Dave Stratton has been writing and producing comedy for almost thirty years, primarily for corporate events of Fortune 100 companies. He is a writer with healthcare advertising agency, Abelson Taylor. Previously, Mr. Stratton worked for some of the most prestigious film and multimedia production companies in the US, including a position as Creative Director for the world's largest corporate communications firm, Caribiner. As a writer, Mr. Stratton's work has won numerous international awards. Headlines, an independent film short, which he co-produced with Frank Haney, won a Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival and a Gold Medal at the New York Festivals. Mr. Stratton's youth in a small Indiana town prepared him to write authentic dialogue for the characters of the Redbud Mobile Estates in Lust 'n' Rust (published by Samuel French).