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.
Yulissa Perfecto

General Manager

Yperfecto@scrapmetalservices.com

O: 956-838-2110

C: 956-265-1730

Yulissa Perfecto serves at the General Manager for the facility. She brings 20 years of experience in Operations Management and holds a degree in Industrial Engineering & Administration along with a degree in Meteorology. She has 10 years working with the United States Maritime Administration in assisting the procurement and logistics for the dismantling of U.S. non-retention military vessels. As a hands-on manager, she focuses on facility-wide safety while overseeing and monitoring key production metrics to identify opportunities for performance improvement.

Louis Diaz

Operations Manager

Ldiaz@scrapmetalservices.com

O: 956-838-2110

C: 956-838-2190

Louis Diaz has over 20 years in operations management from manufacturing plants in Mexico to shipyards here in Texas. His extensive understanding of 5s, Kaizen, and other lean management styles has helped to increase productivity and efficiency in the various sectors he has worked with. 

David Segura

Human Resource Manager

Dsegura@scrapmetalservices.com

O: 956-838-2110 

C: 956-838-2190

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

ESH Manager

Rbarrera@scrapmetalservices.com

O: 956-838-2110 

C: 956-838-2190

Pedro Martinez

Industrial Sales

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Pmartinez@scrapmetalservices.com

O: 956-838-2110 

C: 956-838-2190

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.

Nellie Perez

Account Manager

Nperez@scrapmetalservices.com

O: 956-838-2110 

C: 956-838-2190

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.

Dan Lopez

IT Manager /RSO

Dlopez@scrapmetalservices.com

O: 956-838-2110 

C: 956-838-2190

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.