BrianForst lgBrian Forst - Project Manager

What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?

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

What certifications, honors, or awards have you received?

Superior Safety Award of 2010 (while at Catamount Constructors)

CPR Certified (Catamount)

Walmart SPMC + SEWS

CM Lean Certification


What Trade Organizations and/or boards are you involved in?

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Seeing a happy client

What is your specialty?
Keeping things organized

What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell?
Numerous relationships with coworkers and peers, relationship with Randy Wolf (Lewis Arch) and Josh Newton (Polk Stanley), Bill Sullivan at Riggs CAT.

What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
The feeling that I’m part of a team and encouragement to succeed.

Where did you obtain your education and any degrees?
I received my construction education from the school of hard knocks – framing houses and working my way up.

What community service are you involved in?
Community Outreach through New Life Church and a volunteer at Arkansas Dream Center

What is your spouse’s name?

How many children do you have and what are their names?
I have 2 boys, Kodiak and Tyler

What is your favorite book?
My project’s Specification Manual! Haha – not really…honestly the one book that I just couldn’t put down as a kid was “Maverick”.

What is your favorite sport?
Favorite to watch is football – favorite to play is golf.

What are your hobbies?
Carpentry and building things, coin collecting,

What are two things you cannot live without?
Love and good music

What is your most memorable life experience to date?
The day I married Sarah!

Who do you admire most?
My wife

Where did you grow up?
Grand Island, NE

What is something that would surprise people about you?
I used to sing in my church’s praise and worship team.

What is your favorite food?
I seriously can’t narrow it down to one thing – I love Chinese, Moroccan, Italian, Mexican, American, and SALAD!

What is your favorite sports team?
Denver Broncos

Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and what are their names?
I have two pets – a German Shepard named “Bear” and a Chihuahua named “Tipper” (more aptly nicknamed “Pooper”)

What is one word to sum you up?

What was your childhood dream?
To be a professional bowler

What is your favorite color?

What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?

What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?
Raising two well mannered, God fearing, respectful children.

What motivates you?
Helping people succeed


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