David Ferguson is the former senior consultant at Hill and Knowlton, Inc., of Chicago. Ferguson served as the United States Steel public affairs manager. He is the former president of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and served as co-chairman of PRSA’s Educational Affairs committee. Ferguson was also a member of the Ball State University Public Relations Professional Liaison Committee. He served as vice chairman of the Illinois Atomic Energy Commission, vice chairman of the Business Advisory Council of Chicago State University, President of the Union League of Chicago, on the board of Junior Achievement of Chicago, on the board of trustees for Roosevelt University and on the national public relations advisory committee for the American Red Cross.