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.
An Introduction to the Colorado Construction Industry by Ryan Schmidt I have been on the Board of Directors for the AGC since I moved to Colorado in January 2017. The AGC has been invaluable to me as an introduction into the construction industry in Colorado. The association has allowed me to meet many industry members and stakeholders and has helped me understand key industry issues. It’s been exciting to work within such a strong AGC chapter that truly works together as an industry and with business and political leaders across the state in affecting positive change for Colorado.
The Christman Company, Lansing, Michigan As a company focused on building lasting relationships, our valued AGC affiliation has always been a particular point of pride at The Christman Company. From notes in our own corporate history, on November 20-21, 1918, at the Hotel LaSalle in Chicago, company owners H.G. and J.F. Christman met with a group of other general contractors for the purpose of establishing a national organization of worthy contractors. Five months later, 143 general contractors from 29 states, the District of Columbia, and Quebec Canada attended the first Associated General Contractors of America meeting to establish a code of ethics and uniform building procedures. With that, [read more...]
Moss Construction, Fort Lauderdale, FL Moss, a privately held construction firm, was founded in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2004 with only 2 employees. Over the next several years Moss continued to grow its business in South Florida. With the downturn of the construction industry in 2008/2009, diversified and a decision was made to expand to other locations where executive management had previous business relationships. As a result of the expansion, Moss’ managed revenue reached $390 million with 210 employees. In 2013, Moss acquired the operations of Peter R. Brown Construction. In 2014, Moss nationally extended its geographic reach with the integration of Hunt Companies’ construction arm. With popular construction [read more...]
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...]