Associated General Contractors appoints new CEO
The Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA) has selected Gordon N. Dixon as its new chief executive officer. Dixon began his new position on Aug. 1.
He succeeds Steven Vermillion, who continues to serve in an advisory capacity before retiring at the end of the year.
Dixon most recently served as vice president of a large association management company, Organization Management Group, that specialized in leading trade associations focused on event management, procurement, real estate and finance.
He also was director of the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation from 2010 to 2014. In this role, he oversaw the administrative processes of 17 state regulatory boards.
“He brings a strong background on regulatory and public policy matters that positions business for future needs and has over 20 years’ experience helping trade groups achieve their mission,” Board Chairman Mike Cagle of MB Contractors in Roanoke said in a statement.
The Associated General Contractors of Virginia, based in Henrico County, is the largest organization serving the commercial construction industry in the state. Since 1924, it has provided regulatory, workforce development, training, safety and networking services to more than 600 member firms.