Michael Southard - Superintendent
What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?
Have you had any title changes since you started, if so what are they in order?
- Assistant Superintendent
- Jobsite Superintendent
What certifications, honors and any awards have you received?
OSHA 10 Course
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Turning over a quality, well built project to the owner
What is your specialty?
Architectural millwork and trim work
What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell, and please describe?
I have built numerous friendships with owners and subcontractors alike working with them.
What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
Pride in the company and their finish product
Where have you obtained your education and any degrees?
Salem High School – Graduated High School
What is your spouse’s name?
How many children do you have and what are their names?
I was married to my first wife now deceased for 36 years and our kids names were Michael Thomas, Mark Thomas - Stepchildren and Daniel Southard also now deceased. I now have 2 more stepchildren with new wife – George Casey Langdon and Meagon Langdon.
How many grandchildren do you have and what are their names?
4- Dennis Grant, Alexis Southard, and David and Dawson Kidd
What is your favorite sport?
What are your hobbies?
Hunting, fishing, hiking, and woodworking
What are two things you cannot live without?
Friends and family
What is your most memorable life experience to date?
The birth of my son
Who do you admire most?
Where did you grow up?
Mostly in Salem Arkansas
What is something that would surprise people about you?
That I’m not as shy or reserved once you get to know me
What is your favorite food?
Good Steak- T-bone or ribeye
What is your favorite sports team?
Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arkansas Razorbacks
What is your favorite band?
Do you have any pets?
2- Labs- Coco and Harper, females
What is one word to sum you up?
What was your childhood dream?
To hunt and fish for a living
What is your favorite color?
What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?
What motivates you?
Making people happy especially wife and family