Les Allen Jr.

Managing Member


Company founder, Les Allen, Jr. was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Mr. Allen is an entrepreneur with a 20+ year record of building successful businesses. During this time, he has mastered the art of the 3 P’s, patience, planning and perseverance, which he considers the fundamental foundation of a good entrepreneur.  Les has over 23 years of experience in all aspects of construction services from corporate office administration to site supervision. His talent to develop and implement project schedules is a major component in keeping complex projects on track. He has a proven record of taking projects from start to finish under budget and under time. Under his leadership The BlackStar Companies, LLC is recognized for its Dedication, Commitment and Successes.   Les is a proud graduate of Hampton University and the SBA's Emerging Leaders Program.