A legend in the speaking industry, Art Holst’s broad background provides the foundation for his messages spiced with inspiration, humor, and poetry.
Art was a top salesman in the building materials industry for 10 years. For 12 years, he worked as Administrator of the Forest Park Foundation developing programs in park and recreation development, physical medicine and rehabilitation, housing for the elderly, and other creative projects aimed at community betterment. As an infantry captain in World War II, he learned how to educate, train and motivate troops to react to challenging times. He was a member of the Economic Security Committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce. Art is best known for his humor and as a “Sunday Zebra” officiating for the National Football League for 15 years. He officiated 4 Championship games and 2 Super Bowls. Art currently serves on the supervisory staff as an observer, rating college officials’ field performance. He is the author of Sunday Zebras.