Art, appointed by the City of Siloam Springs (1994), is a retired bank president. He retired in 2010 from Arkansas State Bank after 27 years of service (51 years in the banking industry), the last 12 years as bank president. He formerly served on the board of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority for 12 years, the Northwest Arkansas Area on Aging board for 12 years, and on several state banking committees. Art has been married to Diane for 62 years, has 2 children and 2 grandchildren. He is a graduate of Draughon’s Business College and completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.