Bro. Arthur C. Colbert, Jr.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity,
Brother Colbert, a Washington, DC native,
was initiated into the Fraternity on October 14th 1971 at Chi
University, Terre Haute, Indiana. After transferring to Morgan
in Baltimore, Maryland (Pi Chapter), he completed both his
B.S. in Business Administration and MBA in Accounting at Morgan. Art also holds a certificate in Project
Management from George
Brother Colbert is a business
transformation financial consultant with IBM.
His current assignment supports the Department of Navy (DON) in the
Financial Management Office (FMO) where he is part of a Financial Improvement
Program (FIP) team responsible for the assertion of financial statements in
preparation for external audits. He has
worked on the assertion of Cash and Other Monetary Assets line item, documenting
business process memos, risk analysis and flowcharts working with the Fleet
Forces Command and the Marine Corps. Art
leads a Financial Transaction Team under the FIP preparing documentation of
major DON business segments such as Budget to Authorize, Plan to Perform, and
Plan to Pay. The documentation of DON
business segments incorporates Business Enterprise Architecture methodology
which is part of key milestone plan deliverables to the Office of the Under
Secretary of Defense.
Prior to his affiliation with
IBM, Brother Colbert held consulting assignments with the K-Force/Bradson, National
Institutes of Health, Webley Systems and DMR Consulting. Art retired from AT&T in 1998 where he
held a variety of financial management positions including Deputy Program
Manager-Government Markets, Journals Manager- Billing Operations, Senior
Internal Auditor-Internal Auditing and Manager-Financial Regulatory Matters.
Brother Colbert has been a chair or member of numerous
committees on the local chapter and district levels of the Fraternity. He has held officer positions in local
chapters such as Dean of Pledgees (Chi Sigma and Pi), Assistant Keeper of
Records and Seal (Mu Omega), Keeper of Finance (Mu Nu and Tau Pi), Vice
Basileus (Tau Pi) and Basileus (Tau Pi).
Brother Colbert was honored as Tau Pi Chapter’s Omega Man of the Year in
2006. On the District level, Art has
been a member of the Audit and Site Selection Committees over the years. As a thirty-seven year member of the
Fraternity, Brother Colbert continues to serve Omega with verve and holds life
membership status. He attends St. Andrew
the Apostle Catholic Church in Silver Spring, MD and is the proud father of a daughter, Stephanie, who
is a senior at the University