Cathy Curtis is a fee-only Certified Financial Planner andinvestment advisor who specializes in the finances of women, their families and businesses. She acts as a fiduciary for her clients, putting their best interests first at all times.

Cathy regularly speaks about financial planning related issues making recent appearances at the Commonwealth Club of California, the Women’s Environmental Network, and U.C. Berkeley’s Women in Business Group. She is passionate about financial literacy and entrepreneurship for women.

Cathy enjoys living in the Oakland Hills with her husband of 11 years and is an avid swimmer, regularly indulges in pilates and yoga, and loves to cook and dine out.



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