NICK COPASNick Copas - President of Industrial Services

What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?

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

  • Labor
  • Carpenter
  • MBE/Ironworker
  • Foreman
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Industrial Services Vice President
  • Industrial Services President

What certifications, honors and awards have you received?

  • Leadership Greater Little Rock Alumni - Class XXIX
  • Varco Pruden Regional Advisement Counsel
  • University of Arkansas Design- Build 5 - Onsite (LR) Contractor Lead
  • Construction Document Technologist

Personnel Honors:

  • CFYF Evolve 2014 Co-Chair
  • CFYF Evolve 2015 Chair
  • Children’s Tumor Foundation Dancing with our Stars (Star)
  • Easter Seal Guardians Board - Founding Member
  • Centers for Youth & Families - Foundation Board Member.

What trade organizations and/or boards are you involved in?

  • Varco Pruden Regional Advisement Counsel
  • AGC
  • ASPE
  • Rotary Club 99
  • CFYF Foundation Board
  • Easter Seals Guardians Board

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
I take much pride seeing the Company’s contribution to the Economic Development of our State through employment opportunity. Our Company has provided stable sources of income, opportunities for growth and a resource for each employee to support his or her family. After we are awarded a project, I always thank God for providing us a resource to realize revenue and continue serving as a major employer.

What is your specialty?
Most people think Steel/Industry. That is not accurate. My specialty is risk analysis and how it pertains to generating revenue.

What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
I get to see my mentor every day.

Where have you obtained your education and any degrees?
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

How have you been involed with community service?

  • Leadership Greater Little Rock
  • Rotary Club 99
  • CFYF Evolve 2014 Co-Chair
  • CFYF Evolve 2015 Chair
  • Easter Seal Guardians Founding Board Member
  • Centers for Youth & Families Foundation Board Member
  • past Studio Main Contributor
  • past American Heart Association Contributor
  • Past Children’s Advocacy Centers Contributor.

What is your spouse’s name?
Not Married Yet – Future Spouse is Ann Gunti

What is your favorite movie?
Raiders of the Lost Ark

What is your favorite sport?

What are your hobbies?
Being outdoors, traveling, music composition, architecture, trying new food

Who do you admire most?
My Father

Where did you grow up?
Cabot, Arkansas

What is something that would surprise people about you?
I have an extremely creative side.

What is your favorite food?

What is your favorite sports team?
Arkansas Razorbacks

What is your favorite band?
I really like instrumental music and have two favorite composers - Hanz Zimmer & John Williams.

Do you have any pets? 
French bulldog, his name is Bruno, he actually belongs to my girlfriend. I am his Step-father – so I hear.

What is one word to sum you up?

What was your childhood dream?
To be Indiana Jones and/or a professional musician. I found neither one feasible.

What is your favorite color?

What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?
I will eat anything for the most part.

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