The Washington Post

Thomas Heath

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The private equity firm is the latest D.C. area mid-market investment firm to be acquired.

  • May 23, 2016

Turnaround guru John Chen shares how he plans to breathe new life into another ailing company.

  • May 21, 2016

For Fred Schaufeld, confidence and ambition emerged following the death of his father.

  • May 15, 2016

A New York private equity firm snapped up the chatty newsletter and events business.

  • May 14, 2016

Colin Shah has brought his family’s jewelry trade back to the speakeasy approach that his great-grandfather used in the 1930s, getting business from referrals and providing a personalized touch.

  • May 8, 2016

Z-Burger’s founder-entrepreneur will keep the brand; investors will create a new concept.

  • May 3, 2016

Mary Beth Buchholz said she was inspired by her late mother’s love of flowers.

  • May 1, 2016

Private equity firms roiled by world markets

  • Apr 27, 2016

The average residential bill, if approved, would rise $15.80 a month

  • Apr 19, 2016

No more Phonebooth? An official said Monumental Sports & Entertainment has assumed for several years that it would need to find a new sponsor for the arena.

  • May 18, 2015
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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.
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