About the Author

After serving 6 years in the US Navy, I completed 7 years of education in accounting and earned a Masters of Science in Accounting. I practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for over 12 years and have provided bookkeeping, accounting, and tax services for over 25 years. During that time I personally feel that my clients taught me more than I taught them.

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I have written over 500 articles that are posted to this site. I still feel that I haven’t even touched the surface of business issues and will continue to write. I’ve turned this site into a membership site. The reader is allowed to view three articles per month free, but then must register to view more. Once the viewer has reached the limit, he/she may either wait until the following month to read more or join as a member for $2.99. The membership fee allows full access for one year. Click on the register button above in the main menu bar and click on the subscription package. For those of you that are students or professors, access is free contingent on a request by your professor to me via dave@businessecon.org.   

If you need to contact me via e-mail, send to dave (then use the ‘at’ symbol) businessecon.org. I’m trying to prevent spamming from the machine generated garbage. That is why I didn’t type out the actual e-mail address. I generally respond within 24 hours.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting – Christopher Newport University
  • Masters of Science in Accounting – Old Dominion University
  • Certified Public Accountant – 1999 to 2012
  • Certificate in Financial Planning – Old Dominion University 1994 (One-Year Program Exploring the 5 Areas of Personal Financial Planning)

Community Service:

  • Nine Years as a Boy Scout Adult Leader (Committee Positions, Eagle Scout Mentor, Den Leader)
  • Eight Years as a Little League Coach (And Yes, I’ve Been Beaned by Many a Baseball)
  • Two Years as a Volunteer Little League Umpire (Parents take this game too seriously)
  • Five Years as Committee Member for a Big Brothers/Big Sisters Chapter (2 Years as President of the Chapter)
  • Two Years – Kiwanis Member

Two clients in particular were astute businessmen. One was an engineer the other an RV dealer. Thank you Bob V. and Crosby Forrest for what you taught me about business and life.

The following is a short list of the different types of business industries I have provided services to over the years:

  • Construction – served as a controller for a 14 employee restoration company for two years.
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Service (Professional)
  • Non-Profits
  • Restaurants
  • Transportation
  • Real Estate Management
  • Various Others

This site is designed to help the beginning businessman and those wanting to modify their existing operation.  I’m a big believer in the feed back loop method of making your operation better. If you need help or want some particular answers to any questions, please feel free to contact me via e-mail dave (use the standard ‘at’ symbol) businessecon.org. I’m trying to prevent spamming.

Oh yeah, one other way to reach me is via the little red button to your right at the bottom. It is the live chat button, I’m often online and happy to exchange thoughts.

Thanks for reading and I hope I helped you in some way.


2 thoughts on “About the Author”

  1. Jonathan Schwartz

    I am happy to reach out and let you know that I received an offer of Controller for a construction company out in Calabasas, California that builds tract housing communities. Why is this relevant? Your articles were a factor in my success, and reading them made learning easy and gave me tremendous confidence in my interviews, and I could not have done it without them. Thank you

    (The interview is one thing, but now I have to actually apply the information in your articles, in a real-time environment, so let’s hope this information is solid 🙂

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