Nella Webster O’Grady, CFP®

Advisory Board Member

Nella has over thirty years of experience in providing investment management and financial planning services to clients throughout Southern California.
Prior to joining Miracle Mile Advisors, Nella ran Palo Capital’s marketing and client service activities. Previously, she served in senior management roles at US Trust, Wilmington Trust, and First American Trust. During this time, she developed a deep understanding of the services clients and their family members need to build and maintain their financial security. 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.
Nella is currently serving on the board of directors of the Girl Scouts of Orange County, the Board of Counselors for Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business, the Plasticos Foundation, and the Friends of the Girl Scouts Trust. Other leadership roles have included the board of Orange County United Way, the Women Helping Women advisory board, the Pacific Symphony 100, and the Anaheim Performing Arts Center. In 2015, Nella received the Philanthropist of the year award from the Orange County United Way, and in 2016, she received the Orange County Business Journal’s Women in Business Award. In 2018, Nella and her husband received the Corporate Humanitarian Award from Plasticos Foundation. In 2019, Nella was named the Distinguished Alumni of the Year for the Argyros School of Business and Economics from Chapman University. She also received recognition in 2019 as one of Investopedia’s Top 100 Financial Advisors.

Girls Inc.

WISE was honored to one of 3 recipients of the Volunteer Appreciation Award by Girls Inc. The award was presented at a beautiful luncheon at the Disneyland Resort which Darlene March and Jan Walsh attended. WISE has been supporting and sponsoring many various activities and workshops for Girls Inc. since 2014. WISE is grateful to be a partner with Girls Inc. assisting girls of all ages to be Strong, Smart, and Bold.