The Mission

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We positively impact the construction industry with targeted workforce development by:

  • Building a culture of safety
  • Providing innovative continuing education
  • Promoting careers in construction
  • Elevating the industry image
  • Supporting the communities where we live and work


To ensure the construction industry's successful future, it is imperative for the next generation of leaders to properly prepare themselves for the challenges and opportunities ahead.

The Foundation seeks to provide support, personal and professional development through scholarships for future industry professionals.

Community Service

Building a better Carolinas means more than constructing world-class projects; it’s also about creating safe, thriving communities and healthy, self-sustaining citizens.

The Foundation seeks to lead its members through community service projects, throughout the Carolinas, that help provide uplifting opportunities for our fellow Carolinians.

Foundation Board of Trustees


Purpose: To provide governance and oversight to the Foundation operations, establish the strategic direction; develop policies; monitor the Foundation's financial health, programs, and overall performance; and provide the President & CEO with the resources to meet the goals and objectives.

Mission: To serve the construction industry by financially supporting excellent workforce development and research programs, activities, and services in the Carolinas.

Claudia DodgenChairCrowder Constructors Inc.cdodgen@crowderusa.com101819060
Edison CasselsChair ElectEdison Foard, Inc.cwatts@edisonfoard.com20324350 
Chad WebbTreasurerCleveland Construction, Inc.cwebb@clevelandconstruction.com30326024203241
Charles T. Wilson, IIICAGC ChairC.T. Wilson Construction Companycharlie@ctwilson.com68194930233
Evan SowellTrusteeLangston Construction Co. of Piedmont LLCevansowell@langstonconstr.com150235083161
Steve StrokisTrusteeWB Moore Company of Charlotte, Inc.sastrokis@gmail.com150257965 
Mike HallTrusteeHall Contracting Corporationkmhall@hallcontracting.com15019102256
Scott FantTrusteeReevessfant@reevescc.com15019164274
Grey ParksTrusteeSC Department of Employment and
Elizabeth KovacsTrusteeSC Department of Commerceekovacs@sccommerce.com150325065240936
Richard LatorreTrusteeLatorre Insurancerl@latorreinsurance.com150325187325188
Matt MeyerTrusteeNC Community College Systemmeyerm@nccommunitycolleges.edu150317075316700
Melissa ColeTrusteePalmetto Corp.mcole@palmettocorp.com1503215468728
Ed RoperTrusteeNJR Construction, LLCeroper@njr-construction.com150322413322414
Fiorella HornaTrusteeEl Centro Hispano, Incfhorna@elcentronc.org150322973 
Dave Simpson, CAEPres/CEO/SecCarolinas AGC, Inc.dsimpson@carolinasagc.org2101946082642
Jason ArnoldAppointed Young Leader RepresentativeT. A. Loving Companyjarnold@taloving.com275275486127
Betsy BaileyStaff LiaisonCarolinas AGC, Inc.bbailey@carolinasagc.org3103114962642
Questions about Foundation? Contact Betsy Bailey | (704) 372-1450 x5725