Athens Technical College Welcomes Tony Ferguson to Board of Directors

Athens, GA – Dr. Andrea D. Daniel, President of Athens Technical College, is pleased to announce that Tony Ferguson has joined the Athens Technical College Board of Directors.

Tony Ferguson serves at Georgia Power’s Northeast Region Executive. In this position, he leads the company’s external operations in twenty Northeast Georgia counties. Prior to this role, Ferguson served as Georgia Power’s Northwest Regional Director, where he led the company’s external operations in sixteen Northwest Georgia counties. Ferguson began his career with Georgia Power in 1987. During his time, he has held various roles in Supply Chain, Distribution, Transmission, Sales, External Affairs, and Safety.

In addition to his extensive work history, Ferguson holds a bachelor’s degree in management and marketing from North Georgia College, an MBA from Louisiana State University, Shreveport, and is a Georgia Certified Economic Developer. He has also completed numerous leadership development programs including LEAD Athens, Leadership Oconee, Leadership Rome, and more.

Mr. Ferguson is very involved within the community and has served on multiple Chamber of Commerce, Development Authority, Educational, Hospital Foundation, and many non-profit organization boards. He is currently serving on the Athens Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a member of the Rotary Club of Athens.

We look forward to working with Mr. Ferguson during his term at Athens Technical College.


About Athens Technical College: Since 1958, Athens Technical College has served citizens by providing quality educational programs in an 11-county service area.  The college offers over 130 program specializations in business, health, technical, and manufacturing-related areas. Students attend Athens Technical College on three campuses (Athens-Clarke, Elbert, Walton), plus career academies, adult learning centers, through business and industry and continuing education opportunities. Athens Technical College is an Equal Opportunity Institution and a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.  To learn more about Athens Technical College visit

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