Dr. Houillion is the Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of the Master’s in Global Business with Blockchain Technology Program at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY. He serves on the Board of Advisors for 10XTS, a FinTech company, which is leveraging blockchain technology for governance, risk and compliance in capital markets. He is a core member and represents Kentucky academia on the Kentucky Blockchain Technology Working Group established in 2020 by Kentucky Senate Bill 55 and aided in the drafting of the Working Group’s 2020 Annual Report. Dr. Houillion has testified before Kentucky House and Senate Committees promoting the passage of bills that would expand the opportunities offered by blockchain technology within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He is a member of the Legislative Committee for the Florida Blockchain Business Association representing 10XTS.

Prior positions have included Chief of Staff and Executive Director of the Office of Financial Management and Administration for the Kentucky Governor's Office Department for Local Government, Chief Administrative Officer for the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Special Projects Manager for the Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet, City Administrator for two Kentucky cities (Ludlow & Fort Mitchell), and Senior Manager for Terminal Operations for the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). He has been appointed by two (2) Kentucky Governors to serve on several state boards and is currently serving as a Commissioner on the Kentucky Emergency Response Commission.

Dr. Houillion holds a Doctorate of Public Administration from Valdosta State University and a Master of Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University. He holds certifications in blockchain technology, emergency management, and airport operations.

DPA, Valdosta State University, 2015
MPA, Northern Kentucky University, 2010
BA History, Northern Kentucky University, 1995

  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Political Science
  • Public Policy