Will Houghton graduated from James Madison University in 2019, where he studied Economics and obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration. During his studies, Mr. Houghton spent time in England, Belgium, and Germany working with faculty and students from Universeit Antwerpen, where he studied European Business focusing on corporate governance and business administration. In the summers between classes, Mr. Houghton held positions at large companies, such as Morgan Stanley and Riverbed Technologies. He also received first-hand experience holding a position with a technology start-up. Following his graduation, Mr. Houghton held a Rotational Financial Analyst position with Interlink Capital Strategies, an international trade finance institution specializing in emerging markets. Today, he is a Managing Director with Stoddard Group International tasked with day-to-day operations of the company. Mr. Houghton is also a real estate professional holding mortgage lending licenses in Virginia, DC, and Maryland; and helping several high net-worth clients secure property financing. Mr. Houghton also holds certification in Financial Modeling from the Corporate Finance Institute.