Stephen L. Ferguson is Chairman of the Board of Cook Group Incorporated of Bloomington, Indiana, the parent company of companies worldwide involved in the research, development, manufacture and sale of medical devices. Cook Group manufactures a variety of medical devices, products and components for radiology, neuroradiology, cardiology, urology, obstetrics/gynecology, gastroenterology, and critical care. Mr. Ferguson appeared before the U. S. House Sub-committee on Health in 1987 and 1990 and before the Orphan Products Board, Department of Health and Human Services, U. S. Public Health Service in 1988 to testify regarding the need for reforms in the U. S. Food and Drug Administration. He was a partner in the law firm of Ferguson, Ferguson & Lloyd from 1966 to 1990, and remains of-counsel with the firm Ferguson & Ferguson. He served four terms in the Indiana House of Representatives from 1967 to 1974. 

Mr. Ferguson is active in a number of Indiana University, community, state and national organizations and presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Health Industry Forum, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc., Indiana Technology Partnership, 21st Century Research Fund, Medical Technology Leadership Forum, Regenstrief Foundation, Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute, Center for Human Growth, and Bloomington Parks and Recreation Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the National Endowment for the Humanities. He served on the Indiana Education Roundtable, is a former member and past Chairman of the State of Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 1992-98, was appointed by Governor O'Bannon in 1998 to the Board of Trustees, Indiana University and re-appointed by Governor Joe Kernan in 2004. Mr. Ferguson received his A.B. from Wabash College in 1963 and a J.D. with distinction from Indiana University School of Law in 1966. 


United States Supreme Court 
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit 


Indiana University School of Law 
J.D. with distinction, Order of the Coif, May 1966 
Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana B.A. with distinction, May 1963