Meet The Team
All Star Metals employs top talent in their respective fields carrying years of experience and education to ensure that our customers, employees, and environment have the very best a company can offer.
Having worked at other Ship Recycling locations, Yulissa Perfecto brings years of experience in Accounting to the SMS team. Yulissa is a great addition to the Scrap Metal Services organization.
Human Resource Manager
David S. Segura serves as the Human Resources Manager, bringing in over 15 years of HR experience. He currently supports as many as 180 local employees when fully staffed and supports our East Chicago headquarters HR Department at this location where he assists corporate in coordinating open enrollment plans, addressed employee issues, and train and guided employees on HR processes. David also brings over 15 years of working with the United States Maritime Administration in assisting the procurement and logistics for the dismantling of U.S. non-retention military vessels.
Rafael Barrera is the Environmental Safety & Health Manager for ALLSTAR Metals. Mr. Barrera directs programs involving hazardous materials, environmental management, industrial hygiene, fire safety & emergency response.
Mr. Barrera has over 15 years of experience in the MARITIME industry, ranging from a compliance officer to managing site remediation on decommissioned vessels at a shipyard facility.
Pedro Martinez holds a degree in Chemical Engineering and has years of experience in environmental, marketing, and industrial sales. Mr. Martinez holds various certifications in environmental and industrial services and brings valuable insight and years of experience to our industrial sales dept.
Having worked at other Ship Recycling locations, Nellie brings years of experience in Accounting to the SMS team. Nellie is a great addition to the Scrap Metal Services organization.
IT Manager /RSO
As IT Manager, Mr. Lopez is responsible for SMS Southern locations IT infrastructure, websites, proprietary software, hardware, and warehousing,
Mr. Lopez attended Capella University with a BS in CIS. Specializing in networking Mr. Lopez has certifications from CompTIA A+, Network+, Server+, MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) as well as MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) and other certifications.
Mr. Lopez also has certifications as a Radiation Safety Officer from Thermo Fisher Scientific.