Doug Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer

Doug Kennedy has more than three decades of experience in the construction industry, joining Johnson & Galyon Construction in 2001. Throughout his career he has been a part of a number of notable projects, including: East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – NICU & Surgery Addition, additions and renovations to Neyland Stadium, Whittle Communications Corporate Building (now the Howard Baker Federal Courthouse), Dover Downs Hotel & Convention Center (Dover, DE), renovations at Rockefeller Center in New York City, and the renovation and restoration of Ayres Hall – a landmark structure at the University of Tennessee.

Since 1983, Doug has been a registered architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects, and currently serves on the College of Architecture’s Board of Advisors at the University of Tennessee.

Doug is also an active member of the community, having served on a number of boards and committees, including: Emerald Youth Foundation, where he serves as Chairman of the Board, 2013-2015 University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates, and the University of Tennessee’s Graduate School of Medicine Board of Visitors.

Before starting his career in the construction industry, Kennedy was a student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he graduated with honors in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture.

Doug and his wife, Vicky, currently reside in Knoxville and have raised three children – Justin, Kristin and Ryan.

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