Jacob Spears - Director of Business Development Central Arkansas
What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Finding a lead, doing the leg work/research, and closing the deal.
What is your specialty?
Building strong interpersonal relationships with customers.
What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell, and please describe?
Baldwin and Shell has given me the opportunity to move back home to Little Rock and reconnect with friends and colleagues that I have not been in contact with in years.
What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
The friendly always willing to help atmosphere of the company.
Where did you obtain your education and any degrees?
Catholic High School for Boys
University of Arkansas Fayetteville – Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Minor in Equine
What is your spouse's name?
How many children do you have and what are their names?
1 – Sutton Avery Spears
What is your favorite book?
Lonesome Dove Series
What is your favorite movie?
Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid
What are your hobbies?
Hunting and Fishing
What are two things you cannot live without?
My family and beef jerky
What is your most memorable life experience to date?
The look on my wife’s face when she met our daughter for the first time.
Who do you admire most?
Anyone who started with nothing, became successful, and remains humble.
Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and what are their names?
Ollie – King Charles Cavalier Spaniel
Joe – Field Bred English Cocker Spaniel
What is one word to sum you up?
What was your childhood dream?
To be a professional baseball playing cowboy.
What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?
Nuts and fruit in salads.
What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?
Building a family of my own.
What is your biggest pet peeve?
People playing loud videos and snapchats.
What motivates you?
To provide the best life possible for my family.