David C. Craig earned BSBA and MBA degrees from the Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas and is a registered investment advisor with October Wealth Advisors, Inc. David served as a faculty member for the University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Arkansas State University, and John Brown University. He has received gubernatorial appointment and reappointments to serve on the Arkansas Student Loan Authority Board from 1988 until 2017 (Chairman from 1996-2013). He has also served on the Western Arkansas Community Foundation (2001-2014), the Leadership Fort Smith Alumni Board (Treasurer 2005-2014), and was a Trustee for the Community Services Clearinghouse. (2009-2018). David is currently a Public Member of the Institutional Action Council of the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and a board member of The Degen Foundation.