I coordinate and organize some financial decisions for families and businesses in North Alabama and Southern Tennessee.
Bachelor of Science in Marketing, 1987, University of Alabama Huntsville
Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF), Designation
Registered Representative, NYLIFE Securities LLC
Million Dollar Round Table* (MDRT), Qualifying and Life Member
Member, Financial & Estate Planning Council of Huntsville
Agent of the Year, Huntsville General Office, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017^
Chairman's Council, New York Life, 2016, 2017^
*The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the insurance and financial services industry.
^New York Life sales production achievement.
Art’s father Cherry W. Smith was the first general manager of the Huntsville
General Office of New York Life. Art followed in his dad’s footsteps and developed a love for and
understanding of serving families in the Tennessee Valley area.
Art earned his Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation in
1994 and has been Agent of the Year for over 12 years at the Huntsville General Office. He is also a member of the
Financial & Estate Planning Council of Huntsville.
In his free time, Art enjoys gardening, fishing and cattle farming. He lives in
Huntsville with his wife Diane and they have 3 grown children.