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David B. Shea

Senior Consultant

David focuses on analyzing issues and providing effective and efficient solutions for accounting challenges. He provides expertise in financial management, budgeting, forecasting, inventory management and controls, variance and margin analysis, custom systems design, derivatives, financial reporting, and advisory services. His consulting experience includes designing and creating customized accounting systems for cost reporting and effective inventory controls. He has also worked with privately held and Fortune 500 companies performing feasibility studies and managing real estate development, syndications, and capital formation.

David began his career with a Big Four accounting firm before transitioning to several consulting, executive, and entrepreneurial roles. He served as founder and CEO of a manufacturing business specializing in thermal packaging and medical devices. David was inducted into the NASA Space Foundation Hall of Fame after his firm’s containers were used successfully for international shipping by the U.S. Army. He has also served as CFO and division controller for a $1.3 billion regional co-operative.

Function & Specialization

  • Fractional and interim CFO and controller
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and feasibility analysis
  • Cost accounting and internal controls
  • Financial reporting and advisory services

Representative Clients & Past Experiences

  • Costen Floors
  • Lawrence Environmental
  • Rice Industries
  • McKesson
  • Capital One
  • Sara Lee
  • Southern States Cooperative

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • Graduate level courses, University of Richmond
  • B.S., Accounting & Business Management (dual major), McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker (Virginia)
  • CPA (inactive)

Professional Associations & Community Organizations

  • Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute (former designations committee chairman)
  • Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute, Virginia chapter president
  • Inducted into NASA’s Space Foundation Hall of Fame
  • Featured program leader (as author) for the Osher Institute, University of Richmond