“Art” Ritter graduated from the University of Minnesota – Institute of Technology as an Electrical Engineer – and Reserve Officer Training Corp student. Commissioned and married upon graduation, he and Georgia, his wife of 51 years, spent the next 26 years in U.S. Air Force life – Art flying as a navigator and electronic warfare officer (serving in both Viet Nam, Taiwan, and Korea) and stateside, in various organizational levels of the staff, mostly writing and speaking – Georgia, packing moving, and unpacking (and repeating) while raising their two daughters and creating a gift shop finally settled in the Las Vegas valley.
While in service and soon after his retirement, Art earned Masters degrees in both Public and Business Administration and upon retirement from the Air Force began a consulting practice with start-ups – for-profit and non-profit, to include churches.
A life-long Presbyterian, he and Georgia started a church in their home in Tucson which he served as an elder and clerk of its session. He has also served his church in several local congregations and at higher, regional levels, as well. As Board member of the Religious Alliance In Nevada, he has harmonized the five major Christian denomination-members’ denominational positions into effective advocacy positions for incorporating scriptural principles into law regarding human trafficking, penal treatment, education, and other social justice issues.
From user – to member – to teacher – to publisher, Art has been associated with the Vision Group, Ltd. (GetPublished.Pro) for nearly ten years.