It is with great sadness I announce the passing of our advisor and friend, Bob"Steakum" Salisbury
, who died March 8th after a long battle with cancer. Bob will likely be best remembered as the founder of the Washington Breakfast Club
which he transitioned to The American Small Business Coalition several years ago when he decided to spend more time developing patents for solutions that support our nation's homeland security, specifically at ports. Bob also served in the U.S. Navy where he is remembered for making great contributions to the security of defense-based communications.
Bob was also co-founder of a breakfast meeting still held at the Silver Diner in McLean, VA that started nearly twenty years ago. Today, it is known as our Business Over Breakfast
program that channels the spirit of the original meeting started by Jack, Ted and Bob.
Yesterday I had the honor of fulfilling his family's request by saying a few words at his memorial.
His kindness and friendship will be sorely missed.
|Robert A. Salisbury (1934-2012)|
Sailor, Entrepreneur, Mentor, Husband, Father...Friend.
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