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    Chairman of the Building Division

    Press Release | For Immediate Release

    North Haven, CT

    Friday March 16, 2012

    Local Construction Executive Elected as Chairman of National Construction Organization

    Terry Wooding, Petra Construction

    Honolulu, HI - Terry Wooding, Executive Vice President of Petra Construction Corporation of North Haven, Connecticut, was recently elected to   the position of Chairman of the Building Division of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the largest construction trade organization in the country. The election took place on March 16th at AGC’s annual convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Mr. Wooding will serve for a one year term from that date.  AGC represents more than 30,000 leading firms in the construction industry, including general contractors, specialty contractors, service providers and suppliers. The organization is comprised of ninety-five local AGC chapters, with a national headquarters based in Alexandria, VA, and the Connecticut Chapter based in Wethersfield, CT. 

    Mr. Wooding is the fifth generation of his family to be involved in the construction industry.  He has been active in AGC for over twenty-five years, and has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility within the organization during that period.  In his role as Chairman, he will lead AGC’s entire Building Division, with support from other division leaders and local and national AGC staff members.

    Mr. Wooding and has been an executive with Petra Construction Corporation for over twenty years. The company performs building construction as a general contractor, construction manager, and program manager, primarily in the higher education, health care, telecommunication, and special projects markets.  Their clients include Yale-New Haven Hospital, AT&T, The University of New Haven and many others. The firm has won numerous awards for performance excellence.

    Mr. Wooding resides in Wallingford, Connecticut with his wife of 35 years, Janice.

    Contacts for Additional Information:

    Ron Goodin                                                      John Butts

    Petra Construction Corporation                       AGC of Connecticut

    203-401-2421                                                  (860) 529-6855

    rgoodin@petraconstruction.com                      jbutts@ctconstruction.org