. . . focuses on maximizing the leadership potential of young industry professionals to benefit them personally as well as their sponsoring company, the AGC Association, and the construction industry.

AGC Georgia YLP LogoYoung Leadership Program

Both the construction industry in Georgia and AGC Georgia has prospered over the years as a result of strong leaders. To ensure an equally successful future, it is imperative for the next generation of construction leaders to properly prepare themselves for the challenges and new opportunities that lie ahead.

With this in mind, members and industry leaders consider the Chapter’s Young Leadership Program (YLP) one of the most valuable and important services offered.  It is an opportunity for you and your firm’s young people to cultivate leadership potential, develop stronger leadership skills and techniques, learn more about the AGC organization, network with other young construction professionals, and begin developing life-long industry relationships. 

YLP is also the community service and charitable-giving arm of the Chapter whose members often spearhead major fund raising initiatives and volunteer their construction expertise. Their efforts result in supporting numerous worthy causes and organizations benefiting local children, families and veterans.

Each year since YLP was founded in 1996, the program attracts the best and brightest young professionals from around the state. Currently over 70 member firms and 143 individuals participate—The group is comprised of a cross section of all types of professionals including office and field personnel.

YLP plans, organizes and hosts a series of FREE professional development Roundtable Forums for their members each year which are attended by other Chapter members as well.  YLP members receive discounts on training classes and reduced or complimentary fees to attend select programs and events, eg. Annual Convention, Fall Leadership Conference, etc. Click here to view the 2016-17 YLP Calendar.

View or download the July 2016 – June 2017 YLP Brochure to learn more about this flagship program.

Please complete the YLP application form now and make an investment in your future, your company’s future, our association’s future, and the future of Georgia’s commercial construction industry.

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"This program is one of the most important services the AGC Georgia has developed. It's an opportunity for young industry professionals to develop strong leadership skills and techniques, to learn more about how to get involved in AGC and to network and share ideas with other young industry professionals.  Not only does the Young Leadership Program develop strong leaders for the association, it directly benefits the participant's company by offering opportunities to learn about political involvement, providing a forum for information exchange and continued learning and educating participants about the benefits and services available through AGC. It's an opportunity your firm can't afford to miss!"

Raymond L. Moody, Jr.
Retired President, Batson - Cook Company
1996-97 President, AGC Georgia
Founder, Young Leadership Program

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Doug Tabeling, Chair of AGC of America's Construction Leadership Council Steering Committee (CLC) and former YLP Chair, discusses the impact being a CLC member has on the career many members. It's good for growth, good for exposure, good for education, and good for the industry.

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