CAGC Young Leaders LogoTo 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. Through professional development, networking opportunities, and service in the community, Carolinas AGC provides opportunities to build your business through your young leaders. The CAGC YL has grown to nearly 300 individuals. These professionals include company owners, managers, supervisors, administrators, and all other positions within their companies. The CAGC YL program will make a lasting Sign Up Now!influence on your company, your association, and the future of the construction industry.

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Who is Eligible to Participate?

Construction industry professionals 45 years and younger


Investing in young leaders today to build strong leaders for the construction industry tomorrow.


To develop the next generation of leaders in construction through a focus on professional development, networking, and community involvement.

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What Are Our Young Leaders Saying?

Dale SchmidtOur Young Leaders group is a great way for companies that have identified potential young leaders in their organization to get plugged into the CAGC, learn and connect with other young leaders that are going through similar professional experiences and challenges, and grow and develop into the next generation of leaders in the construction industry.

Dale Schmidt, Project Manager
State Utility Contractors
Lindsay SmithBeing an active member of the Young Leaders and action team has allowed me to interact with so many of my industry peers and develop friendships and working relationships that will last my career. 

Lindsay Wallace Smith, Corporate Risk Manager
Palmetto Corp
Ben Frye As a member of the CAGC Young Leaders, I wanted to give you my feedback on this amazing program. It has been a great resource for me to network with my fellow peers in the construction industry. This is my second year as a member of the Young Leaders and I have already made a number of great working relationships in this community that will last throughout my career.

Ben Frye, Outside Sales Representative
Preferred Construction Supply, Inc.