Fay Ferguson, Co-CEO of Burrell Communications Group in Chicago, gave the commencement speech May 1 at her alma mater, Concordia College in Minnesota. She addressed over 500 graduating students and 3,000 guests.
Not only is Fay a business-owner and seasoned marketing professional, she is also a passionate, ambitious and empathetic leader. She is active on several boards around Chicago, including Perspectives Charter School, the Chicago Advertising Federation, the North Shore (IL) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated and Concordia College Board of Regents, where she is committed to helping fund scholarships for African-American students.
Fay graduated magna cum laude from Concordia College and earned an MBA from Indiana University.