David Chew, CPA, MBA

About David

David is a highly versatile and accomplished business professional with over 25 years’ experience in accounting. He brings a unique combination of skills to his clients, stemming from his practical experience as a controller, system design professional, and business owner, and the technical knowledge required of him as an adjunct professor of accounting and business courses at Ohio Dominican College. This diverse background has provided David with a strong command of all operational areas of a business, including accounting, marketing, finance, business management, quality control, and human resources.

Throughout David’s career, he has been a trusted advisor to a variety of industries and businesses, from venture capital startups to multi-million dollar corporations. Clients especially appreciate his knowledge in data analytics and system integrations, along with his ability to substantially improve the financial reporting process for better business decision-making. David is an expert in using Microsoft Excel and Access tools to extrapolate and dissect financial information. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and also certified in QuickBooks Online.

David’s comprehensive accounting knowledge is invaluable in all of his engagements. He has an in-depth understanding of accounting department processes and procedures and is extremely proficient in the areas of financial reporting, inventory, cost accounting, and managerial accounting. His well-rounded skill set enables him to design and implement internal controls, identify and initiate business process improvements, and establish best practices.

His exceptional problem-solving skills and natural curiosity about a business’s operations allow David to navigate through the most complex business challenges with ease.

David Chew

David Chew
Consultant


Industry Experience

Alcohol and Spirits, Architecture, Arts and Theater, Cannabis, Construction, Consumer Products, Education, Food & Beverage, Food Processing/Manufacturing, Franchising, Government, Healthcare, Higher Education, Industrial, Industrial Maintenance and Cleaning, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Pharmaceuticals, Power Generation - Alternate Energy Sources, Professional Services, Property Management, Research & Development, Restaurant, Retail, Service, Software, Start-up Companies, Supply Chain, Waste Management and Remediation Services, Wholesale, Wildlife Conservation


Education

  • Capital University, Master of Business Administration
  • Ohio Dominican University, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, summa cum laude
  • Columbus State Community College, Associates of Science in Accounting

Certifications

  • CPA – Certified Public Accountant – Ohio
  • Microsoft Systems Engineer (NT 4.0 and SQL)
  • QuickBooks Online Certified

Professional Affiliations

  • The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

On a Lighter Note

Do you have any pets? 
I have chickens! I’ve participated in teaching others how to raise chickens for eggs and meat.  I practice some aspects of homesteading as best one can in an urban environment. 

Have you ever participated in a physically or mentally challenging activity? 
I am an active bicyclist and runner. I’ve run three marathons and have biked the Tour of the Scioto River Valley.

Have you visited an excellent museum? 
Yes, I enjoyed visiting the Leeds Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, West Yorkshire. It is one of the richest collections of history in one place.