People: Corrections Corporation of America (CXW)
17 Mar 2014
Mr. John D. Ferguson is Chairman of the Board of Corrections Corporation of America. He has served as a Director since August 2000 and also serves as Chairman of the Board and member of the Company's Executive Committee. Mr. Ferguson formerly served as Chief Executive Officer from August 2000 to October 2009 and as President from August 2000 until July 2008. Mr. Ferguson’s career in business and government includes service as the Commissioner of Finance for the State of Tennessee and as the chairman and chief executive officer of Community Bancshares, Inc., the parent corporation of The Community Bank of Germantown (Tennessee), as well as service on the State of Tennessee Board of Education and the Governor’s Commission on Practical Government for the State of Tennessee. Mr. Ferguson serves as a director of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, the Boy Scouts of America - Middle Tennessee Council, the Nashville Symphony Association and the Nashville Public Education Foundation. Mr. Ferguson graduated from Mississippi State University in 1967.
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