David Gage, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and founder of BMC Associates. He is the author of The Partnership Charter: How To Start Out Right with Your New Business Partnership (Or Fix the One You're In). He is a former adjunct faculty member a the Kogod School of Business at American University. BMC is a multidisciplinary team of mediators with backgrounds in law, psychology, business, and finance. The firm specializes in preventing and resolving disputes among business partners, family business owners, board members, and co-inheritors.