Arthur L. Simpson is an independent trader and has been a member of the Chicago Open Board of Trade and (now) the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange continuously since 1971. He is a registered floor broker with the National Futures Association.
Art is a licensed Merchant Marine Officer by the United States Coast Guard and is licensed as a pilot by the Federal Aviation Administration. He also holds licenses issued by the Federal Communications Commission as a first class radiotelegrapher, general radiotelephone operator, GMDSS radio operator/maintainer and an amateur extra radio license. He has worked assignments with the United States Information Agency Military Sealift Command.
He has served as chief engineer at CBS radio in Champaign, Ill., and has served as a consulting broadcast engineer and been instrumental in construction of broadcasting stations.
Art lives in Indiana with his wife Karen and their family of pets. His interests include trading, flying, amateur radio, computer programming, music and world travel.