Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

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Legislature’s $2M gift prompts some soul-searching in restaurant industry

By , Globe Staff

House Speaker Bob DeLeo gave the restaurant industry a sweet gift this summer. But that present is going to take some time to unwrap.

NiSource brings former National Grid exec in an effort to regain customers’ trust

By , Globe Staff

NiSource Inc. on Tuesday announced it had hired Nick Stavropoulos to a newly created, senior role: chief safety officer for Columbia Gas of Massachusetts.


Defying expectations, hospital’s fund-raising brings in $450m

By , Globe Staff

Bold Types: Boston Medical Center just celebrated the end of six years of fund-raising, ringing up a total that would be the envy of most hospitals: $450 million.


Mohegan’s challenge to Wynn casino license is revived in Suffolk court

By , Globe Staff

Wynn Resorts’ old rival for the Boston-area casino license, Connecticut casino operator Mohegan Sun, hasn’t given up the fight, not by a long shot.