Entries by Kelli Fisher

Kevin Aalderink

Kevin has been growing with IDS for the last 4 years from our Grand Rapids location. As a design leader on education projects, he has now been promoted to Associate. He brings successful design leadership to every project which he contributes to over 22 years of learning from some of the best mentors in the region. […]

Nicholas Furgason

Nicholas has worked in the AEC industry since his first ‘job’ in high school with Riverbend Timber Framing and Great Lakes Insulspan. After Nicholas graduated from high school he worked as an architectural CADD technician, while he was doing that, he developed an interest in Electrical Engineering. Since starting his education at Grand Valley State […]

Todd Vercruysse

Todd is the newest Senior Associate at IDS.  Since joining the IDS team, Todd has worked on numerous projects, bringing his expertise to higher education projects such as Eastern Michigan University’s Sill Hall and Student Athlete Performance and Success Center, and the University of Michigan’s Alumni Center and Central Campus Recreation Building. Todd has also worked […]

New Year, New Promotions

Over the course of the past year, these four gentlemen have shown their passion and knowledge for their careers. We would like to take a moment and congratulate them on their new positions with IDS. Congratulations team, we cannot wait to see what amazing things you do in your new roles. Kevin Aalderink, AIA, LEED® […]

Tracey Johnston

Tell me an interesting fact about yourself. I have a Black belt in Tae Kwon Do Why did you go into your profession? When I was in high school I was very interested in design and actually had a class in Interior Design.  I was drawn to interiors for how a space can affect people […]

Jeff Johnson

Tell me an interesting fact about yourself. I ran myself over with a full-size van when I was a small child. That is a fact. Why did you go into your profession? Edward Garza, a neighborhood friend of mine, said that my childhood home wasn’t designed properly because the work triangle in the kitchen was […]

Dirk Greene

Tell me an interesting fact about yourself. I truly love the art of woodworking. I have a garage full of wood working tools and love making cabinets and other hand-crafted items. Why did you go into your profession? Ever since I could remember I knew I wanted to go into the field of engineering. From […]

Broke Ground On Birmingham High School Athletics!

Integrated Design Solutions joined the administrators, staff, and students of Ernest W. Seaholm High School and Wylie E. Groves High School on November 2nd to break ground on the High School Athletics. High School athletic facilities serve more than the student-athlete; they are spaces for the entire school community to come together. IDS could not […]

2021 Leadership Award Winner

Michigan State University, Christman Constructors, Inc., Granger Construction Company, Integrated Design Solutions, LLC, Ellenzweig, and Les Chantiers Chibougamau Ltee were awarded a 2021 FSC Leadership award for using 99% FSC-certified wood in the 120,000-square-foot, mass timber structure MSU STEM Teaching and Learning Facility as a demonstration of innovation and leadership. Congratulations Team! See what MSU’s […]

Justin Kiriazis

Tell me an interesting fact about yourself. I’m an avid skier and try to make a trip out west once a year. Why did you go into your profession? I loved the electrical portion of my physics class during my senior year of high school.  That interest followed me to college where I pursued a […]