Kenny Houck

How do your colleagues describe you?

Kenny is the center’s rural economic development eyes and ears.

Why do you do what you do?

I am very active in the rural areas of Josephine County and I am involved with many different organizations that support responsible and sustainable economic development in our region. My focus is to provide everyone that is interested in, growing an existing business or simply starting a new one, the opportunity to succeed and have the services needed to accomplish their goals.


Kenny is the Business Development Coordinator for the Illinois Valley Business Entrepreneurial Center at the Rogue Community College Kerby Campus. He has nearly 30 years’ experience as a sole proprietor and owner of a variety of small businesses. Kenny has been a project manager and coordinator for several community development projects. Equally comfortable in both the public and private sectors, Kenny brings a unique set of skills and perspectives to the SBDC.