Meet the Team
Earl Williams, together with Mike Bartels, founded Qualitas Industries in August 2021. Qualitas Industries was previously known as Kirin Manufacturing. Earl served as Vice President of Operations for Kirin Manufacturing from 2012 until November 2020, when he moved into the role of President.
Earl has over 25 years of experience in the accounting and finance field, and focuses on developing strong financial infrastructures as well as refining existing business models. Earl began his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen & Co. He then transitioned to industry, where he served as a Division Controller for several publicly traded companies, including Getty Images and AXT, Inc. He has personal experience with mergers and acquisitions, as well as the related challenges of integrating new organizations into a closely-held corporation.
Earl holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Trinity University and has obtained his certified public accountant certification in Texas. He has served on the boards of several Tucson-area not-for-profit organizations, and previously served as President of the Financial Executives and Affiliates of Tucson.