Our Team

Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right thing.
– Peter Drucker

Nick Torrence

Portfolio Manager

As Portfolio Manager, Nick works closely with the Senior Portfolio Manager and CIO to implement investment strategies and support investment research and process development. He also works with advisors to create and manage financial plans. Prior to joining Garde Capital, Nick worked at BNY Mellon in a regulatory administration role while in living in Poland.

Having spent several years abroad, Nick enjoys learning new languages and living in different cultures. Back in Seattle, he is eager to rediscover his home city and everything new that it has to offer. In his free time, Nick enjoys running, playing pool, and attending concerts.



  • Master of Science, Finance, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business (bardzo dobry)
  • Bachelor of Arts, International Business Administration & French, Western Washington University (cum laude)
  • Passed Level III of the CFA Program