Senior editor for the Wall Street Journal. His team won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its stories on the back-dating of options for executives.
Home: Needham, Mass.
What I do: Investigative reporting at the Wall Street Journal.
Hours worked per week: 35-70
Why I do what I do: I like to make a difference.
Favorite story I reported: Backdating stock options.
Biggest accomplishment: Pulitzer Prize.
Biggest mistake: Not becoming a lawyer.
Best advice for investigative business journalists: It’s all about the story idea.
What reporter’s work do you follow religiously and why: Dan Golden at Bloomberg, smartest reporter ever.
Who was your mentor: Gary Putka, former WSJ Boston bureau chief.
Last book read: ‘Lonesome Dove,’ by Larry McMurtry.
What I do for fun: Photography, bicycling.
Quote: “A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, l but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.” — Mark Twain