James Arp is currently the chief executive at Providence Home & Community Services. He is a senior healthcare executive with over twenty years of operations experience, including ten years as a chief executive officer. James has a successful advancement record with for-profit and non-profit healthcare companies. He also has a history of achieving positive board, community, patient, physician and employee relations.

James attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and received a Master of Business Administration in 1991, a Master of Healthcare Administration in 1990 and a Bachelor of Science, Health Services Management (Cum Laude) in 1988.