Bert currently holds the position of Chairman and Director of Globe Corporation, having served as its President from 1974 to 1999. He also is a Director and the President of the Globe Foundation, as well as a Director of the National Historical Fire Foundation. Bert also serves on the Board of Rodel Foundation. He is a previous owner and director of various banks in Illinois and Arizona, and served as a Director of both Security Pacific Bank Corporation and the Federal National Mortgage Association under the Reagan administration.
Bert has long been involved in service to the community. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of the Mayo Foundation, Director Emeritus of the Indiana University Foundation, and Chairman Emeritus of the Arizona Community Foundation. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Bert earned a B.B.A from the University of Michigan.