My Services

As a New York Life agent, I am here to help guide you through the often overwhelming process of creating a life insurance and financial blueprint.  I will work with you to:
  1. Review your individual situation and personal objectives.
  2. Analyze and prioritize your objectives to help establish benchmark goals.
  3. Develop and implement a strategy to help you achieve your goals.
  4. Coordinate your financial activities.
  5. Monitor progress; provide ongoing service as your needs and situation change.



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.