Fitzgerald Honored at IIDA NE Business Leaders Breakfast
Marie Fitzgerald, SMMA board member and Director of Interior Design practice, has been named the 2015 recipient of the International Interior Design Association New England Leadership Award. As the highest individual honor bestowed by the New England Chapter of the IIDA, the award recognizes Marie’s contributions to the interior design profession and her impact on the New England design community. This morning, she received the honor at the organization's annual Business Leader's Breakfast.
Beyond her design talents, Marie’s time at SMMA has embodied the leadership and vision she has been so recognized for throughout her career. Her notable achievements include creating the interiors studio—growing the group from a small support service to a team of 19 professionals known for ingenuity, creativity and humor. She leads the overall business strategy for the firm’s Corporate and Technology practice group, and is the first woman elected to the Board of Directors.
Marie is a volunteer leader in IIDA, supporting the Emerging Leaders program and serving as a mentor for young designers. Her past honors include selection as Designer of the Year by CoreNet Global New England, as well as multiple design awards for her team’s corporate and commercial interiors work.