Heather Landy was named editor in chief of American Banker Magazine in 2011. She had spent the previous two years on the staff of the magazine’s sister publication, American Banker, where she reported on large institutions and an array of governance, risk, accounting and regulatory issues affecting the sector. Prior to joining American Banker, she was a special correspondent to The Washington Post, covering Wall Street. In 2007 she won a Gerald Loeb Award, one of the highest honors in business journalism, while reporting on the retail industry for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She began her career at Bloomberg News, covering various beats including corporate finance, retailing and heavy industry.