Mike Rappeport earned a BBA degree from Southern Methodist University and later attended the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin. After serving corporate clients for Accenture’s Resources Practice from 1977 until 2003, Mike accepted the position of Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch/Bank of America in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in 2004 and retired from that position in 2017. Active in his community, Mike has served on the Sparks Medical System Board of Trustees, the Sparks Foundation Board of Directors, the Clayton House Board of Directors, and was a member of the Rotary Club (Downtown) of Fort Smith. Currently, Mike serves on The Degen Foundation Board of Directors as well as the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education. Mike and his wife, Jane, live in Fort Smith and are the parents of two sons, Samuel and James.