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

Bankruptcy is boot camp for Marine-turned-entrepreneur

After an uphill battle with debt, Nick Baucom’s conservative approach propels movers forward.

Capital Buzz: Pepco outlines how merger will reduce outages

Capital Buzz: Pepco outlines how merger will reduce outages

Also, Bethesda merchant banker Greg Rosenbaum and two partners purchase the Dayton Dragons minor league baseball team.

Exelon formally applies to acquire Pepco Holdings

Exelon formally applies to acquire Pepco Holdings

Chicago-based utility giant’s $6.8 billion acquisition could take 12 to 15 months for approval from regulators.

Exelon files to purchase Pepco for $6.8 billion

The deal announced in April will seal the Chicago-based firm’s hold on the Mid-Atlantic power market.