Doug Kennedy

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

Since 1983, Doug has been a registered architect and member of the American Institute of Architects. He 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 boards and committees for several organizations, including the Emerald Youth Foundation, where he serves as chairman of the board, the 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 construction, Kennedy was a student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he graduated with honors in 1978 with a bachelor of science in architecture.  

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

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