President & CEO, Philadelphia CVB
Jack has more than 41 years experience in the hospitality business and is known for his energized, can-do leadership style. His vision is centered on three areas – enhancing the customer experience, maximizing marketing and technology and educating the Philadelphia region’s workforce. He has been particularly instrumental in partnerships connecting meetings and conventions with local business opportunities.
Jack serves on several boards including the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Temple University’s School of Tourism & Hospitality Management, the Mayor’s Philadelphia International Airport Advisory Board, U.S. Travel Association and Philadelphia OIC.
A native of Philadelphia, Ferguson received degrees in hotel administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Paul Smith’s College in New York.