Though Art O’Dell joined Smith Moore in 1989, he has been working in the financial services industry for more than 30 years. As a Financial Advisor, his goal is to try to lower the volatility of the market by building a bond ladder that matches market conditions. When rates are low, Art tries to shorten the ladder. When rates are high, he’ll try to lengthen the ladder to get the best returns on your investment. Since Art joined Smith Moore, he has relied on the core principles that launched the firm on its path to prosperity.
Art graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance, and he is a Board Member of the Sue Spirit Train Foundation. He and his wife reside in the St. Louis area, and they have three children.