In Memoriam: 10 Great Leaders Who Transitioned in 2010

raymond-haysbert

Raymond V. Haysbert (January 19, 1920 – May 24, 2010) A member of the renowned Tuskegee Airmen. Haysbert joined Baltimore-based Parks Sausage Company in 1952, becoming CEO as it grew into one of the largest black-owned U.S. businesses. By 1969, under his leadership, Parks Sausage became the first minority-owned company to have its shares traded on a stock exchange. In later years, he was active in politics and the civil rights movement, serving as chairman of the Greater Baltimore Urban League until his death.

Raymond V. Haysbert (January 19, 1920 – May 24, 2010) A member of the renowned…