For the Media

Carolinas AGC is the largest construction trade association in the Carolinas. Our 1500 member firms are general contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers and service providers who work within the commercial (non-residential) construction industry. Carolinas AGC is the nation's largest chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), and also serves as Carolinas Chapter of American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). Carolinas AGC has served the construction industry since 1920. Get more information.

News Releases

Carolinas AGC staff contacts for media calls, including staff expertise:

Allen Gray
Director, Utility Divisions, 704/372-1450 ext. 5231, mobile 704/609-0760

  • Labor Issues (Organized Labor/Unions, National Labor Relation Board)
  • Human Resources/Workforce Management Issues
  • Immigration issues
  • Utility Construction Projects in North Carolina & South Carolina
  • Underground Utility Safety & Damage Prevention  
  • Environmental Protection Agency/ Funding & Regulations
  • Environmental Issues

Leslie B. Hope
Director, SC Government Relations & Divisions, 803/799-5380 ext. 5515, mobile 803/240-6649

  • South Carolina Legislation
  • South Carolina Construction Projects (Building and Highway Projects)
  • South Carolina Environmental Issues
  • South Carolina Transportation Issues (Including Gas Tax)
  • South Carolina Building Code Issues

Berry Jenkins
NC Highway-Heavy Division Director, 919/781-3270 ext. 5723, mobile 919/608-0808

  • North Carolina Construction Projects (Highway Projects, NC DOT Projects)
  • North Carolina Transportation Issues
  • North Carolina Environmental Issues
  • North Carolina Legislation
  • Work Zone Safety

Dave Simpson, CAE
Director, NC Building Division, 919/781-3270 ext. 5724, mobile 919/608-0683

  • North Carolina Legislation
  • North Carolina Construction Projects (Building Projects)
  • North Carolina Building Code Issues

Bill Stricker
Director, Specialty & Supplier/Service Divisions and Workforce Development,
704/372-1450 ext. 5213, mobile 704/578-1260

  • General Contractor/Specialty Contractor Relations
  • Payment & Retainage Issues
  • Craft Training, Certifications
  • Safety Training
  • Bid Shopping



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