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Houston Frost

Chief product officer

As the Chief Product Officer,  Houston is responsible for developing the company’s future product roadmap. His creativity drives innovation of new products, services, and business units. His vision for fintech ensures Usio maintains its leadership position within the industry. Prior to joining Usio in December 2014, Mr. Frost served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Akimbo Financial, Inc. since its inception in January 2010. Mr. Frost has more than ten years of experience in the card issuing and fintech payments industry and eight years of experience in financial services. Prior to Akimbo, Mr. Frost worked in New York as an Associate at JPMorgan Chase & Co. on the Fixed-Income Strategy team. Mr. Frost earned his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Northwestern University in 2007 and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Colorado in 2003.

Mr. Frost has served as a Director of TransPecos Banks, SSB since 2017 and is active in many local charities in San Antonio, Texas.