Ms. Ferguson graduated from West Texas State University (now known as West Texas A&M University) in 1982 with a BBA accounting degree. She went on to earn a Certified Public Accountant certificate from the Texas State Board of Accountancy in March 2006.
Ms. Ferguson started her career in the retail industry and worked for Hastings Entertainment from 1982 to 2002. During the 20 years at Hastings, she held a number of different positions. The last position she held was that of Controller.
From 2002 to 2014, Ms. Ferguson was the Dean of Administrative Services at Clarendon College. Ms. Ferguson did leave Clarendon College for one year. In 2006 she was recruited by Blockbuster Video to improve the cash handling and reconciliation process for 4,176 retail locations throughout the U.S. and Mexico and 50 corporate accounts. In 2007, Ms. Ferguson returned to Clarendon College.
Ms. Ferguson was the Director of Financial Services at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin for a short period in 2014. In January 2015, Ms. Ferguson joined Blinn College as the Assistant Vice President/Controller.
In September 2018, Ms. Ferguson came to Lee College as the Vice President of Finance and Administration.