David Ferguson -  Staff and Faculty at the Leadership Institute

David Ferguson is the owner of Ferguson & Associates, an issue advocacy firm that works with businesses, trade associations, educational non-profits, and other organizations with public policy priorities.

He has a background well-rounded in Republican circles, but over the past five years, he has advanced the bipartisan and non-partisan public policy priorities, projects, and interests of his clients with three Presidential administrations, over 80 U.S. Senate offices, countless offices in the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as state legislative bodies. His portfolio of work includes successful campaigns, advocacy, and engagement with policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels of government. Since 2005, he has worked for candidates, projects, and committees in 46 states and Washington, DC.

Most notably, David served as Director of Coalitions at Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, National Field Director at the Faith & Freedom Coalition, Campaign Manager for the former Governor of Alabama, Dr. Robert J. Bentley, Campaign Manager for the top legislative races in Virginia and Alabama, and as Executive Director of the Maryland Republican Party.

David is a native of Albertville, Alabama, an Eagle Scout, an avid college football fan, and a graduate of the University of Alabama’s College of Commerce and Business Administration.

David and his wife Rebecca have one daughter, Letta, born in 2020.

David Ferguson