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from California State University, Long Beach. She also holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation.