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Steve Ferguson

Executive in Residence of Management

Phone: 281-275-8851

Brazos Hall 334 (Sugar Land)


Dr. Steve Ferguson came to the University of Houston-Victoria as its first Executive in Residence in 2013. He has more than 30 years experience as a corporate executive, entrepreneur, consultant, executive coach, and writer. Dr. Ferguson’s business expertise focuses on growing businesses, serving customers, and developing leaders & their people. His business perspective is founded on achieving the both the goals of the enterprise and the needs of its customers. Dr. Ferguson has led, managed, or participated in significant transformation initiatives for both Fortune 100 and privately held companies. He has held C-level positions including chief executive officer and has served as a member of the board of directors for a publicly held company.

Dr. Ferguson has written the paper Board 2015: The Board of Directors as a Competitive Advantage. Dr. Ferguson is married and lives in west Houston. Formerly a sea kayaking guide in the Pacific Northwest, he still enjoys kayaking in the warmer waters of the Gulf coast.

Academic Background

  • PhD - University of Washington, Organization Development, 1981
  • MS - Tarleton State University (Central Texas), Information Systems, 1976
  • BA - The Citadel, History, 1973

Courses Taught at UHV

  • MGMT 4303 - Entrepreneurship
  • MGMT 4305 - Leadership
  • MGMT 6354 - Leadership and Organizational Change
  • MGMT 6376 - Entrepreneurship