David J. Arts is the President/Owner of David J. Arts Financial Services, LLC. Prior to operating his own business, Arts was a partner with Schiff Hardin Strategic Advisors, President of PFS Financial, LLC, and is the past President/CEO of Labe Bank and Executive Vice President/COO of its parent company, LDF, Inc. He previously served as Vice President of Worldwide Business Services for Century 21 Real Estate Corporation, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Century 21 North Central, and as Controller of Budget Rent-A-Car Corporation. In addition, he is a board member, chairman emeritus and past chairman of Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute Tax Division, the Illinois C.P.A. Society and the Executives' Club of Chicago.