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About the CLC


Chelsea Barton

Workforce Development and Membership Director

Amount donated by the CLC in 2023
construction leadership council

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is a key component in the AGC's, and the industry's, development of future leaders. The CLC is the link between our members future leadership and the association and strives to provide those individuals with the skills and tools they need to be successful.

In keeping with the group's mission and aligning with the goals of the AGC, CLC participants are provided with the following opportunities:

  • Develop and enhance your leadership skills
  • Build relationships
  • Learn more about and increase involvement in the AGC
  • Stay current on industry trends and best practices
  • Make an impact in the community
  • Share ideas about ways to handle day-to-day business issues

Meet the Steering Committee

CLC Chairs

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Ben Walker

2023 President

Acme Concrete Paving, Inc.


John Shields

1st Vice President

Interstate Concrete and Asphalt

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Korie Palmer

2nd Vice President

Clearwater Construction & Management LLC

Steering Committee Members

Rick Shanholtz

Travelers Insurance

Tawney Thompson

Shamrock Paving, Inc.

Justin Schmidt

AAA Concrete

Ryan Moffet


Brooke Kelly

Poe Asphalt Paving, Inc.

Jesse Todd

Lydig Construction

Korie Palmer

Clearwater Construction & Management

Joe Ponti

Acme Concrete Paving, Inc.

Past Presidents


Keith Leonard

Lydig Construction


Tony Corigliano

Acme Concrete Paving, Inc.


Andy Semprimoznik

Lydig Construction


Reece Ham

Dupree Building Specialties


Bryan White

Acme Concrete Paving, Inc.


Carey Smith



Benjamin McDonnell

Piskel Yahne Kovarik, PLLC

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