Stanley C. Houston is a founding member of the Early County 2055 initiative and has been instrumental in building the projects visibility in Blakely and Early County, GA. He was born and raised in Blakely, GA and received a BS in Business Administration from Valdosta State University. Mr. Houston has worked for State Farm Insurance Company in Blakely for over 40 years, is a member of the Lions Club and the Chamber of Commerce. He was named as Zone Chairman of the Year in 1968-69 under then Lions District Governor of District 18C, Jimmy Carter, who later became Georgia Governor and President of the United States. Mr. Houston is married to Linda V. Houston and has one son, two daughters, six grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.