Chief Financial Officer

Bob began his career at a local public accounting firm in Ann Arbor, MI attaining his license as a Certified Public Accountant. He was made a principal in the firm of Loy, Park & Barry in 1984. In July of 1986, Bob’s father-in-law, Larry Hinkley, purchased Bergquist, Inc. - a wholesale distributor of propane gas equipment. Bob soon joined Larry at Bergquist as Controller. Upon Larry’s retirement in 1995, Bob became Bergquist President and CEO. During his tenure, Bergquist has grown from a single, small distribution center to a large, national distributor of propane equipment with over 50 employees and 5 facilities. Bob is currently Chair of the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA), and a past member of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). Please contact Bob at