R. Scott Severs, CFA, CFP Chief Investment Officer Garde Capital co‐founder Scott Severs began his investment career as an equity analyst at Safeco Asset Management focusing on the financial services and technology sectors. In 2004, Scott joined UBS as a Senior Portfolio Manager. While at UBS, Scott was charged with managing over $200 million in client assets and had direct responsibility for all ongoing portfolio investment decisions and implementations. Scott also led the financial planning efforts for the team.Scott earned his undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Notre Dame and received his MBA with a concentration in finance from Seattle University. Scott also earned his CFA Charter, his CFP designation, and teaches fixed income for the CFA program. Scott is currently a board member and treasurer of Rosehedge, and his interests include cycling, swimming and running. Scott is presently accepting new private client, non-profit, and ERISA relationships for clients with investment assets of $2 million or more. For more information please contact Ashley Previs.