Social Reality appoints Derek J. Ferguson to board
Mr. Ferguson has also been appointed as a member of the company's Audit Committee. Mr. Ferguson brings over 13 years of experience as a principal investor in private credit and equity investments cross a wide variety of niche industries.
From February 2012 through July 2016, Mr. Ferguson was a principal with Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC, an investment firm with a focus on alternative credit and equity solutions for small- and middle-market companies and, before that, was a vice president with Maxim Partners, an independent private equity firm.
He began his career as an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan Securities and thereafter was an associate with Thoma Cressey Equity Partners and a senior associate with Wynnchurch Capital.
Mr. Ferguson received a B.S. in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. ■