The Associated General Contractors Of Tennessee


John Ewart

Executive Director


Board of Directors
Andrew “Drew” Polahar​ President Blaine Construction Corporation
Nick Lawrence Vice President The Christman Company
Tim Horton Secretary/Treasurer Southern Constructors
Marty Gibbs Immediate Past President The Christman Company
Shane Cox GC Director Cox General Contractors
Derrick Gillett GC Director Johnson & Galyon
Brett Craig GC Director G.W. Reagan
Tom Wiklund Specialty/Subcontractor Director Home Choice
Alison Oakes Specialty/Subcontractor Director Prince Technologies
Stuart Oakes Service Provider Director TIS Insurance
Timothy Basch Service Provider Director Westfield Surety
Stephen Whitson State Director - GC Whitson Construction Co.
Craig Daniel State Director - VP Johnson & Galyon
Erin Wakefield State Director - Specialty/Subcontractor  The Wakefield Corporation
Gordon Heins
Ford Little
Chad Martin
AGC Liason
A.G. Heins Company
Woolf, McClain, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC
TIS Insurance
Lisa Rottman Legislative Stowers Machinery
Mike Bartholomew Education All Crane Rental
Tyler Slack Member - GC Creative Structures
Karen Franklin Member - GC The Franklin Group
Chris Thompson Member - GC Holtz Builders
Justin Thomas Member - GC Thomas Builders
Frank Haren Member - GC Haren Construction
Liza Jackson Member - GC Southeastern Construction Concepts
Andres Leroux Member - GC Leroux Holdings
Shannon Sapp Member - GC Merit Construction
Frank Vest Member - GC DR Horton
Justin Morgan Member - GC Morgan Construction
Crystal Wicker Women in Construction Committee CertaPro Painters
Sean Greenway CLC Committee ServPro
Upcoming Events & Safety Classes

Region Highlights

On August 2, Mayor Kincannon talked with 85 of our women members about development and trades in the City of Knoxville.  This was our fourth Women in Construction event in 2023 and we have two additional upcoming events.  We will be hosting an AGC of America Economic Seminar in September, and Lady Vols Softball Head Coach Karen Weekly will be coming out in October.  Don't miss out on these great events!

The Knoxville Region hosted University of Tennessee Basketball Coach Rick Barnes for their June 2023 membership luncheon.  Pitcured here is Coach Barnes with the Knoxville Region Board of Directors.  Thank you for a great event, Coach Barnes!

The Knoxville Region hosted Knoxville Mayor Glenn Jacobs for their March 2023 membership meeting.  They had 175 people in attendance from 92 companies.  It was a great event!  


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