Chief Investment Officer
Arthur Lyons is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for AAFMAA Wealth Management & Trust, located in their Reston, Virginia, office. He has more than 40 years of experience in the asset management industry, with expertise in portfolio management and analysis, trading, and investment product development. As CIO for over $800 million of assets under management, Arthur is responsible for guiding the investment process, as well as leading the six-person investment group. He has also been called upon as a subject matter expert for the Investment Management Consulting Association and serves as an adjunct instructor at the College for Financial Planning in the area of institutional portfolio management.
As a National Guardsman, Arthur was twice called to active duty as a squad leader for the Warrior Transition Unit at Ft. Carson, Colorado, while also developing a nationally recognized financial life skills program for wounded soldiers and their caregivers. He recently retired as a Sergeant First Class in the New Mexico Army National Guard. Arthur has been married to his wife, Rebecca, for 30 years and has two grown children. He earned a B.A. degree from Samford University, and an M.S. from The University of Alabama.