Meet The Amazing
Clark Machinery Sales Team
With over 45 years of combined experience serving the manufacturing industry, our team continues to grow in their pursuit of excellence and equipping our customers for success. With continuous in-house training and certifications through industry trade organizations (MDNA/AMEA), Clark Machinery’s commitment to the highest level of integrity and service is constantly applied to the evolving technologies and the unique demands of our customers.
Troy Clark ✉️
Coming from the education field, Troy took up the challenge to work with manufacturers and improve the process of getting quality machines to the right shops. His father retired from operating a machine cell at Hillsdale Tool in Hillsdale, MI and was amazed when he learned Troy had gotten into the business on the other side. Over the years, Troy has enjoyed partnering with customers and other quality dealers, and has worked hard to grow his expertise by joining the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) – the largest organization of used machinery dealers that equips, educates and holds the industry accountable to certain standards. In addition to serving at the local level of the MDNA, Troy is on the national board and has also become a Certified Equipment Appraiser (CEA) with the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) and USPAP certified. The thing he finds most fulfilling about the business is creating solutions to customers’ machinery needs, whether buying or selling. When he is not talking about Horse Power or RPM, Troy enjoys serving in his church, running 5Ks, carting his daughters to school and dating his lovely wife, Helen.
Carina Alvarez ✉️
After graduating from college with an engineering degree, Carina began her career at Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, working to resolve chronic rejection tags on the wide-body aircraft assembly line. Taking her passion for process and the things that she learned at Boeing, she moved on to apply these same skills across several industries from industrial supply, to importing products for custom homes, and finally to the restaurant industry. After providing engineering consulting services to many large chain restaurants, Carina turned her focus to Clark Machinery Sales. Bringing her process improvement skills with her, Carina enjoys making sure that every deal flows as smoothly as possible from start to end. Whether it is getting a machine ready to advertise, handling bank lien releases or managing the day to day operations of the office, Carina applies her aptitude for organization and logistics to insure a positive outcome. When Carina is not at work, she spends her free time with her two daughters or enjoying a cup of coffee and a good book.
Don Aro ✉️
Don is a Maryland native who joined Clark Machinery Sales in 2011. After graduating from the University of Maryland – College Park, Don worked in Major League Baseball for six seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, where he assisted players & coaches on game day operations. It was there that he developed his love of problem solving for each unique situation. Don’s passion for sales stems from a commitment to customer service, and he works diligently to exceed the expectations of buyers and sellers on every transaction. His focus is CNC Machining Centers and Turning Centers – primarily HAAS, DOOSAN, OKUMA, MAZAK and MORI SEIKI – but he is always open to any opportunity to serve our customer base. Additionally, Don is a Certified Equipment Appraiser (CEA) with the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) and USPAP certified. Don and his wife, Chelsea, live in Baltimore with their son, Chase, their Maltese, Bella, & their three rescue cats. Their house can often be confused for an animal shelter! When away from the office, Don enjoys being a dad, spending time with his family & traveling with Chelsea. He's also an avid sports fan & a diehard supporter of Liverpool FC & the Baltimore Ravens.
Dan Purcell ✉️
The proud son of an Air Force veteran and chemical plant manager, Dan has over 25 years of experience in Sales, Management, Process Improvement and Customer Relations. From his early childhood days delivering newspapers on foot directly to his customer’s front doors to his college years as a packer and line operator on the meat tray production lines, it was apparent that he was a natural fit to the service of American Manufacturers. He absolutely appreciates the opportunity to serve this industry, our team, and the most well respected customers. He feels truly blessed to be a part of this organization’s continued growth and is driven to serve with unparalleled integrity, urgency and perseverance. Dan is also a Certified Equipment Appraiser (CEA) with the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) and USPAP certified. When Dan is not in the office, you can be sure to see him and his beautiful wife, Stephanie, on a baseball field somewhere, enjoying their time with their two very talented and active sons—All-Star Sluggers Ryan and Daniel... or visiting his daughter and son-in-law, Anna and Troy, and his grandchildren, Arthur and Rosalind, in Nashville!
- We will possess the most respected name in the industry
- We will create the best, safest and most enjoyable process for our customers
- We will experience the best office environment
- We will cultivate the most motivated employees who only ever pursue excellence in their service to our customers, each other and the industry
- We pledge to our customers, our professional colleagues and each other to live and work honestly, humbly and with ever-improving efficiency and effectiveness
- We declare that our integrity, and the respect of our customer, is more important than getting a deal
This is Our Vision. We see the Benefits. This we Pursue.
The success of the American manufacturer
We partner with our customers to provide solutions that improve their lives.
To operate with integrity and strive for excellence in all we do.