DAREN YODERDaren Yoder - General Superintendent

What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?


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

  • MB Foreman
  • MB Superintendent
  • ISD General Superintendent

What certifications, honors and awards have you received?

NCCCO Certified Crane Operator
  • Certified welder

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

Associate Board member Baldwin & Shell

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Telling a client something next to impossible can be done and being able to do it!!

What is your specialty?

Erecting Steel and getting the job done

What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell?

I have built several relationships over the years with owners building schools, churches, and several other jobs. Many to whom I have remained in contact and stayed friends with long after the job was finished.

What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?

Coming to work everyday and loving what I do. It’s a very rewarding job. And after 30 years I have made several life long friends.

Where did you obtain your education and any degrees?

Greenbrier school district. I have been in Construction since I graduated High school.

What is your spouse’s name?

Susan Thrash

How many children do you have and what are their names?

One - Chance Yoder

How many grandchildren do you have and what are their names?

Two - Easton Worm, Luke Worm

What is your favorite book?

The Bible

What is your favorite sport?

What are your hobbies?

Jeep riding, hunting, swimming

What are two things you cannot live without?

God & family

What is your most memorable life experience to date?

Raising a Down Syndrome son

Who do you admire most?
My son because he is happy everyday

Where did you grow up?
Greenbrier Arkansas

What is something that would surprise people about you?
I am very caring & soft hearted.

What is your favorite food?

Crab legs

What is your favorite sports team?

Arkansas Razorbacks

What is your favorite band? 
ZZ Top

Do you have any pets?

Yes, a pit bull dog named Karma

What is one word to sum you up?


What was your childhood dream?

Professional football player

What is your favorite color?


What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?


What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?

Raising a special needs child

What is your biggest pet peeve?

People not keeping there word

What motivates you?

When someone tells me something can't be done


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