Terence O'Hara is a business reporter for The Washington Post
. He covers private equity, investment banking and commercial banking. A longtime editor for the Post business section and other business papers, O'Hara switched to reporting in June 2005 and has written extensively since then on the fall of Riggs Bank, the changes at Fannie Mae and the rise of Washington's private equity community through his bi-weekly column, Dealmakers. Prior to jointing The Post
in 1999, O'Hara was editor of the Baltimore Business Journal
, and is a former editor and reporter for the American Banker
. He lives in Baltimore.