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David Arias


At-Large Director

David Arias received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his graduate degree in business administration from the University of Alabama.  He currently serves as the executive director of Sloss Furnaces, a national historic landmark located in Birmingham, Alabama.  Arias is a retired certified public accountant and active in a number of professional and civic organizations.
Arias has served on the USA Fencing Board of Directors for approximately ten years.  He is president of the Birmingham Fencing Club, an Alabama nonprofit corporation dedicated to instruction and education in the sport of fencing. The Birmingham Fencing Club has approximately 80 students ranging in age from six to 63, providing an environment for both recreational fencers and many who have won medals at the World Cup, NCAA and NAC levels.