Bachelor cum laude, Harvard University, 1979; Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1987.
Assistant accountant executive Air Corps&R Advantages, Incorporated, New York York City, 1981-1983. Accountant executive North Castle Partnership, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1983-1985. Tv packaging agent, vice president international t.v.
Triad Artists, Inc., Los Angeles, 1987-1992. President, director Rabbit Ears Productions, Inc., Rowayton, Connecticut, 1992-1996. Principal Graybark Enterprises, Norwalk, 1996-1998.
President, Chief Executive Officer, executive director All Kinds of Minds, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1998—2008.
Member The Fly Club, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Sarah Richardson Houghton, December 3, 1988. Children: William Parker, Philip Houghton.