AGC East Tennessee

Main Office

1601 Gulf Street, Suite 300

Chattanooga, TN 37377

(423) 265-1111

Mon-Thurs: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Fri: 8:30 am – 4 pm

AGC’s Construction Career Center¬†

2225 Roanoke Avenue

Chattanooga, TN 37406

(423) 654-8240

Mon-Fri: 7:30 am – 4 pm

Susan Cowden

Workforce Development Director

Susan leads AGC’s workforce development initiatives and career guidance / placement at the Construction Career Center. She works at the AGC’ office at the Construction Career Center, and is the liaison to the Education and Workforce Development Committee.

(423) 265-1111


Leslie Gower

Chief Executive Officer

Leslie oversees the operations, programming, member services, and advocacy efforts of AGC East Tennessee, and serves as the Chair of the Construction Career Center.  She serves as the liaison to the Legal and Legislative Committee, Subcontractor Committee, and Innovation and Technology Committee.

(423) 498-2372


Harry Hawkins

NCCER Master Trainer

Harry serves as AGC’s Master Trainer for the NCCER program to ensure that high school and college educators are properly trained on NCCER curriculum.

(423) 991-8417


Carol Pond

Chief Adminstrative Officer

Carol directs the administrative functions of the organization and works with members on payment and membership issues.

(423) 498-2373