AGC of America’s members make this organization truly great. Read through some stories from members about what their involvement has meant for them. If you have an AGC story to share, we encourage you to submit it in the form at the bottom of the page so we can publish it here.
Tom Foss, CEO, Griffith Company, Los Angeles, CA AGC is a vital part of our business and our business model. I make sure that our newest and youngest employees get exposure to AGC as soon as possible, whether it is by sending them to STP courses or having them attend an annual meeting. I want to put them in the room with the people that they need to know, that they can learn from. We can work with our local chapter on issues that affect the state of California, but when it comes to the bigger issues, AGC of America is there. AGC and the staff have these [read more...]
Frank Wilson, BFW Contractors, St. Louis, MO As a minority contractor, AGC was an intimidating organization to join. AGC represents many of the largest and most successful contractors in the country, but these people were the easiest to reach once I became involved with the AGC. As a member of AGC, I gained access to fellow members willing to share their experiences and the lessons they’ve learned. In turn, I’ve learned a lot about the industry, the key players, and the politics. There’s a wealth of information you’re able to access as a member of AGC. The thing is, the community we live in, this country, this world, [read more...]
Sarah Miller, Project Engineer, The Lane Construction Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA I feel like if you have an interest in your future, then you should have an interest in AGC of America because they really do a lot of great work for the future of our industry. Mid-career professionals are going to be the ones that are decision-makers for their company someday. Those are the people that we need to make sure that we engage now, so that they have the experience that they need. There’s a knowledge gap that grows every day, and the more young people you get involved, the less of a gap you’re going to [read more...]
Elliot Press, Federal Operations Manager, MCM, Miami, FL About three to four years ago, MCM started a federal sector of construction, and with my federal background in the government, I became a leader in that sector. One of the greatest names in the industry for federal construction is AGC. With AGC, not only was I able to get involved and meet a lot of incredible individuals, we were actually able to brainstorm and bring the issues, both pros and cons, up to the agencies at the highest levels, which for us as individuals is a very hard thing to do. At the end of the day, that’s what [read more...]