Loren Steffy is a managing director for editorial and content at 30 Point Strategies, a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly and an executive producer for Rational Middle Media LLC. He was an award-winning business columnist for the Houston Chronicle for nine years, and prior to that was the Dallas Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News. A frequent speaker and commentator on both radio and television, he is the author of Drowning in Oil: BP and the Reckless Pursuit of Profit and The Man Who Thought Like a Ship. His biography of Houston oilman, developer and philanthropist George P. Mitchell will be published in the fall of 2019.
During his journalism career, Steffy was a four-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, business journalism’s highest honor, and the recipient of numerous state and national awards. His reporting on the collapse of Arthur Andersen was selected for the 2003 edition of the "Best Business Stories of the Year."
Steffy also worked at the Dallas Times Herald and other publications. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Texas A&M University.