Sam Hunter

Chairman & CEO


T. A. Loving Company’s strong desire to develop and build relationships through a team approach to construction is a direct reflection of the values and philosophy of CEO Sam Hunter: We do not think there has to be a winner and a loser on construction projects, and the only truly successful projects are ones that are win-win for the interested parties.


B. S. In Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, 1965 M.S. In Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, 1967



Professional Engineer
Certified Professional Constructor
Professional Land Surveyor


1990-Present T. A. Loving Company President & CEO
1971-1990 T.A. Loving Company responsibilities included:
President – Management of Building, Bridge and Utilities Divisions
Vice President – Bridge and Utilities Division
Vice President – Municipal Utilities Division
Project Manager – Municipal Utilities, Pipe and Plant Construction
Superintendent – Bridge Construction
1968-1971 U. S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps & Seabees
Management of construction, maintenance & contract administration
Vietnam and Norfolk, VA
2005 President Associated General Contractors of America
1987 President Carolinas AGC

Other National Industry Service

National Center for Construction Education & Research, Industry Image Steering Committee

Other Industry Service

East Carolina University Construction Management Advisory Committee: 13 years as Chairman

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers

Present Civic & Community Involvement

Wayne Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, Wayne Community College Board of Trustees, North Carolina State Community College Foundation Board, First Presbyterian Church

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