Dave Choate is the author of hundreds of small and financing business articles for websites including BizEngine, FranchWire and PointBlank. He brings a sense of humor to the serious topics that matter to small business owners in today’s tumultuous world. Dave has interviewed influential small business and marketing experts including Eric Ries, Chuck Blakeman and Jay Baer and is a voracious reader of all things business. He’s also a featured columnist at Hawkeye Management. Before joining the BizEngine team in 2011, Dave worked as a business and news reporter in the Seacoast of New Hampshire. In his downtime, he’s still writing at his Atlanta Falcons blog, The Falcoholic.