Mario Beltran - Vice President of Northwest Arkansas Division
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
- Project Manager
- Sr. Project Manager
- NWA Vice President
What are your certifications, honors and any awards you have received?
- Leed Accredited Professional
- Walmart Stormwater Certification
What trade organizations and/or boards are you involved in?
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Being able to manage and be involved in the decision making of unique and complex projects. This brings a great sense of achievement once the project is complete.
What is your specialty?
What relationships have you built through Baldwin & Shell, and please describe?
I’ve developed great relationships with other professionals in the industry. Including Architects, Engineers and Subcontractors, which allow for a mutual understanding of what’s expected from each other on a project.
What is your favorite thing about working at Baldwin & Shell?
My favorite thing would be our people. We are able to talk to our President, VP and others freely and vice versa. We have a great team in NWA!
Where did you obtain your education?
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Bachelors of Science in Architectural Studies
What is your spouse’s name?
How many children do you have and what are their names?
Two - my daughter Sophia & my son Zaiden
What is your favorite movie?
Gone in 60 seconds
What is your favorite sport?
What are your hobbies?
Wake boarding, wood working, building things
What are two things you cannot live without?
Family and food
What is your most memorable life experience to date?
The day I met my wife
Who do you admire most?
Where did you grow up?
What is something that would surprise people about you?
I like country music
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite sports team?
What is your favorite band?
What is one word to sum you up?
What was your childhood dream?
To graduate college
What is your favorite color?
What is something you absolutely will NOT eat?
What has been your biggest accomplishment in life?
My wife and kids
What motivates you?
Doing a good job motivates me. This in turn allows me to better myself and continue to grow professionally and personally. So at the end of the day, I can provide for my family.