Blake Phillips


Blake Phillips oversees company operations and ensures that EQI provides its customers with the highest level of service and quality products, delivered just in time.

Blake joined the EQI team in 2010 with over 15 years of leadership and management experience in the U.S. Navy and, most recently, at Precision Castparts Corp., a global manufacturer of complex aerospace castings, forgings, and fasteners. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Blake flew EA-6B Prowlers in the Navy, making several deployments around the globe.

Following his naval service, Blake earned an MBA in marketing and strategy from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. At Precision Castparts Corp., he held key engineering and manufacturing positions in a several casting facilities before becoming Director of Sales for a $300+ million titanium and super-alloy casting facility.

Blake has broad international business experience in large global supply chains serving industry-leading aerospace companies. His professional management experience, customer focus, and strategic perspective bring substantial depth to EQI’s management team to support the company’s continued growth.

Dave Bell

Chief Financial Officer

David Bell is responsible for EQI’s financial reporting, planning, and analysis functions. He also manages the company’s relationships with its bank, accounting firm, and insurance and benefit providers.

Dave joined EQI in 2012 with nearly 20 years of financial management experience in various industries. He was previously CFO at Design Design Inc., a stationery products company, and at Vanerum-Stelter, an office furniture company. He has also served as corporate controller at American Seating Company and Holland Hitch Company, and as a manager at the accounting firm BDO Seidman.

Dave earned both an MBA and a master’s degree in taxation from Grand Valley State University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Davenport College of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Michigan.


EQI Global Headquarters:
5797 Harvey Street
Norton Shores, MI 49444
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Phone: 616-850-2630
Fax: 231-798-3724

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