Key Bios

Key Bios

Shane Drolet, EVP and CEO

Shane Drolet serves currently as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, and has worked full time in the family business since 1991. He acquired extensive experience in a variety of distribution and production positions with the company during that time, including Route Manager, District Manager, Production Manager, and most recently served for 4 years as Plant Manager. He became the EVP in 2007, and added CEO to his resume in 2011.

Shane Drolet
EVP and CEO

Phone: 800.582.7209
Email: SDrolet@generallinen.com

Chris DeSaulnier, VP and COO

Chris joined General Linen in 2011 as Plant Manager, was subsequently promoted to General Manager in 2012, and currently serves as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He brings a wealth of management experience with him to the company, including over 17 years in the automotive manufacturing field in a variety of roles, most recently as General Manager & Director of International Manufacturing. In his current role as VP and COO, Chris works directly with the department managers to achieve company goals and maximize customer satisfaction and retention.

Chris DeSaulnier
VP and COO
Phone: 800.582.7209
Email: CDeSaulnier@generallinen.com

Ed Boucher, Service Manager Northern Region

Ed has been employed with General Linen Service for over 30 years, starting as a Route Manager, then a District Manager, and currently serves as the Service Manager for the Northern Region. Ed has worked with the company through 4 acquisitions, proudly maintaining the customer base and improving the quality of service. He has worked with and helped develop many of our current Route and District Managers through training and mentoring opportunities and is also a member of the safety committee, providing employees with new tools and tips to work in a safe environment. Ed prides himself on providing our customers with the best products and service possible. He enjoys building and maintaining strong relationships with customers throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Ed Boucher
Service Manager, Northern Region
Phone: 800.582.7209 ext. 267
Cell:603-834-2096
Email: EBoucher@generallinen.com

Steve Marcq, Director of Business Development

Steve Marcq has worked for General Linen Service for over 25 years, starting as production manager and learning the business from the ground up. Steve then became a District Service Manager in the Manchester service center, and played a key role in more than doubling the customer base over the next 6 years, and eventually was promoted to Service Manager and then Sales Manager for the company. Steve is currently the Director of Business Development, and works closely with the sales team to secure new strategic and corporate multi-site account business, as well as serving as the corporate POC (point of contact) for many existing accounts.

Steve Marcq
Director of Business Development
Phone: 800.582.7209 ext. 266
Cell: 603-834-2629
Email: smarcq@generallinen.com

John Carnevale, Regional Sales Manager

John was hired as Sales Manager in December 2011. Since that time the sales team has responded with double digit growth. John started in the Industry 17 years ago as a Service Driver for Cintas. John quickly moved up the ranks to become the top Service Driver in the region. John was promoted to Sales Representative in January of 2001. After earning three President’s Clubs awards as a sales rep John was promoted to Sales Manager. As Sales Manager John earned two more President’s Clubs while twice being named “Sales Manager of the Year”. In 2008 John accepted a Sales Manager Position at the Unifirst Corporation. While at Unifirst John’s success continued, consistently being near the top of the sales manager rankings. John‘s motto has always been “If you’re not Growing…..You’re Dying” John has three children and is an avid poker player.

John Carnevale
Regional Sales Manager

Phone: 800.582.7209 ext. 210

Cell: 603-969-4842
Email: JCarnevale@generallinen.com

MaryJane Morgan, Corporate Training and Auditing Manager

“MJ” is a twenty six year veteran of the linen industry, and has served in various roles with General Linen including Branch Manager, Sales Manager, and District Manager. As Corporate Trainer, MJ thoroughly enjoys the challenges of successfully onboarding new employees in sales, service, administration and production positions throughout the company. MJ takes pride in her “hands on” approach to employee training and development, and works closely with the management team to develop, design, administer and audit the training program for new hires. MJ brings a passion to serve to her position, mentoring both new hires and established managers, always with an emphasis on “good old fashioned customer service” training and a strong focused attention on exceeding the customer’s needs. Other interests include mentoring, volunteering in the local homeless shelter, short term missions trips and outdoor sports such as bicycling, fishing and kayaking. MJ continues to reside in the greater Seacoast area with her husband of 21 years and two Jack Russell terriers, “Yoda and JJ”.

MaryJane Morgan
Corporate Training and Auditing Manager
Phone: 800.582.7209 ext. 225
Email: MJMorgan@generallinen.com

Kevin Vesey, Branch Manager Manchester

Kevin has been with GLS for almost 8 years. He is a warm and friendly experienced manager from the Pest Control and Micro Tool industry. Customer commitment and customer relations are proud strengths that Kevin brings to General Linen Service. Kevin started as a Route Manager, then a District Manager and now has been promoted to Branch Manager. Kevin is married and they will be celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary this year. Together they have two sons. In addition, he is an avid Boston sports fan and enjoys fishing, hiking and cooking. Kevin’s hobby is sports collectibles focused on Boston teams, consisting of vintage cards and magazines.

Kevin Vesey
Branch Manager
 Manchester
Phone: 800.582.7209 ext. 315
Cell: 603-969-4859
KVesey@generallinen.com

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