The Associated General Contractors Of Tennessee


Meet our 2022 Convention Speakers!

Christi Beatty
Vice President of Chapter Services & Membership Engagement
The Associated General Contractors of America

Making the most of your AGC Membership

We are looking forward to this great session on all things AGC!  Christi and her team work to support and connect chapters and their members to the AGC’s wide array of member benefits and services.  You will learn more about what AGC of America does, how to become more engaged, and all about the benefits offered to you as a member.  

Jimmy Christianson
Vice President of Government Relations
The Associated General Contractors of America

Federal Legislative Update
Jimmy Christianson leads the Associated General Contractors of America’s government relations efforts in Washington D.C., both on Capitol Hill and in the federal agencies.  He will be giving an update on everything you need to know about what is happening on a federal level and how it is affecting the construction industry.

David E. Jean
Albin, Randall & Bennett

Exit Strategy for Construction Companies: Begin With Where You Want to End

Do you know what it takes to leave your construction business—on your terms? Knowing the market value of your business today, and the drivers that impact that value are just the first steps. Join us for a discussion that touches on current construction industry trends, various exit strategy options, and common obstacles and failures that many business owners encounter.

Nik Werk
Managing Partner
Werk Insight

Improving the Built Environment Through Better Collaboration Between Contractors and Architects
This session will share the key findings of a joint study between the AGC and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). It will focus on improving the working relationship between GCs and architects by exploring the main friction points in the relationship, and how to solve them. It will also share best practices in collaboration, and what is being done at the chapter level to improve working relationships.

David James
CFO for FNF Construction, Inc. (retired)
National Workplace Suicide Prevention Task Force  

A New Safety Frontier: Mental Wellness and Suicide Prevention
Join David as he brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to this session on mental health in the construction industry.  
In 2016, David became active in construction suicide prevention, and is a member of the National Workplace Suicide Prevention Task Force under this group’s Construction subcommittee.  When CFMA established their Suicide Prevention Committee, he was appointed as Chair.  No longer Chair of the Committee, he continues to serve on the committee and engage with CFMA and other industry associations on suicide prevention.  David has worked with local Arizona construction companies, as well as contractors nationwide, to integrate this topic into existing safety protocols.



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