Governor Fallin appoints Greg Grodhaus to GRDA Board

Governor Mary Fallin today announced the appointment of Greg Grodhaus to the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) Board of Directors.  Grodhaus of Grove is retired from Tacit Networks, an Internet technology company. He spent 37 years in the information technology industry, including serving as chief executive officer of several public and private companies. He also was responsible for more than 20 corporate acquisitions and divestitures during his career.  

“Greg Grodhaus has proven himself as a business leader who can manage large corporate entities and ventures,” Fallin said. “His success and experience in the private sector will make him an asset to the GRDA Board as they work toward bringing new leadership and direction to the agency.”

Prior to his work at Tacit, Grodhaus was president and chief executive officer of INRAGE Technologies and IPL Systems.  He also served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Amdahl, later Fujitsu Ltd., and vice president and general manager of MemorexTelex Midrange Systems and Large Storage Systems.  

Grodhaus earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University and has served on the board of several public, private and charitable organizations.  He is currently a member of the Grove Chamber of Commerce.

Grodhaus and his wife Leisa reside in Grove.  He replaces Terry Frost, who resigned, and will serve out Frost’s term which ends August 29, 2013.  Senate confirmation is not required for this appointment.