A quality home is the foundation
of society & community

A quality home is the foundation of society & community

Congratulations, Anisha Grimmett, New RHA Board Member

Anisha strives to give an excellent performance to drive effectiveness within the business and translate her experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities into significance for organizations she associates with while capitalizing on obtaining the best out of people and often seeking continuous improvement and growth opportunities through diverse partnerships.

She has been a devoted wife for 18yrs and has two sons, ages 16 & 18; and is very active within her church, Gethsemane Christian Church, and helps with many of their youth and women’s international programs. She graduated from Auburn High Schools Gifted Program and attended DeVry Institute of Technology, majoring in Electrical Engineering Technology. She recently earned her Stylist Certificate and launched a personal styling business focused on helping women and teenage girls learn how to develop their signature style and empower them to style the life they want to live with purpose. 

Early in her career, she worked for a Fortune 50 company, UTC Aerospace Systems, now known as Collins Aerospace, for 20 years in various engineering, Human Resources, and leadership roles. This led to her opportunity as the Executive Director of Alignment Rockford, a non-profit that uses the voice of the community, businesses, and students to implement a collective impact model to facilitate and implement solutions that align with the Rockford Public Schools strategic plan.

Anisha has spoken at many national and international conferences about community systems designs and leadership and advocates for empowering youth to invest in finding their passion and purpose. She was a 1995 RAMM recipient and was voted 2018 Rockford Chamber of Commerce People You Should Know.

She serves on many diverse boards, including the top-rated Independent College Prep school in its region Keith Country Day and previously served on the award-winning Discovery Center Children’s Museum. Anisha also serves as a Board Trustee for Rockford University, where she was the keynote speaker for the Fall 2021 Graduates. Other boards include One Body Collaboratives, Zion Development, and the Northern Illinois Center of Non-profit Excellence (NICNE).