Fall 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame
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Fall 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame

The Barney School Board of Visitors Alumni Hall of Fame Inductions took place on Wednesday, October 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the 1877 Club with a reception following. This year’s inductees are Loïc de Kertanguy, BSBA’69, Chairman of JB Martin, and Linda Shanley MBA '04, Vice President, Regional Chief Information Officer at Trinity Health Of New England.

Loïc de Kertanguy, BSBA’69

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Loic de Kertanguy is the Chairman of JB Martin, a textile manufacturing company established in the United States in 1878 and a subsidiary of the Manufactures Jean Baptiste Martin of France; a company started in the early 1800’s by his great, great, grandfather. Throughout his career, Loic has overseen a variety of business development, reorganization, and spin-off activities that have helped the company flourish for over a century.

Loic’s first professional responsibility was to run the firm’s Canadian company from 1972-1981, after a year’s training in the Italian concern. There he held positions of increasing responsibility including Director of Products, Director of Sales, and ultimately President. Later he became President of MR Industries, a diversified manufacturing concern with production facilities in France, Germany and England, from 1990 through 2005.

Loic has been a Director for the last 30 years of Edoardos Martin, a vertically integrated public company in Mexico, which operates textile mills, apparel manufacturing and retail outlets.

A native of Lyons, France, Loic came to the United States to attend college. While at the University of Hartford, he competed in varsity soccer and tennis. He majored in Economics and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Barney School of Business in 1969.

Linda Shanley MBA '04

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Linda Shanley is the Vice President, Regional Chief Information Officer at Trinity Health Of New England, whose anchor hospital is Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. She joined Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in 2012. Shanley is responsible for all activities related to information technology, infrastructure, telecommunications, and information systems.
With over 35 years of experience in healthcare, she has led teams of clinicians, IT professionals, and clinical analysts to successfully implement the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) connecting healthcare providers and organizations, and has been influential in creating innovative solutions in a challenging environment. Under her leadership Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has been awarded the highest award for EMR adoption, “Stage 7”, by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and has been named “Most Wired”.

Prior to joining Saint Francis, Shanley served as the Chief Information Officer at Stony Brook University Medical Center and as Assistant Vice President of Clinical Enterprise Systems at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

She received her undergraduate degree in medical technology from the University of Connecticut and her MBA from the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business. Shanley served on the University of Hartford Athletic Development Committee in 2013 and is currently on the Connecticut Hospital Association’s DNS board. She has been a member of the University of Hartford’s Alumni Board for the Executive MBA program. Her daughter, Lisa M. Dickison, is also a graduate of the University of Hartford, receiving a BSBA in management from the Barney School in 2007.

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