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Alan Scoggins
Executive Vice President/Partner

If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
– Mark Twain


Alan joined Leapley Construction in October 2011 as Executive Vice President, and leads the company operations on commercial interiors projects in the metro Atlanta area.

Alan brings a strong expertise in commercial construction and biomedical/healthcare construction. He first became involved in hospital construction projects while still in college at Auburn University, and went on to manage many more during his 17 years with Skanska USA Building (formerly Beers Construction Company) prior to joining Leapley.

A sustainability advocate, Alan has served on the advisory board for the Lifecycle Building Center since 2012. The center promotes the reuse of construction materials and aims to reduce the amount of construction debris taken to landfills.

In 2010, Alan was recognized as a “40 Under 40” recipient by Georgia Trend Magazine, which honors young achievers in business, government, politics, education, and nonprofit organizations.

Born in Columbus, GA, Alan attended Auburn University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. While at Auburn, he participated in the Cooperative Education Program, which gave him a hands-on introduction to the construction industry.

Alan enjoys spending time with his wife Carey and their three children. The Scoggins family are members and volunteers at Moreland United Methodist Church in Moreland, GA.

Alan is active in the communities in which he lives and works. Some highlights of his current and past involvement include:

  • Lifecycle Building Center Advisory Board
  • American Heart Association, Executive Leadership Team for the Atlanta Heart Ball. As Chair in 2009, he led the effort to raise over $850,000 for heart disease and stroke research and education.
  • Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce board of directors
  • Steeplechase at Callaway High Hurdle board member
  • Cub Scout Den of Pack 48 in the Flint River Area Council, Den Leader, advancement chair for the Pack 48 Committee

A few things most people don’t know about Alan:

 If I had to choose a soundtrack for my career, it would be…
“Dreams” by Van Halen

The book that has helped me the most in business is…
A Journey Toward Servant Leadership by William B. Turner

Hidden talent?
I can remember odd and incidental facts.

The first thing I do every day is…
Get my cup of coffee, then listen to NPR.

The most unusual item in my desk drawer is…
Antique carpenter’s rule.

Guilty pleasure?
Going for a long hike without a phone.