Catherine Austin Fitts is the president of Solari, Inc., the publisher of The Solari Report and managing member of Solari Investment Advisory Services, LLC.
Catherine Austin Fitts was born on December 24, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, the daughter of William Thomas Junior and Barbara Kinsey (Willits) Fitts. Fitts has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania (1974), a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from The Wharton School (1978) and studied Mandarin at the Yale-in-China Language Institute.
Fitts served as managing director and member of the board of directors of the Wall Street investment bank Dillon, Read & Co. Inc. She has also worked as the president of Hamilton Securities Group, Inc., an investment bank and financial software developer.
She was Assistant Secretary of Housing — Federal Housing Commissioner at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in the administration of President George H. W. Bush.
Catherine Austin Fitts has been a Wall Street executive, a government official, and President of her own investment bank. She is currently the director of Solari. Fitts served as Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of the Wall Street investment bank, Dillon, Read & Co., Inc. and also as Assistant Secretary of Housing/Federal Housing Commissioner at HUD in the first Bush Administration. Catherine Fitts has been a recurrent guest on the overnight radio program Coast to Coast AM.Shes has also appeared on the Jeff Rense Program and the Alex Jones Show.