roger short2Roger Short - Northwest Arkansas Director of Preconstruction 

What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?
1985 to 1987, 1996 to 1998, 2015 to present.

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

  • Project Estimator
  • Project Manager
  • Chief Estimator
  • Northwest Arkansas Director of Preconstruction

What certifications, honors and any awards have you received?

  • CPE with ASPE
  • Estimator of the Year award from ASPE chapter 33 

What Trade Organizations and/or boards are you involved in?

What is your specialty?
Conceptual Estimating

What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell, and please describe?
Respectful professional relationships with Architects, Engineers, and Subcontractors

What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
The Baldwin Shell Philosophy and Ethos.

Where have you obtained your education and any degrees?
Bachelor of Science in Construction, University of Louisiana Monroe

How have you been involved with community service?
Beach cleaning on Biloxi Beach in 2008

What is your spouse’s name?

How many children do you have and what are their names?
5: Ryan, David, Allison, Chaice, Kyle

How many grandchildren do you have and what are their names?
8: Caity, Willy, Max, Alyssa, Kelsey, Hannah, Savannah, Calder

What is your favorite book?
Count of Monte Cristo

What is your favorite sport?

What are your hobbies?
Playing the Guitar

What are two things you cannot live without?
My wife
Self respect

What is your most memorable life experience to date?
Snorkeling on the Belize barrier reef

Who do you admire most?
Ronald Reagan

Where did you grow up?
Monroe, Louisiana

What is something that would surprise people about you?
My love of music

What is your favorite food?
All seafood

What is your favorite sports team?
Arkansas Razorbacks

What is your favorite band?
Steely Dan

Do you have any pets? 
Dogs - Ali, Harley, and Gaston

What is one word to sum you up?

What was your childhood dream?
To be a pilot

What is your favorite color?

What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?
Corn nuts

What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?
Raising my kids


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