Orlando Pacheco

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

Orlando Pacheco was appointed Town Administrator for the Town of Georgetown on January 1, 2022. Prior to that he had served as Town Administrator for the Town of Lancaster since May of 2017. From 2014 until his appointment in Lancaster Mr. Pacheco was the Purchasing Director and Energy Manager for the City of Haverhill.  Orlando also initially served as Lancaster Town Administrator from March of 2005 until June 30, 2014.  Prior to serving as Town Administrator, Mr. Pacheco was the 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 Certified 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 appointees to the Regionalization Advisory Commission, established by the Massachusetts State Legislature.

Orlando Pacheco's Background

Orlando Pacheco's Experience

Town Administrator at Town of Georgetown

January 2022 - Present | Georgetown, MA

Serve as Chief Administrative, Procurement, Personnel, and Financial Officer for the Town of approximately 9000 residents. In a short period of time the Town has received over 1 million in grant from ranging to traffic enhance, infrastructure upgrades, energy efficiency, and small bridge replacements. Moving forward the goal will be to balance the need for economic growth, and affordable housing while maintaining a high quality of life in a small New England town.

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

Town Administrator at Town of Lancaster

May 2017 - December 2021 | Lancaster MA

Served as the Chief Administrative, Personnel and Procurement officer for the Town, responsible for oversight of all day to day operations. Over that tenure, the Town received millions of dollars in grants funds for energy efficiency, traffic enhancements, ADA upgrades among some of the many accomplishments.

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 at Durham

2000 – 2002


University of Massachusetts at Amherst

1998 – 2000


Concentration: Political Science

Salem State College

1998 – 2000

Peabody High School

Orlando Pacheco's Interests & Activities

Energy, Public Policy, Management, Hiking