Sherief M. Meleis is a highly regarded and respected player in the field of retail banking. He is a Partner and Co-founder of Novantas and is the head of its Retail Banking Practice. Sherief is also an accomplished writer and speaker. For nearly 20 years, Sherief has been a consultant to leading financial institutions in North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He is exceptionally skilled in every financial services line of business, with particular emphasis in consumer banking, small business banking, brokerage, and investments.
Sherief is often a featured speaker at industry conferences, including the Bank Administration Institute, American Banker, and Consumer Bankers Association.
He is also a gifted and frequent writer on banking industry topics and has been published or quoted in leading publications including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, American Banker, Banking Strategies, Commercial Lending Review, and Small Business Banker. Prior to Novantas he was a Senior Consultant with First Manhattan Consulting Group. Sherief received his A.B. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College, and an MBA from MITís Sloan School of Management.