Arik works as a Realtor and is a member of The Haupt Team at Elfant Wissahickon Realtors. Growing up in Southern California, he moved to Philadelphia to attend Swarthmore College. After gaining experience in an array of fields, Arik earned his JD at Temple University Beasley School of Law.

As a licensed attorney and real estate agent, Arik focuses his professional and volunteer efforts on supporting the growth and resilience of the community throughout Philadelphia.