Gerri Willis covers personal finance and consumer topics for the Fox Business Network where she is an anchor and reporter. Prior to joining FBN, Willis served as the personal finance editor for CNN Business News and hosted the weekly half-hour program entitled “Your Bottom Line,” which focused on ways to save Americans money and the economy’s effects on personal finance.
Before CNN, she was senior financial correspondent at SmartMoney magazine. Willis received the 2001 Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award, which is bestowed by the American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute's Education Foundation. She is also the author of two business books, “The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing” and “Home Rich.”
Willis studied finance and economics as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at the Columbia Business School, where she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow. She was born in Waynesville, NC, and currently resides in Westchester County with her husband and, she hopes, a dog very soon.