Art joined Marsh & McLennan Agency, known locally as Insurance Associates Company in 2015 as part of a merger with Allegiance Surety Associates, Inc. Art first entered the surety industry in 1995 as an account executive with Maryland Surety Associates where he was responsible for production of new business, managing existing construction and developer accounts, and managing and implementation of IT systems. In 2002 Art along with his wife Cathy purchased from Maryland Surety existing accounts and formed Allegiance Surety Associates. Over the years Art has been active in the Maryland Homebuilders Association, National Association of Surety Bond Producers, and the Washington Metropolitan chapter of ABC. Art has been married to his wife and business partner Cathy since 1993. They have three daughters and two dogs. Art graduated from the University of Maryland in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree. In addition to work Art enjoys family outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, camping, and playing the guitar.