Meet the Authors

Adam Anderson

Adam Anderson

Adam Anderson is the managing editor of Bizmology. He has worked at Hoover's in several editor roles writing about various industries since 2004. He has his BS in media studies from the University of Texas. Follow Adam on Twitter.

Alexandra Biesada

Alexandra Biesada

Alexandra Biesada shops everyday, whether she wants to or not, and pines for the days when it was strictly a recreational activity. She has covered the retail beat for Hoover’s since 2001. Follow her on Twitter.

Amy Schein

Amy Schein

Amy Schein is an Industry Specialist at First Research, where she covers various aspects of the media industry. She earned her BS and MA in media studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Follow Amy on Twitter.

Anne Law

Anne Law

Anne Law has been a member of the D&B editorial department for more than a decade, providing content for the Hoover's and First Research products. She currently covers the health care and insurance industries for First Research. For industry news, follow Anne on Twitter.

Anthony Staats

Anthony Staats

Anthony Staats has been an editor with Hoover’s for over a decade. He debuted as a financial editor and has served in a variety of roles since. When he’s not busy covering IPOs, he can be found hacking and slicing away on a local golf course or following his beloved Yankees!

Catherine Colbert

Catherine Colbert

Tracking the moves of consumer products makers since 2003, Colbert is a company insights writer and blogger. Before covering companies, she spent ample time in magazine publishing, technical writing, ad copywriting, medical writing, and marketing. Follow her on Twitter.

David Woodruff

David Woodruff

David Woodruff, who helps guide the First Research editorial team at Hoover's, has worked for the company in several editing and writing capacities since 1998.

Greg Perliski

Greg Perliski

Greg Perliski is Director of Hoover's Editorial. He shares with his team a passion for gathering and reporting solid facts that reveal great business stories. Greg has worked both in journalism and public relations. He keeps his yin and yang in balance working on his rather erratic golf game.

James Bryant

James Bryant

James Bryant is a writer and editor for the First Research team at Hoover's.

Jason Cother

Jason Cother

Jason Cother is a senior editor at Hoover's, having served in a variety of roles since he first joined the company in 1997. Jason’s hobbies include building upon his 30-year collection of TV Guides (yes, just like Frank Costanza) and matching wits, usually unsuccessfully, with his three pit bulls. Follow Jason on Twitter.

John Willis

John Willis

After 15+ years working at Hoover's as a copyeditor, in 2011 John Willis began actually writing company profiles. Besides offering the occasional post here, he also reads every blog post on Bizmology at least twice.

Josh Lower

Josh Lower

Josh Lower is an industry editor for First Research/Hoover's.

Kenny Jones

Kenny Jones

Kenny Jones has been with Hoover's Editorial team for ten years, researching companies and executives in a wide range of industries.

Laura Huchzermeyer

Laura Huchzermeyer

Laura Huchzermeyer is an industry editor for First Research at Hoover's. She keeps a watchful eye on the financial services, construction, and real estate industries. Follow her on Twitter.

Linnea Kirgan

Linnea Kirgan

Linnea Kirgan is an industry editor for First Research/Hoover's, covering retail and consumer topics. Follow her on Twitter.

Lynett Oliver

Lynett Oliver

Lynett Oliver has a B.S. in Communication from The University of Texas. She wrote training materials for Walt Disney World and co-owned a small film and video production company before joining Hoover's in 1998.

Michael McLellan

Michael McLellan

Michael McLellan covers the business of restaurants, marketing, media, and technology. Follow him on Twitter.

Rachel Gallo

Rachel Gallo

Rachel Gallo is a writer and editor at Hoover's and contributor to Bizmology. Her work covers a variety of industries and topics, including news and trends across the health care, financial services, technology, and business services industries.

Rebecca Mallett

Rebecca Mallett

Rebecca Mallett has been researching and writing about companies, industries, and executives as a member of the Hoover’s editorial team since 2007. For the past 4 years, she has focused on the agriculture and food manufacturing, business services, and mining and energy industries as a member of the First Research team. Follow her on Twitter.

Stuart Hampton

Stuart Hampton

British editorial veteran Stuart Hampton has been covering oil and gas companies for Hoover's since the Neogene-Quaternary period. Well, actually, since the early 1990s. For the best overview of the oil industry and its history he recommends Daniel Yergin's "The Prize." You can also follow Stuart on Twitter.

Tracey Panek

Tracey Panek

Tracey Panek retired from journalism at the ripe old age of 29 to work for Hoover's, where she enjoys writing about international and publicly traded companies.