Board of Directors

ABC - Greater Tennessee Chapter is governed by a board of directors.  


In the truest sense of the word, ABC - Greater Tennessee Chapter is a member-run association. Members identify issues critical to merit shop construction and work together to find solutions using the resources of one of the largest construction-related groups in the world. 

All members of the association are eligible to serve on the board. Anyone interested should contact the ABC - Greater TN office at 615-399-8323 for additional details.

Executive Committee

Erin Wakefield (Chair)
The Wakefield Corporation
P: 865-675-1550
                  Darek Bell (Past-Chair)
Bell & Associates Construction
P: 615-373-4343
John Stallworth (Vice-Chair)
Trades Unlimited
P: 615-360-0099
                  Clay Parkes (Secretary/Treasurer)
The Parkes Companies
P: 615-595-2400

David Stansell (At-Large)
Stansell Electric Company
P: 615-329-4944

Board of Directors

Dan Parkinson
Brasfield and Gorrie
P: 615-313-2900
                  A. Gordon Heins III
A.G. Heins & Co.
P: 865-525-5363
Sam French
Rodefer Moss & Company
P: 865-684-1956
                  Richard Smith
Smith, Cashion, and Orr, PLC
P: 615-742-8555 
Shay Williams
The Comfort Group
P: 615-263-2900
                  Lee Carter
The Carter Group
P: 615-234-4977
Kit Ozburn
T.W Frierson Contractor, Inc.
P: 615-367-1333
                  Ed Rottmann
Stowers Machinery
P: 865-218-8845
Jimmy Batten
Batten & Shaw
P: 615-292-2400
                  Justin Marcus
Joseph Construction
P: 865-584-3945

East Tennessee Regional Advisory Council

Allan Cox
Bell & Associates
                                                  Sam French
Rodefer Moss & Company
Gordon Heins
A.G. Heins & Company
                                                  Justin Marcus
Joseph Construction
Chad Martin
TIS Insurance Services
                                                  Ryan Frost
Glenn E. Mitchell & Co., Inc.
Ed Rottmann
Stowers Machinery
                                                  Erin Wakefield
The Wakefield Corporation
Lonnie Hostin
DWC Construction
                                                  Ricky Roth
Quality Machine & Welding, Co.
Gene Cates
Tradesman International
Ben Williamson
J.Smith Lanier

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