Mr. Fergeson has been a major contributor to the banking industry and has played key roles in his community and state as the Chairman and CEO of NBC Oklahoma.
He has served on numerous boards and councils at local, state and national levels in both the banking arena and in his personal interest of supporting and promoting the arts.
A past chairman of the American Bankers Association, he continues to be active with the Oklahoma Bankers Association, Oklahoma State Chamber, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits – ONE Awards, Creative Oklahoma, Inc., National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Associate Board, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and Oklahoma Heritage Association. He also serves on the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority Board by appointment of the Oklahoma Governor.
Mr. Fergeson has also served on the boards of the Oklahoma Art Council and the Oklahoma Arts Institute, and he continues to be a presence for arts education. He is on boards of various arts associations including the Americans for the Arts and is the current treasurer for the AFA Arts Action Fund. He is also a board member of the Mid-America Arts Alliance.