ABC Carolinas Announces Midlands Regional Leadership Team for 2023

Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC Carolinas) announces the 2023 leadership team for the organization’s Midlands Regional Leadership Council, chaired by Miller Valentine’s Turner McCaffrey.

Council Chair McCaffrey noted, “ABC as a national organization continues to grow and bring various benefits to contractors across the country. The ABC Carolinas Midlands Regional Leadership Council is proud to extend these benefits to our local market and ever-growing network of contractors. We will continue to promote the merit-shop philosophy that ABC was founded on while also maintaining our presence with the local legislators to benefit our members. Through networking, workforce development, Schools 2 Careers, and so much more, we strive every day to make the Midlands an opportunity for contractors everywhere.”

The Midlands Council leadership team will work closely with ABC Carolinas’ Jonna Turner, South Carolina Membership Director. Turner supports the Council’s efforts in building relationships, influencing policy, and supporting workforce development beneficial and valuable to the region’s members. Based on the merit shop philosophy, it’s the goal of Turner and the Council to help ABC members develop people, win work, deliver work safely, ethically, and profitably for the betterment of the community.

2023 Midlands Regional Leadership Council

Chair: Turner McCaffrey, Miller Valentine Construction

Vice Chair: Lee Nabors, Equipment Share

Secretary: Kris Muir, Miller Valentine Construction

Immediate Past Chair: Drew Jefferies, McCrory Construction

Council Members:

Chris Bernardin, Propel Insurance

Bill Cram, MB Kahn

Seth Dunnagan, McCrory Construction

Steve Hahn, Schnabel Engineering

Lauren Hinkel, Precision Walls

Robert Johnson, SC Blue Cross Blue Shield

George Luther, American Global Insurance

Amanda McLane, Miller Valentine Construction

Bryan Tolar, SC Blue Cross Blue Shield

Kelly Wyatt, MB Kahn Construction

Nathan Yacobi, S&ME

Allen Amsler, CEO McCrory Construction: ABC Carolinas Board of Directors Liaison

Upcoming Event

ABC Carolinas will be hosting a ‘connect over coffee’ breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Propel Insurance Office on Blanding Street, Columbia. Anyone who works in the construction industry is encouraged to attend, network, and learn more about the value of ABC. This event is FREE! Learn more and register at MID Connect Over Coffee - Associated Builders and Contractors - Carolinas Chapter (

About ABC Carolinas — Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC Carolinas) represents general contractors, construction management firms, specialty contractors, various material and equipment suppliers, and service providers all dedicated to the construction industry in North and South Carolina. Based in Charlotte, NC, ABC Carolinas is one of 68 chapters of ABC, a national association representing more than 22,000 members. South Carolina has three regional ABC councils – Midlands, Upstate and Lowcountry. North Carolina has four regional councils – Charlotte, Triad, Triangle and Coastal. For more information and news, visit

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