Officers of the University
Carl A. McLaney, MPA
Vice President for Finance & Chief Business Officer
Carl A. McLaney, MPA, is Vice President of Finance and Chief Business Officer at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU). Appointed in 2015, Mr. McLaney oversees the department/units of Finance, Human Resources, Risk Management, Campus Safety, Information Systems, Facilities, the Chief Budget and Planning Office, and the University’s real estate and business functions. Mr. McLaney has a Master’s of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy; and obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University, Department of Communication Studies.
Appointed in 2008, Mr. McLaney previously served as Deputy Director for the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Cal-Mortgage Loan Insurance Division. The Cal-Mortgage Program has a loan portfolio of approximately $1.8 billion and authority to insure up to $3 billion in loans. Mr. McLaney has a proven track record of leadership, with strong administrative skills, business and financial acumen. As Deputy Director, he has approved more than $1.5 billion in healthcare facility project financing and has overseen an increase of more than $30 million in the Program’s fund balance. Mr. McLaney has expertise in the areas of real estate finance, the development of residential and healthcare facilities, bond and credit enhancement financing, and the business operations of healthcare facilities.
Prior to Cal-Mortgage, Mr. McLaney served as Special Assistant to the Executive Director of the Century Freeway Housing Program in the greater Los Angeles area. The Housing Program added more than 8,000 units of affordable housing into Los Angeles communities. During his tenure with the Housing Program, Mr. McLaney worked on the disposition of single and multi-family housing developments, multi-family housing development financing, and the financing of special use projects.
Mr. McLaney’s community involvement and other academic accomplishments include: University of California, Davis Research & Education Advisory Board, Reducing Health Disparities; California Black Health Network, Board Member; Black Advocates In State Service, Statewide Coordinating Council President; California Civil Rights Coalition, Organizational Member; USC/Sierra Health Foundation Leadership Program, Alumnus; and USC Minority Program in Real Estate Finance & Development, Alumnus. Mr. McLaney has also served as a member of the UC Davis Medical Center Community Advisory Board and is former Co-chair to the Sacramento Valley Organizing Community.