Black Star Asset Conversion & Appraisal, LLC is taking the asset market by storm. While our name may be new, the Black Star ACA team is comprised of industry pros who are master deal makers. You can trust Black Star to be the knowledgeable, approachable team you need to assess and convert your assets for the best value.
Simply put, we help people get maximum value for buying and selling equipment
The Black Star team are seasoned pros with experience that includes asset conversions, truck sales, construction equipment and operations. Individually, we possess valuable strengths; collectively, we offer the knowledge, industry insight, personal service and targeted approach you need when selling or acquiring commercial assets.
From operating machines, to selling them, Roger has spent the last 44 years embedded in the construction equipment industry across North America. Roger's background and knowledge is unparalleled within the industry. But the key factors of Black Star’s success come from his ideals of complete customer care. Making Black Star ACA unique within the industry. It is these ideals, along with the desire to see things done “the right way” that led Roger to the co-create Black Star ACA, LLC. It is also the basis on which co-founder Roger Martinez operates the family business today.
Rob has grown up around trucks and equipment his whole life. His grandfather Glenn Coffman started Coffman Truck Sales 75 years ago. The experience of working in the family truck and truck parts business has given him a sixth sense in the value of new and used trucks. His exposure to the industry and multiple family businesses led him to co-founding Black Star ACA.
Selling and buying trucks is in Andrew’s blood. Since the age of 13 he has worked in the family business of selling trucks. He also has greatly benefited from working with his uncle who has dedicated his career to valuing and auctioning construction equipment. Andrew felt the timing was right to co-found a company with his brother and uncle, which focuses mainly on construction equipment and trucks.
Mike is a true entrepreneur. With a distinguished career that covers more than 38 years, he has launched, developed and sold three separate companies. His experience and business insight is a tremendous asset in his role as Director of Strategy and Business Development.
Rich Evans experience within the heavy equipment & transportation industry is unparalleled. The same can be said for his integrity and professionalism. Throughout Rich’s tenure of assisting with the conversion of clients' assets which equate to over a billion dollars, his customer-first values have remained at the forefront of every interaction. Black Star ACA was founded upon these same values, and we continue to reinforce them. Rich is our Sales Director.
Lynn is responsible for assisting clients in selling and buying of industrial assets, as well as for sourcing and working large equipment deals in categories such as construction, mining, transportation, and oilfield. He has over 28 years of experience in the industrial equipment appraisal and auction market and he is a licensed auctioneer, a Certified Senior Appraiser (CSA) with the Equipment Appraisers Association of North America (EAANA).
For more than 25 years, Vince Blecha has been a highly successful sales professional with extensive experience building lasting business relationships. In his role as Chief Development Officer, Vince works to identify opportunities and provide tactical business solutions for our clients.
Justin has more than 20 years of experience valuing machinery & equipment and other tangible assets. He has led appraisal projects for asset-based companies as well as financial firms. In his role at Black Star, he will utilize his tremendous experience to provide timely, accurate asset appraisals and valuations.
Michael Nigro joined Black Star full time as of August 2019 bringing global account sales expertise and best practices from his tenured sales career. Prior to joining Black Star, Mike was responsible for selling into large accounts across the globe. His attention to detail, along with his “hand’s on" approach to making each sale has earned him the designation as our Director of Global Sales.
We bring a proactive approach to every transaction. It starts with gaining a solid understanding of your needs and goals. From there, we blend in our diverse experience, client service and well-established industry connections to deliver results. From start to finish, our approach puts your interests first and delivers tangible results that benefit your bottom line.
Go out and make friends and you'll always have customers.
Roger MartinezBlack Star ACA
You have a lot of options when buying or selling your assets. We want to be your option of choice based on our values and capabilities. Once selected we will work hard to earn your continued respect by staying true to our values and your desired results.
Advocates We obsess on understanding your equipment needs. Then work together to give you more control over the buying and selling of your equipment. We then represent you in the marketplace to gain top value.
Accessibility We are easy to reach and readily available to our customers. We know that you have limited time. It’s our priority to be efficient and effective in all our dealings with you.
Family Family values drive our company. Our work ethic is the discipline of moving our feet daily on behalf of our customers. Each of us is extremely driven to make a difference with every day.
Intellectual property We have deep experience in construction equipment and trucks. Our assets include; industry knowledge, network of contacts, practical business experience, and proven results.
Fairness Every interaction benefits from our preparation. We bring a level of respect to every customer interaction to gain their confidence and trust. Our honest straightforward approach is the heart of our family business.