Shannon Sapp, president of Merit Construction Inc. in Knoxville, has been elected chair of the Building Division of the Associated General Contractors of America at its annual convention in Grapevine, Texas.
Sapp also chaired the Knoxville Branch of the AGC of Tennessee in 2012-2013 and currently serves on the board of directors.
He lives in Knoxville with his wife, Karen. They have two college-age sons, Collin and Parker. The family attends Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church.
AGC of America is the leading association for the construction industry. With over 27,000 member firms, AGC 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.