Roger 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?
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?
What is your most memorable life experience to date?
Snorkeling on the Belize barrier reef
Who do you admire most?
Where did you grow up?
What is something that would surprise people about you?
My love of music
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite sports team?
What is your favorite band?
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?
What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?
Raising my kids