Arthur Lyons is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for AAFMAA Wealth Management & Trust LLC, located in their Reston, VA office. He has more than 35 years of experience in the asset management industry, with expertise in portfolio management and analysis, trading, and investment product development. As CIO, Arthur is responsible for overseeing the Investment Policy Committee, and further developing the entire investment discipline, including asset allocation models and equity research. Additionally, he provides investment recommendations to the AAFMAA insurance reserve fund. In his spare time, he is a subject matter expert for the Investment Management Consulting Association and adjunct instructor at the College for Financial Planning. While a National Guardsman, Arthur was twice called to active duty as a squad leader in the Warrior Transition Unit at Ft. Carson, CO, and eventually developed a nationally recognized financial life skills program for wounded soldiers and their caregivers. He continues to serve as a Sergeant First Class in the New Mexico National Guard, has been married to Rebecca for 27 years and has two grown children. He earned a B.A. degree from Samford University and an M.S. from The University of Alabama.