David Ferguson was promoted to senior vice president, chief lending officer and president of Artisans' Bank's southern division.

David Ferguson was promoted to senior vice president, chief lending officer and president of Artisans’ Bank’s southern division.

Ferguson will be responsible for managing the bank’s commercial lending team, commercial loan credit policies and procedures and commercial loan portfolio. He will maintain offices at 223 W. Ninth St., Wilmington; and 19358 Miller Road, Rehoboth Beach.

Ferguson has over 27 years of commercial lending experience. He previously was a vice president at the WSFS Bank Sussex County lending office.

Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from McDaniel College. He graduated in 2004 graduate from the American Bankers Association’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He is a member of the Lewes and Rehoboth Beach chambers of commerce.