Daniel is an Associate Director of Finalta and is responsible for leading and growing client relationships with several leading regional financial institutions in North America.
Daniel has extensive experience in the banking sector as both a consultant with PwC and a commercial banker at Comerica Bank. At PwC, he led engagements for clients in both commercial and consumer banking, focusing on key strategic and operational challenges. Prior to that, Daniel led client banking relationships at Comerica Bank across Middle Market, Commercial Real Estate, and Private Banking.
Daniel also brings strategic and analytical experience outside of the banking sector. Prior to joining Finalta, he led an insights team at Walgreens focused on retail pricing and promotional initiatives. Daniel has also led consulting engagements for industrial product manufacturers and distributors, focused on creating profitable growth strategies.
Daniel holds an MBA in Strategy & Finance and a BBA in Accounting from the Ross School of Business.
• Graeme is an Associate Director of Finalta who manages our Canadian banking relationships and leads our global digital banking benchmark.
GGraeme joined Finalta in the UK before moving to the US as a founding member of the Chicago office, where he has been instrumental in building the team and developing new benchmarks. He has a decade of experience in benchmarking across various banking segments and functions, with particular expertise in digital banking having served many of the world’s leading financial institutions across the UK, Western Europe, and North America.
Graeme holds an BSc in Management Science from Loughborough University in the UK.
Steve is an Associate Director of Finalta and is responsible for building client relationships with many of the leading national and regional financial institutions in North America.
Steve has extensive experience in the banking industry, with particular depth in commercial and retail banking. He held a number of positions at LaSalle Bank (part of ABN AMRO Bank), first as a commercial banking relationship manager, and eventually managing a variety of strategic projects within the Office of the President. After LaSalle Bank, he created the concept for and led the launch of a de novo community bank brand in Chicago, where he served as Chief Operating Officer and then President & CEO, with responsibility over consumer, mortgage, and commercial banking, as well as regulatory compliance, operations, and strategy development. In addition to his banking experience, Steve was a consultant at The Cambridge Group and more recently at North Highland, supporting clients with growth strategy, change management, and performance improvement initiatives.
Steve holds an MBA in Strategy, Finance, and Marketing from the Kellogg School of Management and a BA in Music and Economics from Stanford University.
Russell is a Managing Director of Finalta since 2010, responsible for leading a global team, expanding coverage and developing propositions globally, and serving clients in North America and the Middle East.
In recent years, Russell established Finalta's services in Latin America and North America, and was previously a Finalta Director in Europe serving UK, Nordic, Hungarian, and Romanian banks.
Prior to joining Finalta, Russell held a number of prominent positions in Barclays Retail Bank where he gained deep industry insight into digital sales and service, branch network sales productivity, and affluent customer segment management. Before joining Barclays, he was a management consultant in the retail banking team at Ernst and Young. Russell holds a First Class BSc with Honours in Management Science with American Business Studies from Manchester University.
Russell holds a First Class BSc with Honours in Management Science with American Business Studies from Manchester University.