- Full Name Danielle DiMartino Booth
- Occupation Monetary Policies, Economic and Financial Expert, CEO, Chief Strategist
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Texas, USA
- Birth Date Sep 17, 1971
- Age 50 Years, 9 Months
"My goal is to shine a bright light on how policymaking within the Fed directly affects not just those on Wall Street, but every citizen of this country, and for that matter, the world."
Danielle DiMartino Booth | Biography 2021MarketWatch named her as one of the four economists to watch in the Trump administration in 2017
DiMartino founded an economic consulting private firm, Money Strong LLC, in Dallas, Texas, in November 2015. The firm gives advisory decisions on consumer credit issues, regulatory environment, stock market, pension crisis, oil, and commodities market, foreign exchange with international economics and trade, housing data and trends, bond market, jobs, and employment statistics, and the banking industry. In 2018, DiMartino established a research and analysis firm Quill Intelligence, in Dallas, Texas, and became the CEO and the Chief Strategist of the firm.
Danielle DiMartino is the founder of Money Strong LLC and Quill Intelligence LLC.
Who is Danielle DiMartino Booth?
DiMartino is a monetary policy, economics, and finance expert. DiMartino embarked on her career in the business and economic industry as a consultant at the steel company Sivensa in South Africa in 1995. She then worked as the vice president of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, New York, from 1996 to 2002.
Later, she moved to Dallas and briefly worked as a Business Columnist at The Dallas Morning News. In 2006 she was hired in the position of Advisor by The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
DiMartino worked at the reserve bank for over 15 years. In 2017, she wrote a book on her perspective of the federal bank administration and the economic revival after the 2008 economic crash. The book was titled, 'FED UP: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America.'
She moved on to establish a private financial consulting company Monet Strong LLC in 2015 and served as the president of the Dallas-based company.
The next year, DiMartino was named the 3rd Top Voice on LinkedIn and was nominated as one of the four economists to watch in the Trump administration by MarketWatch in 2017.
Subsequently, in 2018 she founded Quill Intelligence LLC, a research and consulting agency. It also comes up with weekly and yearly newsletters with the latest information on the economic market.
DiMartino occasionally appears as a business and financial commentator in various news channels.
Early Bio and Education
DiMartino was born on 17 September 1971 in Texas, and was raised in Connecticut and San Antonio.
In 1988, she enrolled at the University of Texas at San Antonio for higher education. In 1992, she graduated with a bachelor's degree in business management and marketing.
Subsequently, in 1994, DiMartino joined the master's degree program of The University of Texas, Red McCombs School of Business, Austin. She graduated in 1996 with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Finance and International Business.
In 1999, DiMartino did another master's program at Columbia University, City of New York, and graduated in 2001 with a Master of Science degree in Journalism. Her final year focus was on 'The Media's Role in the NASDAQ Crash.'
DiMartino began her career as a consultant at the steel company Sivensa, South Africa, in 1995. She worked there for four months and on two projects, a financial benchmarking project for the CFO and collaborative work with Birmingham Steels.
In 1996, she joined the Investment Bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, which was later acquired by the Investment Banking Company Credit Suisse. As the company's Vice President, she was a part of the first ranked New York sales team and also provided fiscal marketplace commentary to national CEOs and CFOs.
DiMartino quit her job in 2002 and began working as a Business Columnist at The Dallas Morning News. She retained the position till 2006, after which she stepped in as an Advisor in The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
During her 13 years of career as the bank advisor, she was responsible for assisting policymakers in identifying possible systemic vulnerabilities in the financial system. Along with that, before each Federal Open Market Committee meeting, DiMartino provided a briefing to top policymakers, delivered speeches on the causes of financial crises to national and international audiences.
After leaving The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 2015, she worked as the Chief Market Strategist for The Liscio Report for a brief period of six months.
The report is focused on the expert traders of the Economy. It provided exclusive research with unique perspectives on the status of the US economy, including the dissection of federal data, technical anomalies narrated by the mainstream press, and also gave market-moving shifts in the economic landscape as they emerge well before the mainstream media.
Money Strong LLC
Consecutively, in November 2015, DiMartino founded an economic consulting private firm, Money Strong LLC, in Dallas, Texas.
The firm gives advisory decisions on consumer credit issues, regulatory environment, stock market, pension crisis, oil, and commodities market, foreign exchange with international economics and trade, housing data and trends, bond market, jobs, and employment statistics, and the banking industry. The company gives out a weekly financial newsletter to over its 20,000 readers.
After a year, in 2016, DiMartino was named the 3rd Top Voice on LinkedIn, where she attained over 32,000 followers. Additionally, she was designated as one of the four economists to watch in the Trump administration by MarketWatch in 2017.
Quill Intelligence LLC
In 2018, DiMartino established a research and analysis firm Quill Intelligence, in Dallas, Texas, where she began as the CEO and the Chief Strategist. The company aims to reinvent the creation and distribution of market information with the objective of not just advising portfolio managers but also encouraging financial literacy.
DiMartino assembled a core team of investment professionals to study trends and give critical research on what is driving markets in the United States and across the world, to establish the Quill Intelligence. This company also released a weekly paper, The Weekly Quill, in 2017. On the company's third anniversary, the company launched the research and analytical business newsletter The Daily Feather.
Since its launch in 2020, The Daily Feather has been featured in Bloomberg, CNBC, Fox Business, Institutional Investor, Yahoo Finance, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Seeking Alpha, TD Ameritrade, TheStreet.com, and other financial publications.
DiMartino is a full-time Bloomberg View business columnist. She occasionally gives business and financial commentaries on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox News, Fox Business News, BNN Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance, and other major news organizations.
In 2017, DiMartino published a book on her insights of working at The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. It was titled 'FED UP: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America.'
In the book, she talked about the procedural and decision-making issues eminent in the administration of the federal reserve. She also explained the steps she and the then president of the bank were required to take to revive the national economy from the 2008 housing crash.
DiMartino is married to John Booth, a manager at crown packaging.
In an interview, she revealed that, after Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette was acquired by Credit Suisse in 2002, Booth asked her to move in with him to Dallas. So, she took the relationship to the next level and moved from New York to Dallas.
Eventually, they married and have three children; eldest son William, born in 2004, Henry, born in 2006, and twins Caroline and John Jr., born in 2008.