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
Derek Gillett GC Director Johnson & Galyon
Tommy Cutcher GC Director Merit Construction
Brett Craig GC Director G.W. Reagan
Tom Wiklund Specialty/Subcontractor Director Home Choice
Jason Johnston Specialty/Subcontractor Director Engert Plumbing & Heating
Stuart Oakes Service Provider Director TIS Insurance
Mike Bartholomew Service Provider Director All Crane Rental of Tennessee
Todd Butler State Director - GC Southern Constructors
Craig Daniel State Director - VP Johnson & Galyon
Erin Wakefield State Director - Specialty/Subcontractor  The Wakefield Corporation
Shannon Sapp
Gordon Heins
Ford Little
Chad Martin
National Director & Board of Governors
AGC Liason
Merit Construction
A.G. Heins Company
Woolf, McClain, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC
TIS Insurance
Lisa Rottman Education Stowers Machinery
Tim Basch CLC Westfield Surety
Kane Hauri Member - GC GW Reagan
Karen Franklin Member - GC The Franklin Group
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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