Lynn Martin ’98 to Receive 2021 De La Salle Medal

Martin is the youngest alumna to receive the De La Salle Medal in the event’s history.

Lynn Martin portrait photoLynn Martin ’98 will be the guest of honor at Manhattan College’s annual De La Salle Medal Dinner at The Pierre on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Martin is president of fixed income and data services at Intercontinental Exchange Inc., a leading provider of market data solutions.

The De La Salle Dinner raises essential, unrestricted income, the most critical form of funding for the College. Donations from this event are applied to a multitude of needs, particularly student scholarships and financial aid, making a Manhattan College education accessible for more students.

Established by Manhattan College in 1951 in honor of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and patron saint of teachers, the College’s board of trustees has viewed the dinner as an opportunity to honor executives who exemplify the principles of excellence and corporate leadership.

Martin is responsible for managing ICE’s global data and fixed income businesses including the ICE Bonds execution venues and pricing and analytics, reference data, indices, desktop solutions, consolidated feeds and connectivity services that cover all major asset classes.

Martin previously served as president of ICE Data Services and chief operating officer of ICE Clear U.S. Prior to ICE’s acquisition of NYSE Euronext in 2013, Martin served in a number of leadership roles, including chief executive officer of NYSE Liffe U.S. and CEO of New York Portfolio Clearing. 

She began her career at IBM in their Global Services organization where she served a variety of functions, predominantly as a project manager within the financial services practice.

Martin holds a B.S. in computer science from Manhattan College and an M.A. in statistics from Columbia University. She serves on the Manhattan College Board of Trustees as well as the Advisory Board of the School of Science and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.

Martin is the first graduate from the 1990s to receive the De La Salle Medal and is the youngest alumna recipient of the award.

Donation information for this event is located at https://manhattan.edu/dlsdinner.

For more information, please contact Kristen Farrell, director of institutional giving and special programs, at (718) 862-7431 or kfarrell02@manhattan.edu.

By Pete McHugh