Marianne Grisdale, FIDSA

IDSA Midwest District VP 2015-2017
IDSA Board Secretary/Treasurer 2013–2015
Design Foundation Secretary/Treasurer 2013-2015
Former IDSA Housewares Section Chair 
Former IDSA Chicago Chapter Chair
Former IDSA Chicago Chapter Vice Chair - 3 terms

In 2017, Marinanne Grisdale, FIDSA, was inducted into IDSA's Academy of Fellows. With more than 20 years of experience in product design and development consulting, she served as secretary/treasurer, then Midwest District VP, on IDSA's Board of Directors.

She is vice president of TEAMS Design USA. This role focuses on brand management, user insights, human centered design, strategy development and design management.

During her career, she has received numerous awards, including a Silver IDEA. She has led projects for diverse accounts such as Jarden, HoMedics, Kimberly-Clark, Canadian Tire, Bosch, Fiskars and Siemens. Prior to TEAMS, she contributed to design and project management at Herbst Lazar Bell for more than 15 years.

Grisdale has a BFA in industrial design from the College for Creative Studies.

2015 Board of Directors Statement of Candidacy