About the Alert1 Staff: Meet Shayne Fitz-Coy

Shayne Fitz-Coy

Shayne Fitz-Coy joined Alert1 Medical Alert Systems in 2013. He focuses on the growth and corporate strategy of the company. An entrepreneur by nature, Shayne loves building stars, developing teams and leading change.

Shayne earned his Master’s in business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a degree in Psychology, cum laude from Harvard University.

Prior to Alert1, Shayne was Director, Business Development + Strategy at Rhythm a mobile video advertising network (acquired by Blinkx in 2013 for $65 million). He started his career at Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a business to business services company based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Shayne enjoys powerlifting, spinning, chocolate chip cookies, abhors the Oxford comma, knows the difference between “to hone” and “to home”, and is reading William Manchester’s Winston Churchill tome. He drives a 2000 Ford Explorer with 175,000 miles on it. He thinks Kanye West is a genre of music.

Mr. Fitz-Coy loves the New England Patriots and Auburn Tigers. His favorite excel function is sumproduct. His favorite thing about Alert1 is the opportunity to make aging in place available to all Americans.

He is from Salisbury, Maryland and now lives in Palo Alto, California with his family.


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