Franklin Ray Thompson - Superintendent
What year did you join Baldwin & Shell?
What certifications, honors and awards have you received?
- First Aid, CPR and Child CPR Certified
- 10 and 30 hr. OSHA Certified
- Wal Mart Project Manager and Superintendent
- Wal Mart EPA Storm Water Compliance
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
The final product and knowing that I have made the project owners happy and can say I had a part in getting it from paper to reality.
What is your specialty?
Managing each aspect of a job and bring my jobs in on time and under budget, very cost conscious
What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell, and please describe?
I have had the pleasure to interact with some very knowledgeable Project Managers, Engineers and Architects in my time with Baldwin & Shell. Some of them say they have learned a few things from me but I have certainly learned something from each person I have met so far. The experiences I have had working around so much knowledge is priceless.
What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
The respect that is shown to each of the men and women in the company by Bob Shell
Where have obtained your education and any degrees?
Marion Sr. High School, Marion, AR
How have you been involved with community service?
My wife and I try each Thanksgiving and Christmas to volunteer at one of the many shelters in Memphis.
What is your spouse’s name?
What are your hobbies?
Wood working, fishing
What are two things you cannot live without?
I don’t know that there is anything that I can’t live without. But the two things that I need in my life are my wife Barbara and my religion.
What is your most memorable life experience to date?
Serving in the United States Marine Corps
Where did you grow up?
What is something that would surprise people about you?
That I am very afraid of spiders and most bugs in general
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite band?
What is one word to sum you up?
What was your childhood dream?
To be an accountant
What is your favorite color?
What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?
What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?
Serving in the Marine Corps
What motivates you?