Nick is co-founder and Chief Visionary of Geels Norton LLC, a data security compliance and advisory firm for companies seeking high touch, high quality, and high value. After achieving Partner at three consecutive top-tier firms, Nick’s unwavering belief that there is a better way helped pave the path for Geels Norton’s founding. He’s learned the positives of large firm experience, as well as the negatives. He’s witnessed the audit industry’s inefficiencies, and he loves to challenge the status quo in pursuit of a better way.
Nick is an industry-recognized leader for SOC 2 audits and Microsoft SSPA Independent Assessments. He focuses on helping high-growth technology companies maintain focus on building exceptional products while simultaneously demonstrating sound IT governance practices. Nick’s hands-on approach to client service helps ensure that companies implement practices that support their strategic growth, not just check-off the compliance box.
Servicing clients coast to coast, Nick and his family have shared their time between New England and Seattle, WA. They now reside in Portland, Maine. As avid skiers, hikers, bikers, boaters, and golfers, they enjoy the New England and Pacific Northwest outdoor playgrounds.