February 22nd, 2013
Alan Owens will join New London Hospital (NLH) in March as the Director of Facilities. He will be responsible for directing the operational activities of the Facilities and Environmental Services Departments while ensuring that quality and compliance standards are met. Prior to NLH Owens was the Director of Facilities at Valley Regional Hospital for 8 years during which he oversaw the planning, design and construction of their $25 million renovation and addition. He was also responsible for Valley Regional's survey readiness for their Joint Commission and CMS surveys.
Ken Bakke of Spofford, NH has joined New London Hospital as a Project Manager and will be responsible for coordinating the construction and renovation projects at Newport Health Center as well as the renovation projects at New London Hospital. Bakke brings 39 years of project management and field experience to NLH. He has been the Project Manager and Owner's Representative on more than $125 million in hospital construction projects and most recently managed multiple renovation and major expansion projects for Catholic Medical Center (CMC) in Manchester. Prior to CMC, Ken was the president and owner of a retail and office construction company for 17 years, building facilities throughout the U.S.