A History of Excellence
Beshears Construction, Inc. was founded and licensed by the state of Arkansas as a general construction company in May of 1984 by Eddy and Kathy Beshears and Steve Ware. Under the guidance of experienced business administrative, project management, and field construction management team members, Beshears Construction, Inc. has been and continues to be a progressive and growing general contractor with a reputation for quality, efficiency, and timely completion of construction projects.
We pride ourselves on having safe jobsites for our employees. All of our superintendents are OSHA 10 Certified and Beshears Construction is an ABC STEP (Safety Training and Evaluation Process) Gold recipient.
President & Co-Founder
Eddy has more than 36 years experience in construction methods, technology, and administration. In addition to overseeing the business portion of the company, Eddy also performs both estimating and project management. He attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR, Westark Community College in Fort Smith, AR, and is a graduate of Greenwood High School in Greenwood, AR. Eddy was also in the Arkansas Air National Guard.
Executive Vice President & LEED AP
With more than fourteen years of construction management experience, Travis is responsible for managing the operations of Beshears Construction as well as project management, estimating, and LEED coordination. Travis received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management and Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK and graduated from Greenwood High School in Greenwood, AR.
For nearly 10 years, Josh has been responsible for leading our drywall, metal stud and acoustical division. He also serves as an estimator and project manager. Josh received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR, and graduated from Greenwood High School in Greenwood, AR. Josh was also in the Arkansas Air National Guard and is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran.
Vice President & Co-Founder
Steve’s responsibilities as Head of Field Operations include overseeing all project jobsites and superintendents in addition to scheduling our labor force as needed from project to project. Steve has more than 29 years experience in construction methods, technology, and field administration. He attended Westark Community College in Fort Smith, AR and is a graduate of Greenwood High School in Greenwood, AR.
Corporate Secretary/Treasurer & Co-Founder
Kathy has more than 28 years experience in office management, bookkeeping, and purchasing which she uses on a daily basis to fulfill her company responsibilities. She attended Westark Community College in Fort Smith, AR and is a graduate of Greenwood High School in Greenwood, AR.
Project Manager & Safety Coordinator
Since 2009, Josh Real has been effectively managing major construction projects for Beshears. He received a Master of Science Degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas, Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management and Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK and graduated from Sallisaw High School in Sallisaw, OK.
Project Manager & Business Development
AIA, MBA, LEED AP
Kelly joined Beshears Construction in 2011 after working for six years as an architect in Boston, MA. She recently graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, MA with an MBA in 2011. Kelly is also a graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Architecture and Southside High School in Fort Smith, AR.
Mike has worked in his current position at Beshears for seven years and is responsible for tracking, maintaining, and servicing the company’s equipment. He is responsible for the coordination of material and equipment deliveries to and from the corporate office and construction projects. Mike is a graduate from Southside High School in Fort Smith, AR.
Kim has more than 14 years of experience at Beshears. Her broad range of responsibilities includes project documentation, accounting, and human resources coordination. Kim attended Westark Community College and graduated from Southside High School in Fort Smith, AR.
Miranda has been an integral member of the Beshears team since 2004. She is responsible for general office administration, including reception and document transmission. She attended Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, AR, and University of Arkansas Fort Smith in Fort Smith, AR. She is a graduate from Russellville High School in Russellville, AR.
Our Management Team
The Beshears Construction Crew
Beshears specializes in a broad range of projects, ranging from small to large projects for both private and public clients. Our award-winning experience includes commercial, municipal, private development, healthcare, and religious projects. We also focus on historic preservation, LEED/Green building, and solar installation.