Thomas Heath
Thomas Heath
Columnist

Thomas Heath is a local business reporter and columnist, writing about entrepreneurs and various companies big and small in the Washington Metropolitan area. Previously, he wrote about the business of sports for The Post’s sports section for most of a decade. He has also covered local news, including the Maryland General Assembly and investigative work in Fairfax county. He has served as a correspondent for Newsweek and The Post, participating in coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing, the Unabomber and the O.J. Simpson trial. Heath was born and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., where he attended Catholic schools. He is a graduate of Fordham University and was a 2001-2002 fellow at Columbia University’s Knight/Bagehot business fellowship program.

Latest by Thomas Heath

Physicist-turned-businessman seeks opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

Physicist-turned-businessman seeks opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

He persuaded rich U.S. families to invest in generating jobs and profits instead of just giving funds to charity.

What does Ballston firm have that drew $600 million from MasterCard?

What does Ballston firm have that drew $600 million from MasterCard?

APT advises clients on stuff like whether to put Snickers or lottery tickets near the checkout counter

Carlyle Group beats analyst forecasts, declares 33 cent dividend

Carlyle Group beats analyst forecasts, declares 33 cent dividend

The private-equity firm overcame the effect of a French tax court’s ruling; Buffett buys a stake in paint business.

Commercial real estate boosts United Bankshares

Commercial real estate boosts United Bankshares

Company benefits from acquisition of Virginia Commerce Bankcorp in 2014