Philanthropist and Financial Services Leader
About Nella Webster-O'Grady
A community leader and adviser to numerous nonprofit
organizations, Nella Webster-O'Grady leverages her financial expertise
to benefit many local and national causes. She stands out as a founding
member and former co-chair of the Women's Philanthropy Fund, a founding
member of the Girls Inc. Guild, and a seven-year member of the board of
directors of Orange County United Way. Nella Webster-O'Grady also chairs
the Orange Impact Society for Orange County United Way, as well as the
membership activities of Symphony 100. In the past, she has chaired a
variety of nonprofit organizations and outreach efforts, including the
American Cancer Society's OC Baron's League and the California Art Club.
A financial services executive by profession, Ms. Webster-O'Grady serves as principal of Palo Capital in Newport Beach, California. She holds a bachelor of arts from Chapman University and a master of business administration (MBA) from California State University Long Beach. Nella Webster-O'Grady mentors graduate-level students at Chapman University, and she maintains active participation on the university's board of counselors.