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Hamilton Construction's Firth Elected Chair of AGC's Highway and Transportation Division

SPRINGFIELD, OR — At the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Highway and Transportation Division by acclamation elected Jeff Firth as Chairman for 2023-2024. Firth is the Vice President of Hamilton Construction, in charge of company operations and contract management.

With over 27 years of estimating, engineering, and project management experience on complex, heavy civil bridge, and highway projects in Oregon and Washington, Firth provides critical executive oversight on Hamilton’s most complex projects, as well as insight on elements of open-book accounting, value-engineering, preconstruction technical approach, and management.

Firth is actively involved in his local AGC chapter in Oregon. He also participates in Boise State University’s Construction Management Advisory Board and Oregon State University’s Civil and Construction Engineering Advisory Board.

In addition, Amy Hall, Owner at Armstrong Steel Erectors, was elected Vice Chair. Hall's term of office will be for 2024-2025. Former Chairman of the Highway and Transportation Division, George Palko of The Great Lakes Construction Company, will be Immediate Past Chairman.

The Associated General Contractors of America is an organization of qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies. Operating in partnership with its chapters, the association provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.

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