David Housey is the co-founder of iDeal Business Partners. Housey’s predecessor firm was PolyVista, a strategic consultancy based in Las Vegas. Housey is a CPA, equity analyst, banker, entrepreneur and executive officer who now provides strategic, operational and financial consulting to small- and medium-sized businesses.
He was recently the chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Ascent Solutions, a professional, industry-certified information technology provider with a nationwide footprint. Here he created and integrated procedures for all major systems including lead acquisition, quoting, sales, order processing, inventory handling, service delivery, accounting, account management and reporting.
He has also held multi-year executive positions as president and chief financial officer of Vancouver-listed StonePoint Global Brands, an international brand enhancement and product management company. Housey was responsible for establishing policies and executing the strategies and objectives of the company and its various subsidiaries.
Housey has been a certified public accountant since 1992, having worked on financial audits and reviews in the manufacturing, construction, real estate and retail sales industries. Subsequently, he was a bank lender responsible for managing a commercial loan portfolio and also worked with a risk-management team at Lehman Brothers International in London where he participated in a proprietary investigation of risk-management practices encompassing credit, market and operational risks.
Born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Housey earned a bachelor of arts in accounting with high honors from Michigan State University. In 1999, he earned a master of arts with honors in international relations and economics from the Johns Hopkins University, in Washington, D.C.