Art serves as the Director of Global Compliance for RPM International Inc., a $4.4B publicly traded holding company, headquartered in Medina, Ohio, that embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its over 50 subsidiaries who manufacture and market high performance coatings, sealants, and specialty chemicals throughout the world.
Immediately prior to joining RPM International Inc., Art was an Assistant U.S. Attorney and the Deputy Chief of the Major Crimes Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio. His duties included the supervision of approximately 20 government legal services professionals. He also served as the Ethics Advisor for that District, reporting directly to the presidentially appointed U.S. Attorney and training and advising all employees of that office on all government ethics and compliance matters. As a federal prosecutor Art was involved in the investigation and prosecution of a large variety of cases including economic crimes; public corruption offenses; and regulatory environmental, health care, and International Traffic in Arms Regulation compliance violations.
Art recently retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. During his over twenty year career as a Marine Officer, he has served in various leadership positions at multiple organizational levels. In 2009 and 2010, Art served as the Commanding Officer of a Marine Air Control Squadron and as the Officer-in-Charge of a Marine Air Control Group Detachment in support of combat operations and was responsible for the accountability of over 6,000 tons of equipment and for the conduct and performance of over 400 military and civilian contractor personnel dispersed across 53,000 square miles of western Iraq. In his last assignment Art served as one of the Chiefs of Operations in the Crisis Action Center, U.S. Southern Command and was responsible for supervising multiagency teams organized to resolve crises in South America and the Caribbean.