Deaton Derek 02Derek Deaton  -  Superintendent

What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?
2018

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?
My father

Where did you grow up?
Conway, AR

What is something that would surprise people about you? 
I like history and philosophy.

What is your favorite food?
Steak

What is your favorite sports team?
The Razorbacks

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?
Determined

What is your favorite color?
Black

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

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