"One defining object in my life is my crucifix necklace. It reminds me of the sacrifice that has taken place for me and to be thankful for what I have."

Mike Tarini, PE

Civil Engineering

(501) 400-1126

Between being invisible or being able to fly, which would you choose and why?

I would choose flying because I could see all the amazing things and not be stuck in traffic. Being invisible would be too tempting to do the wrong things.

What was the last picture you took with your phone?

Structural Steel, to show guys at work.

What was the last thing you binge-watched?

History Channel.

Very few people know that I...

Have a coin collection.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A pilot.

What's something you've never done but want to?

Drive an exotic car.

What is your favorite local place to take visiting friends or relatives?

Pinnacle Mountain or Big Dam Bridge.

What is your most unusual possession?

A rock that I found when I worked at Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. I took it to a geologist and he said it was a tree root from a couple of million years ago.

What is the best dish you can cook?

Flank Steak.