AGC of Minnesota Announces New CEO

AGC of Minnesota Announces New CEO

‚Äč(ST. PAUL, MN – December 1, 2016) Associated General Contractors of Minnesota (AGC) is pleased to announce that Tim Worke will lead the association as CEO beginning January 1, 2017. Worke succeeds current CEO Dave Semerad, who has served in that capacity for the past 16 years.

Tim has served AGC members since 2003 as Director, Highway & Transportation Division. He brings to his new position 30 years of experience, including 17 years of legislative and policy development responsibilities at the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Minnesota.

Over the past year, Kendall Griffith, VP – general manager of Mortenson Construction, and 2016 chair of the AGC Board of Directors, has had an opportunity to work closely with Tim. “AGC is fortunate to have a leader like Tim. He is respected throughout the industry for his insight and ability to provide leadership on key industry matters. Tim’s professional demeanor and thorough grasp of and attention to important matters will serve our industry well for years to come.”

Peter “Chipper” Johnson, president of Hoover Construction Company and incoming chair of the Board of Directors, considers Worke more than ready to step into his new role. “Tim has been an integral part of the AGC team for many years and the association will be in good hands. I expect a seamless transition and look forward to working with Tim as we expand the association’s role in the construction industry.”

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota (AGC), a St. Paul-based association, was founded in 1919 to promote the legislative and economic strength, image and well-being of the Minnesota construction industry. With more than 350 member companies throughout the state, AGC of Minnesota represents and serves the needs of all segments of Minnesota’s commercial construction community, including Building Contractors, Highway/Heavy Contractors, Municipal-Utility Contractors, Subcontractors and Specialty Contractors, and Construction Industry Affiliates.


Contact: Denise Woods

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota
525 Park Street, Suite 110
St. Paul, MN 55103