“Dave Gay has demonstrated outstanding ability as a leader in the region’s small business community in many years as the Director of the Small Business Development Center at the College of DuPage. His work there in advising countless startup and other businesses has enabled him to detect the good, the bad, and the ugly in business plans. He has also worked with and trained many in the financial analysis of small business enterprises. This means that he is an outstanding adviser on capital needs, loan qualification, and accounting and finance details important to any small business manager. He is also well connected to the SBA and other business lenders in the area.”

William A. Price – Attorney at Law 

“I have worked with Dave Gay for twenty years through the Small Business Development Center at College of DuPage. His knowledge of business matters as they pertain to the small business owner are unmatched by anyone. If you are looking to start a business or need someone to help you get pointed in the right direction, David is one person who needs to be on your professional team.”
Dean R. Holland – CPA

“David Gay is an outstanding resource for straightforward advice and guidance in business development and growth. He is knowledgeable about a spectrum of business disciplines, from marketing to financials, operations and more. I highly recommend David to both well-established and new businesses.”

Ellen Huxtable – Advantage Business Concepts

“Managing and growing a business in turbulent times is a challenging endeavor, made easier with the expert assistance of David Gay. I have known David for more than 20 years and have  witnessed the benefit he brings to businesses who are growing and need guidance as they manage the growth. “

Colleen Ryan – Banker 

“I have known Dave Gay for about 15 years as a member of the College of DuPage’s Small Business Development Center advisory board and as a retired volunteer with the SCORE organization of former and current business executives who provide free counseling and mentoring to small business startups and established businesses.  He was instrumental in forging a strong partnership between the Small Business Development Center and SCORE organizations which expanded and enhanced both the professionalism and the scope of services and expertise that the two organizations working in concert were able to offer local small businesses.  Dave and his firm will be a definite value added advisor to business clients and is being highly recommended for consideration by your firm for current and future plans.”

Ron Haggh – Management Consultant