Construction Leadership Council

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) was established to fulfill the need to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the construction industry, as well as in the association, both at the local and national levels.

The purpose of the CLC is to act as a conduit for participants to network, exchange ideas about work and the industry, serve local communities, and continuing education which includes both professional development and leadership skills.

Every year, the CLC Steering Committee puts on a variety of events.  Through tours of high-profile construction projects, we offer a unique perspective of the construction process.  By bringing in expert speakers, we give a broad spectrum of rising professionals a chance to hone their leadership skills.  We strive to connect to our community through volunteer events and to our industry through outreach to our local student chapters and universities.  Networking events will also offer these students and professionals a chance to develop their connections within the industry.

The CLC is committed to the continued success of the Greater Milwaukee Area construction industry.  This partnering relationship among the next generation of leaders will focus on the development of individuals and the advancement of member firms, through the exchange of ideas and by addressing key industry issues.

For information on how to become involved with the CLC, contact the AGC of Greater Milwaukee at 414-778-4100.

AGC Construction Leadership Council’s Events

CLC Member Networking Events
CLC Kick-Off - February 
Spring Social - April
CLC Golf Outing - June
Brewers Outing - September
CLC Service & Learning Events
Leadership Course - February
Job Site Tour - March
Learn from the Leaders - June
Service Event - July
All Student Chapter Meeting - September
Job Site Tour - September
Leadership Course - October
Make A Difference Day - November
Holiday Service - December

National Events

AGCA Annual Convention - March 
CLC Conference - October


CLC Mission Statement

Our Mission:  The Construction Leadership Council provides a conduit for general contractors, specialty contractors, design professionals and all others involved, to develop tomorrow’s industry leaders today.  We promote knowledge and opportunity through networking, education and community service that positively impacts participants both personally and professionally in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

2024 AGC Construction Leadership Council’s Steering Committee
Chairman: Ethan Sippel, CG Schmidt, Inc.
Vice Chairman: Leah Manning, J.F. Ahern Co.
Colin Brauer, Gilbane Building Company
Evan Brown, Berghammer Construction Corp.
Jacob Budnik, J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc.
James Fleming, Langer Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc.
Zach Gaatz, J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc.
Ryan Hetzel, Hetzel-Sanfilippo Inc
Joe Jorgensen, VJS Construction Services
Kurt Kalhagen, Ideal Crane Rental, Inc.
Corey Laabs, Mortenson Construction
Tony Niemiec, State Painting Company
Michael Seaman, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting Inc.
Andy Seiter, Hunzinger Construction
Andrew Sisler, Creative Constructors LLC

Become A Member

Our members benefit from advocacy, networking, education, and much more. Join us at our industry management, safety, and networking events. We deliver value through innovative programming and quality service.

AGC-GM was founded in 1913. AGC-GM has over 300 member firms.