Meet the Appraiser

Theron R. Horn, Jr., CEA, CSA

President, BlackRock Appraisals

28 Years Active Appraising
CEA — Certified Equipment Appraiser
CSA — Certified Senior Appraiser

Types of Appraisal Assignments:

  • CNC Machine Tools
  • Heavy Industry Machine Tools — i.e. Boring Mills, Vertical Lathes, Planer Mills, Profilers
  • Metalworking Equipment
  • Metal Forming Equipment — i.e. Presses, Brakes, Shears
  • CNC Lasers
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Printing Equipment
  • Construction Equipment
  • Crushing Plants
  • Rolling Stock


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, North Central University, Minneapolis, MN
  • USPAP Certified — Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practices


  • Certified Equipment Appraiser — CEA , AMEA - Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers
  • Machine Tool Sales - 30 years
  • Machine Tool Manufacturing - 38 Years
  • Active Machine Tool & Equipment Appraisals — 28 Years
  • Served as Chapter Secretary, Chapter Chair and National Board Representative of MDNA, served on the public relations and industry committee, ethics and mediation committee and other special committees for the Machinery Dealers National Association.

Association Memberships

  • MDNA - Machinery Dealers National Association
  • AMEA - Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers