Thomas Heath
Thomas Heath

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

Dealmaker quits Carlyle and big future to chase a dream

Dealmaker quits Carlyle and big future to chase a dream

Johnson charts a path from Anacostia to Carlyle, with stops at Princeton and Harvard, then walks away.

Georgetown’s Modus Health steps out on its own

CAPITAL BUZZ | The firm is off and running in the current market for wearable health-tracking devices like FitBit and Jawbone.

Petitions filed to force Truland affiliates into bankruptcy

Petitions were filed in federal court asking a judge to begin Chapter 7 liquidation proceedings.

Md.’s Progressive Radiology expands to Illinois

CAPITAL BUZZ | The acquisition is part of a growing trend in which physicians are becoming entrepreneurs, buying and running outpatient medical facilities formerly run by investors, who are fleeing parts of the sector.