Derek Deaton - Superintendent
What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?
Please list your Certifications, Honors and any Awards you have received:
10 hour & 30 Hour OSHA Training.
What is your specialty?
Organization, Carpentry & Iron Work
What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell, and please describe?
In the short time that I have been here, I have met several people including our own project managers, craftsmen and business leaders. At this time, I am finishing my second project with Baldwin & Shell and I have a good working relationship with the owners and employees involved with the project.
What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
As far as large-scale general contractors go Baldwin & Shell are the only ones left with a little bit of family atmosphere. It feels good to be part of the family.
How many children do you have and what are their names?
1 – Bailey Deaton
What is your favorite book?
The Republic by Plato
What is your favorite movie?
That’s a hard question. I like a lot of movies. I can name several in every genre.
What is your favorite sport?
High School & College Football
What are your hobbies?
Motorcycles and Air Planes
What are two things you cannot live without?
Air & Water
What is your most memorable life experience to date?
The day my daughter was born
Who do you admire most?
Where did you grow up?
What is something that would surprise people about you?
I like history and philosophy.
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite sports team?
What is your favorite band?
The Allman Brothers, Led Zeppelin, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, etc.
What is one word to sum you up?
What is your favorite color?
What is your biggest pet peeve?
People who pass judgement on someone before they get to know them.
What motivates you?
Money, Family, Friends, Fun