Mr. Houdard is founder and former CEO of SkyBank Financial, an electronic payment processing company with offices in Miami, Florida. Prior to that, he served in the roles of Global Marketing Manager at Lucent Technologies, Director of Corporate Strategy at Concerto Software (now Aspect Software), Vice President of Marketing at Cell-IT Technologies and Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing at a national health care company.
He began his professional career as a Legislative Aide to Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II in the U.S. House of Representatives, and he later served on the campaign staff for U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy. Subsequently, Mr. Houdard served in executive positions in sales, marketing, and mergers & acquisitions for companies ranging from early-stage to Fortune 500.