Chris Ferguson has been active in both domestic and international private sector business for over 20 years.
His track record in both business and education shows a longstanding focus on the intersection between commerce and social welfare.
His early career was heavily influenced by his time growing up in Tokyo, Japan. Chris’s passion for living and working overseas compelled him to return to Asia after graduation from Georgetown University. From 1995-1998, he worked for Donnkenny, Inc, the largest apparel licensee of the Walt Disney Company as Vice President of International Business Development. While based in Hong Kong, Chris opened eleven Disney-themed retail stores throughout Mainland China.
After returning from China, Chris Ferguson explored a long-standing passion for teaching and became a high school teacher and boarding parent at the Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN. Chris taught English and Art History buy avana online india classes and became an instructor in Baylor’s national award-winning outdoor education program. While at Baylor, Chris led mountaineering and kayaking trips throughout the United States and educational trips throughout Europe.
Chris returned to the business world in 2003 as the Chief Operating Officer of the Franklin Haney Company, a privately held company based in Washington, DC with over $1 Billion in assets. Chris ran the operating divisions for the Haney Company including the hotel, vending, and beer distribution units. He was later put in charge of the firm’s GSA office brokerage and property management holdings including The Portals, a 1 MM square foot Class A office building in downtown Washington that is the headquarters of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Chris left the Franklin Haney Company in February 2011 to launch S2S.
- B.S. in Asian Languages, Georgetown University
- Co-Founder, S2S Inc
- Member, Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors
- Member, Young Presidents Organization (YPO)