In 2019, Tony Ferguson was named Regional Safety Manager for our Southeast and Southwest Florida Regions. He has more than 20 years of experience in construction and transportation.
Tony’s responsibilities include inspections of work sites, evaluations of safety needs and procedures, investigation of incidents and near misses, and teaching safety in the classroom and in the field. His passion for building a strong safety culture creates trust, empowerment, and teamwork at each jobsite.
Tony joined Wharton Smith as a Safety Coordinator in 2016. He was promoted to Senior Safety Coordinator in 2017, and Division Safety Manager in July 2019.
Before joining Wharton Smith, Tony served as Safety Director for a construction company, electrical contractor, and a steel manufacturer. He also owned a trucking company for 10 years where he gained extensive DOT experience.
Along with his professional experience, Tony attended Tennessee Technological University and Ambassador College in Texas. He is a certified Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), and Welding Inspector (CWI).
During his time away from work, he enjoys playing golf, riding motorcycles, and working on his high school car. Tony lives in Hudson, Florida, with his wife of 31 years and two sons.