Bobby Gosser

BGosser MG 8241 retouch webBobby Gosser - Central Arkansas President and Corporate Secretary


What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?
1987

Have you had any title changes since you started, if so what are they in order?

  • Estimator
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Division Manager
  • Vice President
  • President

What certifications, honors and awards have you have received?

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe Sigma Lambda Chi
  • National Honorary Scholastic Society
  • Named “Most Outstanding Graduate”
  • Awarded Estimator of the Year by the Arkansas Chapter of American Society of Professional Estimators
  • Recruiter of the Year by the National Organization, ASPE
  • Awarded Chairman of the Year by Arkansas Chapter of Associated General Contractors
  • Certification in Healthcare Construction from American Society of Healthcare Engineers
  • Commercial Environmental Certification with Green Advantage
  • Certification of Certified Professional Estimator
  • “40 Under 40” list in Arkansas Business

What trade organizations and/or boards are you involved in?

  • Arkansas Chapter of the United States Green Building Council
  • American Society of Professional Estimators
  • American Institute of Constructors
  • Associated General Contractors of America Arkansas Chapter
  • Past member the MBE Construction Mentoring Program

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Relationships with clients and resolving their issues

What is your specialty?
Bringing leadership to a team of professionals and allowing them to do their jobs

What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell, and please describe?
Bob Shell. Even before I was employed 29 years ago, I learned of his integrity. I got to know Bob as an employee and then as his partner. He is one the finest Christian men I know and has brought those values to this company. Never has there been a closed door. I have appreciated his calm and decisive approach to tough decisions that have come before our board. He has been my mentor, I have learned a lot from him and I cherish that relationship.

What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
Working with people that strive for excellence on a daily basis

Where did you obtain your education and any degrees?

  • Ole Main High School
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Ouachita Baptist University
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction from University of Louisiana at Monroe 

What community service are you involved in?

  • North Little Rock Chamber Board Member
  • Young Life Steering Committee Board Member
  • North Little Rock Rotary
  • Past Board Member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Heflin Family YMCA
  • Past Board Member and President of the Board of the Burns Park Athletic Association
  • Past School Board Member of the North Little Rock School District.

What is your spouse’s name?
Donna

How many children do you have and what are their names?

  • Trey - married to Paige
  • Alex
  • McKenzie
  • Dean

What is your favorite book?
The Bible

What is your favorite movie?
The Green Mile

What is your favorite sport?
Baseball

What are your hobbies?
Hunting, following kids in their activities, family events

What are two things you cannot live without?
My faith in Jesus Christ and a hot shower in the mornings

What is your most memorable life experience to date?
The birth of my 3 children

Who do you admire most?
My dad

Where did you grow up?
North Little Rock

What is something that would surprise people about you?
I was a college swimmer.

What is your favorite food?
Steak

What is your favorite sports team?
Arkansas Razorbacks

What is your favorite band?
Doobie Brothers and Boston

What is one word to sum you up?
Integrity

What was your childhood dream?
To build something

What is your favorite color?
Green

What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?
Anything with vinegar

What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?
Raising a family

What is your biggest pet peeve?
Being late

What motivates you?
I hate losing

 

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