Chief Executive Officer
Doug has four decades of experience in the construction industry and joined Johnson & Galyon in 2001. Throughout his career, he has been part of many notable projects, including the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital Surgery and NICU 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 a longtime member of the American Institute of Architects. He currently serves on the Graduate School of Medicine's Board of Visitors 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 served as chairman of the board for 15 years, the 2013-2015 University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates, the University of Tennessee’s Graduate School of Medicine Board of Visitors and the College of Architecture's Board of Advisors.
Before starting his career in construction, Doug 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. They have raised three children: Justin, Kristin, and Ryan, and are now enjoying their first grandchild, Oliver.
Chief Financial Officer
Susan has been a valuable member of the Johnson & Galyon team since 1991. She currently serves as the chief financial officer and treasurer, where she is responsible for working with the company’s leadership team to ensure that all financial operations, human resources, and administrative services are functioning efficiently.
Prior to joining Johnson & Galyon, Susan worked for several years in the audit divisions of two public accounting firms in Knoxville and ultimately became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Susan is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Knoxville and a member of the 2017 – 2020 University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates. She is a past member of the Knoxville Chamber Board of Directors, served on the Chamber's Finance Committee, and is a former board member and treasurer of the Metropolitan Drug Commission.
Before launching her professional career, Susan was a student at the University of Tennessee, earning a bachelor of science degree in business administration in 1986 and graduating with the highest honors.
She and her husband, Michael, have two children, Ellen and Max.
Executive Vice President
Craig entered the construction field in the early 1990s and joined Johnson & Galyon in 2010. He studied architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and received his degree from the College of Architecture and Design in 1998.
Craig’s construction expertise is a result of knowledge gained from providing both project management and preconstruction services for a wide range of clients over his 25-year career in the industry. His resume includes projects for the University of Tennessee, the Tennessee Board of Regents, Tennova, Covenant Health, the University of Tennessee Medical Center and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, and numerous private entities. Some notable projects are the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital NICU and Surgery Expansion, the University of Tennessee Medical Center Heart Tower Expansion, and Fort Sanders Medical Center Emergency Room and ICU Expansion. These examples have a combined valuation in excess of 200 million dollars and are over 550,000 square feet in combined area.
Craig is Vice President of the Associated General Contractors of Tennessee and has been involved with this organization for over ten years. He has served on the AIA of East Tennessee board of directors in the past and currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design. He is also a member of the Sevier County Economic Development Council.
Aside from construction, Craig’s passion is his family and providing support to his children in all their endeavors. He and his wife, Ashlea, have two sons, Reid and Case.
Director of Residential Construction – Project Manager
Derrick's love of construction began after spending summers working to rehabilitate historic homes in Battle Creek, MI. Since then, he has had a passion for the built environment. In 2013, he earned a Master of Architecture degree from Andrews University and continued working for a custom residential architecture firm, where he started as an intern in college.
After several years of working in architecture, Derrick joined Johnson & Galyon in 2018 as a Project Engineer. He has worked on many projects at Blackberry Mountain and Blackberry Farm, from custom private homes to the Treehouses at Blackberry Mountain.
Derrick currently serves as the Director of Residential Construction for Johnson & Galyon Homes and a Project Manager for commercial projects. He is an active member of the Associated General Contractors of Tennessee, completing their Construction Leadership Program in 2021, and serves on the Construction Leadership Council.
Outside work, Derrick and his wife, Darlene, stay active at church with their two kids, Adeline and Griffin, and their golden retriever Brooks.