Lawrence Richter Quinn is an Atlanta-based freelance financial writer. Over the past 25 years, he has written for dozens of financial publications, including The Washington Post, Financial Times, Investors' Business Daily, The Journal of Commerce and Compliance Week, among others. Quinn is also the founder of four financial magazines: Corporate Risk Management, which is about corporations and how they could use the derivatives markets effectively to hedge without "getting burned" in the process; Executive Financial Woman, published by the National Association of Bank Women; Facility Manager for the International Association of Auditorium Managers; and Service Management, a monthly publication that reaches corporate executives in charge of after-sales support and service policies for products in all industries.