Staff Bios


Stephen O’Grady, Director   

Stephen O’Grady served as a summer intern for OCT in 2013 and 2015. He focused primarily on land management for the Trust, doing trail maintenance and habitat restoration. After graduating from Colby College, where he majored in Environmental Science with a conservation biology concentration, Stephen spent two years in the sustainable seafood industry. His jobs included commercial salmon fisherman in Southeast Alaska, head fishmonger at a Boston seafood market, and most recently oyster farmer in Barnstable. Stephen has also worked for Mass Audubon in Wellfleet as a coastal waterbird technician. He grew up north of Boston, and is very excited to have relocated to the Cape full-time after spending his childhood summers in Orleans.



Pam Schultz, Office Assistant

Pam Schultz served as a dedicated volunteer of Orleans Conservation Trust before starting as a part-time office assistant in 2016.  Pam has also worked at the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Sanctuary since 2011, and prior to that spent 37 years working for the federal government.



 Andrew Bagnara, Land Manager

Originally from Indiana, Andrew holds a degree in natural resources from Purdue University. He first came to Massachusetts as part of AmeriCorps Cape Cod, placed with Wellfleet Conservation Trust and the Wellfleet Conservation Department. He then served in the AmeriCorps MassLIFT program as a land stewardship coordinator for Wildlands Trust. For the past few years he has been a utility systems specialist in Iowa and Michigan, focusing on GPS data acquisition.  He is working part-time for OCT, and part-time for Eastham Conservation Foundation.



Rob Bennett, AmeriCorps Cape Cod Individual Placement

AmeriCorps Cape Cod member Rob Bennett will be serving with OCT one day a week in October through July, and serving two days per week with Dan Connolly at the town Tree Department. Rob grew up in Weston, Massachusetts.  He graduated from St. Lawrence University in Upstate New York with a degree in Political Science.