Mr. Mellert oversees business development and acts as client advocate for Matrix Applications, promoting the firm’s fixed income collateral management and margining platforms along with the company’s Managed Services for the back office. In 1999, Mr. Mellert co-founded Capital Markets Engineering & Trading LLC. And in 2000, he and the team launched Matrix Applications, a technology service bureau whose clients span from small broker / dealers to asset managers to global banks. He was responsible for the formation and infrastructure development of South Street Securities (SSS), which launched in 2004. In 1989, Mr. Mellert spent two years in Citibank’s Global Custody division, followed by three at The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Funds Transfer and Electronic Securities divisions. He re-joined Citibank in 1993, in the Reserve Management division before moving to the Treasury Finance Desk where he traded US, Canadian and high yield repo. Mr. Mellert is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.