Robert G. Anderson
Robert G. Anderson serves as chairman of the R.G. Anderson Co. Inc. A Nashville native with more than 40 years of experience, Anderson possesses extensive expertise in all types of construction. His leadership skills in project planning and project management have positioned him as a genuine asset to clients and colleagues alike.
After receiving his bachelor of engineering from Vanderbilt University, he joined Rodgers Construction Co. Anderson progressed through the ranks from engineer trainee, project coordinator, project manager, division manager, vice president and group vice president to be named president in 1981. During Anderson's service at Rodgers, the Nashville-based company grew from a small metal building contractor to one of the most prolific builders of healthcare facilities in the country and one of the 10 largest building contractors in the United States.
The R.G. Anderson Company Inc. was founded in 1989 and engages in all types of commercial and institutional construction. It consistently ranks among the top construction companies in Middle Tennessee.
Anderson is a charter member of the Construction Management Association of America, and a former member of the Private Industry Council of Nashville, the Hospital Research and Development Institute and the Florida Industry License Association. He is a former member of the state board of California's Associated General Contractors of America and a former president of the Vanderbilt Club. Anderson served on the board of directors or Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. and as its president in 1985. He is also a former member of the board of directors of the Middle Tennessee branch of Associated General Contractors of America and served as its president in 1998 and 1999. He served three years on the Vanderbilt University Engineering Alumni Council, is a member of the Fred J. Lewis Society and is currently serving on the Committee of Visitors. He is a former member of the board of directors of Franklin Road Academy. Anderson is a member of the executive board of the Tennessee Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Anderson and Cherry, his wife of 40 years, have two grown children who live in Nashville.