HGA has hired John Ferguson as Senior Associate and Business Developer in the Milwaukee Office. He will direct client relations and strategic business development in the Arts, Community, and Higher Education practice group.
“This is an incredible opportunity to join HGA and represent Milwaukee’s talented team,” Ferguson said. “I share their passion for beautiful and impactful design, and I look forward to helping build on their many accomplishments by sharing the firm’s expertise and deep resources with clients in the Great Lakes region.”
Ferguson has more than 12 years of marketing, communications, businesses development, and client relations experience.
Before joining HGA, he was an Associate and Business Development Manager at Kahler Slater in Milwaukee, where he was responsible for planning, marketing and client development initiatives for the firm’s corporate, hospitality, and multi-family housing markets in Milwaukee, Madison, and Richmond, Virginia.
Previously, he was a Marketing Specialist with RMW Architecture & Interiors in San Francisco, where he facilitated strategic planning and new business pursuits.
“John is an experienced marketer with a proven record for delivering successful client outcomes,” said Kevin Allebach, RA, Vice President and Practice Group Leader of the Arts, Community, and Higher Education group in Milwaukee. “He understands market dynamics, and he understands what clients need to be successful. We look forward to working with him as we continue to build valuable client relationships.”
Ferguson is a member of The Rotary Club of Milwaukee, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, The Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin, Downtown Madison Inc., Marketing Committee member of NAIOP Wisconsin, and past Board of Directors member of The Society for Marketing Professional Services Wisconsin Chapter. He also volunteers with the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County.
He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Alabama.