Wade Ferguson, D.B.A.

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D.B.A., Management, Nova Southeastern University, 1993
M.B.A., The Citadel, 1981
B.A., Psychology, University of New Hampshire, 1973

Supply Chain Management
Business Policy and Strategy

Wade C. Ferguson, DBA, FCIPS, CPSM, CPM, is President and Principal Educator with Erv Lewis Associates LLC, offering training and consulting services to companies seeking to improve value from their supply chains. Dr. Ferguson has held various purchasing and contracting positions with the South Carolina Public Service Authority for over 33 years.

Dr. Ferguson has served the supply management profession for many years through volunteer participation in Institute for Supply Management (ISM) at all levels from local to national. He is the recipient of the 1995 ISM-CV Thomas Award, the association’s highest award for contribution to the profession; the 1999 Charles C. Johnson award, given by the NABP (ISM) District V Council; 2021 Anthony Napoli Ethics Award, and was twice awarded the National Professional Development Person of the Year in ISM. In 2014, he was granted lifetime membership in ISM.

Dr. Ferguson has also spent over 35 years in the classroom as an adjunct professor, teaching adult education courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has taught at multiple colleges and universities. In 2011, he was honored as the Webster University Charleston Metro Campus Professor of the Year. Dr. Ferguson is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Acquisition and Supply Chain Management program at the University of Maryland Global Campus and the Supply Management program at Georgia Military College. Dr. Ferguson is a qualified instructor for CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) providing training and consulting to global business as member of CIPS-USA training team.