Kate Ferguson, Duluth Seaway Port Authority

Kate Ferguson is the first point of contact for companies pursuing domestic and international trade opportunities through the Port of Duluth-Superior. She is responsible for developing, attracting and retaining business for the Port Authority and its properties, and coordinates regional business expansion prospects. Kate holds bachelor degrees in Transportation & Logistics Management and Computer Information Systems from the University of WI-Superior and a MBA from the University of MN-Duluth. Kate worked for nearly a decade with Canadian National Railroad, managing vessels on the Great Lakes and transload facilities around the US and Canada. Kate has been with the Duluth Seaway Port Authority for over 8 years as the Director of Trade and Business Development.