CAGC’s Dave Simpson Checks Off “Bucket List” Item Working for Young & McQueen Grading Company!

Carolinas AGC President & CEO, Dave Simpson, got to spend the day working at Young & McQueen Grading Company!  (Check out the video evidence here) The agenda for the day included Dave Simpson, and BYC Director, Tammy Ford, arriving at the Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) building site on June 5th after the Western District Luncheon held earlier that day. …

BYC “Spotlight Series,” June 2019: CT Wilson

This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on CT Wilson, Carolinas AGC members since 1955.  CT Wilson, founded in Durham, NC in 1952, is a third-generation, family-owned commercial general contracting firm and provides construction services throughout the state, with offices in Durham and Greensboro, North Carolina.  Since it was founded, CT Wilson has been deeply involved in countless community-based outreach initiatives …

BYC Names Inaugural Ambassador of the Month, Meghan Ketterman of Contract Construction

Build Your Career is pleased to announce our first inaugural BYC Ambassador of the Month for June, 2019.  A hearty congratulations goes out to Contract Construction’s Dr. Meghan Ketterman!  Meghan not only serves as a CAGC Foundation Board Trustee, but she is also a very active Build Your Career Ambassador.  Meghan is also the driving force behind leading classroom presentations …

BYC Needs a Raffle Sponsor For 2019 Summit Fundraiser!

BYC Needs a Raffle Sponsor for the 2019 CAGC Summit!                                           At this year’s 2019 CAGC Annual Summer Summit & Expo, Build Your Career will be conducting a raffle as a fundraiser.  We are selling raffle tickets to purchase for a 1-in-500 chance to win an 8-day, 7-night, all-inclusive, WITH AIRFARE, trip package for 2 to the luxurious Hacienda …

state utility contractors hosts 4th annual equipment rodeo

Long-time Carolinas AGC member, State Utility Contractors of Monroe, NC hosted their 4th Annual Equipment Rodeo held out at Porter Ridge HS in Union County on Tuesday, 05/07/19, from 8:20am-3pm.  Several Union County schools participated in the event, with over 100 students attending.  Groups of students visited heavy equipment stations where they had the opportunity to operate Bobcat mini excavators …

cagc ceo president to work onsite for our member firms

During the 2019 Annual CAGC Convention held earlier this year in Charleston, SC at Belmond Charleston Place, Build Your Career held a live auction fundraiser where our member firms were able to place bids in an attempt to win CAGC President and CEO, Dave Simpson, working on their jobsites for a day.  Each winning bid also included heavy marketing and …

byc spotlight series contract construction

This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Contract Construction, Carolinas AGC members since 1994.  Contract was founded in Ballentine, SC in 1984 and provides construction services throughout the state, with offices in the Midlands, Upstate and Lowcountry areas in South Carolina.  Since it was founded, Contract has been deeply involved in countless community-based outreach initiatives geared toward promoting construction career …

contractors in the classroom profile d.r. reynolds company inc

Long-time CAGC member, D.R. Reynolds Company, Inc., is dedicated to promoting construction career awareness to local high school students and helping solve the labor shortage crisis!  Goosie Kennedy, Project Manager at D.R. Reynolds and recent addition to the growing team of Build Your Career Ambassadors, recently participated in the BYC “Contractors in the Classroom” program at Uwharrie Charter Academy (UCA) …

The NEW BYC Ambassador Toolkits are Available!

At the recent CAGC Foundation’s Build Your Career Ambassador Summit meetings held earlier this month, the highly-anticipated toolkits and marketing resources were revealed. The new BYC toolkits contain a multitude of necessary resources designed to equip our volunteer Ambassadors with all the tools they need to successfully conduct construction-related outreach efforts in their local schools and communities. Contents of the …

BYC Launches Contractors in the Classroom

Recently the Carolinas AGC Foundation Build Your Career (BYC) workforce development initiative launched its “Contractors in the Classroom” program at R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston, SC in partnership with long-time CAGC member firm, Trident Construction. Contractors in the Classroom is a program designed to place our BYC Ambassadors directly in schools throughout the Carolinas region. The goal of …