We’ve been doing this for a while. We wrote our first web site in a text editor in the mid ’90’s. Now we’re applying the latest tools & technology to give you the best opportunity to tell your story to your desired audience.
We’ll use time-tested storytelling techniques along with cutting-edge image and code optimization. We’ll make sure your site is responsive... automatically adjusting to the user’s laptop, tablet, or mobile device. We’ll leverage the latest SEO strategies to earn you the highest possible rankings.
And we won’t charge you an arm and a leg.
Dave Treat is the founder and Chief Innovation Officer for Thinking Small.
Originally from Elmira, NY, Dave lived in northern Indiana for 25 years. After six years in a parachurch ministry, he founded GranDesign Studios, investing 17 years in graphic design, multi-media production and technology consulting for business and education.
In 2000, Dave joined the staff of Willow Creek Community Church, in South Barrington, IL. As a Division Leader and Area Pastor he equipped volunteers and created strategies for connecting and discipling men and women in small groups. He became Director of Innovation for Adult Ministries at the Willow Creek Association, where he was responsible for experience design, content, and speaker/trainer selection for the Group Life Conference and Small Groups Advanced Training.
In 2009 he launched Thinking Small, LLC to facilitate speaking, training, and writing activities supporting discipleship strategies for small groups.
In January 2018, Dave added web strategies for small business to the Thinking Small mix. Drawing from prior experience in graphic design and web communications, he understands the constraints of time and money faced by small business owners, and develops cost-effective strategies using the latest tools and techniques.
Dave and his wife, Vicki, have been married since 1985, have a golden retriever named Vinny and a boxer/lab named Mona Lisa. They live just outside of Lima, OH.