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Grossman named interim leader of dyslexia association

Lee Grossman has been named interim executive director of the Baltimore-based International Dyslexia Association. The IDA operates 45 branches throughout the United States and Canada and has global partners in eighteen countries, including Australia, Brazil, England, Germany, Ireland, and Japan.

Grossman spent 10 years at the Autism Society of America, where he served as chairman of the board of directors and later president and CEO. Prior to joining ASA, Grossman owned his own firm for 25 years in Honolulu, where he served as a consultant to the medical industry. Most recently, he served as president and CEO of Advance Enterprises, a global consulting firm in Washington, D.C. Grossman has also served as a public member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee since 2007.

Grossman attended college at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, completing his senior year at Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu, Hawaii, and earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He has a master’s degree in leadership from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.