Catherine Austin Fitts offers a unique perspective on the global financial system and on the political economy. Her background includes Managing Director and member of the Board of Wall Street investment bank Dillon Read & Co. Inc., Assistant Secretary of Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner in the first Bush Administration and President of Hamilton Securities Group, a Washington DC investment bank. Catherine has designed and closed over $25 billion of transactions and investments to-date, has led portfolio strategy for $300 billion of financial assets and liabilities and has participated in the private and public workout and turn around of billions in mortgage, real estate and banking fraud.

Through Solari, Inc. (, Catherine and her colleague publish The Solari Report, a weekly briefing, Solari Audio Seminars and Catherine’s blog focused on financial markets and preserving family wealth. Catherine provides investment advisory services through Solari Investment Advisory Services, LLC (,

Catherine publishes a column “Mapping the Real Deal” in Scoop Media ( in New Zealand.

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For further background see Who We Are on the Solari Website.