Bro. Howard James, Jr.

Nickname / Line Name: Porky/Prodigal 5

Chapter and Year Initiated: Mu Chapter - July 11, 1968

Omega-Related Accomplishments, Committees, Awards:
- Chaired Mu Omega Boatride Committee
- Chaired Mu Omega Reclamation Committee
- As 1st Vice Basileus, re-initiated Mu Omega's Strategic Planning process
- Chaired most profitable 2nd District Resource Committee under DR, Adam McKee
- IT advisor to 2nd District DR, Walter Amprey
- 1st Vice Basileus of Mu Omega Chapter 2015-2016
- Basileus of Mu Omega Chapter 2017-2018
- Received Mu Omega Chapter Scholarship Committee Community Development award
- Received Mu Omega PAN Hellenic IT award

Family Info:
- Married to Dr. Karen L. James
- One Daughter (Keysha Spring Goldstein)
- One Son (Howard M. James, III, a.k.a. Trey - Member of Omega, Mu Omega, 2007)
- 5 grand children (Amani, Kayla, Shelby, Whitley, Howard IV)
- 1 great grand child (Skye)
- 1 Brother (Kenny - deceased)
- 2 Sisters (Toni and Linda)
- Mother, Melva, 89 years old (2018)

School:
- Dobbins Tech. High School, Business diploma
- Community College of Phila., AAS degree in computer science
- Indiana Univ. of PA, BS degree in Business Management/with major in Systems Analysis
- Eastern Univ., MBA degree in Management

Occupation:
- Asst. Vice President (IT) - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Retired since 2005)
- Computer Programmer, Systems Designer, Systems Analyst, Project Manager
(Pennsylvania Hospital, Sun Oil Company, CIGNA, Federal Reserve Bank)

- Adjunct Professsor (Information Systems) - Drexel University
- Instructor (Computer Concepts, Programming, and Computer Math & Logic) - Community College of Phila.
- Instructor (Entrepreneurship) - The Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise
- Training Manager (Entrepreneurship) - Women's Opportunities Resource Center
- Entrepreneur