Herman J. Russell passes away

Posted in Multimedia on November 19, 2014

The entrepreneurial world has lost another special entrepreneur and philanthropist, as Herman J. Russell (83 years old) who turned a small plastering firm into one of the most successful African-American-owned real estate development and construction companies in America, passed on November 15th. Herman, a lifelong Atlantan had a tremendous impact on Atlanta and the South and helped shape the city’s skyline while having relationships that included Presidents and the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He will be missed, as Herman built a real legacy especially in Atlanta.