Alabama AGC Member Eddie Stewart Named AGC of America National President

Stewart, President and CEO of Caddell Construction in Montgomery, was Inducted as the Leader of AGC during a Ceremony at AGC of America’s National 99th Annual Convention in New Orleans on February 28th

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Alabama Associated General Contractors announced today the induction of longtime member, former chapter president and president/CEO of Caddell Construction Company, Eddie Stewart, as the 2018 president of AGC of America.

Stewart is currently in his 40th year of a varied construction career that has spanned a wide range of both domestic and international markets. He obtained his BS in Building Construction from the Georgia Institute of Technology and later completed the Executive Program at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. His diverse project background includes embassies, correctional facilities, courthouses, barracks, military family housing, airports, power plants, research and development complexes, hospitals, and other commercial and industrial initiatives.

A member of the original founding team at Caddell, Stewart held various positions of increasing responsibilities, including vice president of estimating and purchasing, executive vice president, chief operating officer, and currently president/chief executive officer.

Stewart is very active in the Associated General Contractors of America, at both the state and national levels. He is past president of the Alabama AGC and serves on the state Board of Directors. At the national level, Mr. Stewart is active on numerous committees and task forces and has served as Chairman of the NAVFAC Committee, Chairman of the Federal & Heavy Division, and multiple terms on the National Executive Board. He is also a Life Governor on the Board of Governors and member of the Consulting Constructors Council.

Governor Kay Ivey congratulated Stewart in a video statement, saying, “Eddie’s commitment to the industry through his involvement in the AGC has made a real difference in the lives of thousands of Alabamians. Construction wages and salaries total more than $4 billion annually, and are 15% higher than all other private sector jobs in our state. Numbers like those reflect real commitment to the construction industry and to the state of Alabama. Eddie, thank you for your hard work and, again, congratulations on this tremendous honor.” See the full video here.

Alabama AGC CEO Billy Norrell, said, “We are proud to have Eddie Stewart represent the state of Alabama as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. In the almost 100-year history of Alabama AGC, he is the first national president from our state to lead AGCA. It’s a thrill for our chapter to watch Eddie bring the Alabama work ethic to such prominence on the national stage.”