Orlando Pacheco

Hi, I'm Orlando Pacheco, Town Administrator for the Town of Lancaster Massachusetts

Orlando Pacheco has served as Town Administrator for the Town of Lancaster since May of 2017. Prior to that he served as Purchasing Director and Energy Manager for the City of Haverhill.  Orlando also served as Lancaster Town Administrator from March of 2005 until June 30, 2014.  Prior to serving as Town Administrator, Mr. Pacheco served as Aide to Mayor David T. Hildt of Amesbury Massachusetts.  Orlando has also served in various capacities in the Town of Andover and US Social Security Administration. Mr. Pacheco has a Bachelor's Degree from the Univ. of Massachusetts-Amherst and a Master of Public Administration from the Univ. of New Hampshire.  Mr. Pacheco is a recipient of Bronze and Silver Congressional Award and is a 2 time Ronald E. McNair Scholar. Orlando is a Massachusetts Certifid Public Purchasing Official.  Mr. Pacheco is also LEED (Leadership in Energy Efficient Design) Certified by the United States Green Building Council, Green Associate level.. Orlando has worked on, written and presented at several conferences related to energy policy matters.   Mr. Pacheco was also one of Governor Deval Patrick's apointees to the Regionalization Advisory Commisison, established by the Massachusetts State Legislature.

Orlando Pacheco's Background

Orlando Pacheco's Experience

Purchasing Director/Energy Manager at City of Haverhill

July 2014 - Present | Haverhill, Massachusetts

Serve as Chief Procurement Officer for the City responsible for the management of the solicitation of all goods & services. Manage all energy related activities, including the purchase of electricity, natural gas, and other commodities. Serve as the municipality's chief negotiating officer on all power purchase agreements, solar development projects, and vendor contracts. Responsible for compliance with all cities ordinances related to the disposition of surplus property, and Massachusetts procurement laws, which include MGL Chapters 30B, 30/39M, and 149.

Town Administrator at Town of Lancaster

March 2005 - Present | Lancaster, MA

serve as Chief Administrative and Procurement Officer

Mayor's Aide at Town of Amesbury

March 2002 - March 2005 | Amesbury

Assist Mayor in running day to day municipal operations.

Orlando Pacheco's Education

University of New Hampshire

2000 – 2002


University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Isenberg School of Management

1998 – 2000


Concentration: Political Science

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

1998 – 2000

Peabody High School

Orlando Pacheco's Interests & Activities

Energy, Public Policy, Management, Hiking