Rex Solomon is a fifth generation Texan and raised in Houston, Texas, attending Williston Northampton School in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
A 1988 graduate of Brandeis University, also studied at Tufts University and Harvard University. He was a founding member of the first fraternity at Brandeis University, the Lambda Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi. While at Brandeis was the founding president of the Barrister News, an independent weekly paper serving the university. Mr. Solomon was a member of the Varsity Sailing Team.
After a year of law school, in 1990 Mr. Solomon became active in his Houston-based family jewelry store, Houston Jewelry, where since 2005 he has served as President. Mr. Solomon is a past board member of the Texas Jewelers Association, was a guest editor of Modern Jeweler Magazine, and a featured speaker at the JCK Las Vegas Jewelry Show. Mr. Solomon serves on the National Advisory Board of the Main Street Growth & Opportunity Coalition.
Two time honoree as one of America's Best Jewelers by National Jeweler and the Jewelers of America, as well as the winner of multiple Telly Awards as a producer, multiple BBB's Award for Excellence, and the State of Texas Historical Commission Texas Treasure Award in 2008.-