Mr. McLaney currently serves as Vice President of Administration and Infrastructure at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU). Appointed in 2020, V.P. McLaney is responsible for executive management of major construction projects on the CDU campus. He has overseen the completion of approximately $25 million in improvement and expansion projects, which include the development of the approximately 1-acre Grand Entrance project; the 10,000-square-foot Avis and Mark Ridley Thomas Wellness Center; the 10,000-square-foot creation (renovation project) of the CDU Student Center building, the state of the art classroom and program space renovations that include the Drew Medical Education teaching program; the Physician Assistant teaching program; the Drew Cares research program; and real property acquisitions. In addition, there is more than an additional $400 million in the development pipeline that will be developed over multiple years, which includes the 4-story, 60,000-square-foot Health Profession Education building that will be the headquarters for the Drew Medical Education Program and the 12.8-acre, eight projects, development of the CDU Wellness and Education Campus project.
CDU initially appointed V.P. McLaney to serve as Vice President of Finance and Chief Business Officer in 2015. In this role, V.P. McLaney oversaw the operations of the departments of Finance; Human Resources; Risk Management; Campus Safety; Information Technology; Facilities, the Chief Budget/Planning Officer, and in addition all real estate transactions and business activities.
From 2008 to 2015, Mr. McLaney served as Deputy Director for the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (currently the Department of Health Care Access and Information), the $3 billion Cal-Mortgage Loan Insurance Program (Cal-Mortgage). During his role as Deputy Director, Cal-Mortgage insured more than $1.5 billion in loans to numerous non-profit healthcare facilities; insured an average of $250 million in loans annually; generated an average of $20 million in annual revenue; administered the effective resolution of $175 million in portfolio problem loans and bankruptcies; reduced the portfolio liability by $41 million; and increased the cash fund balance by more than $35 million.
Cal-Mortgage hired Mr. McLaney as a Financing Analyst in 1995 and promoted him to Managing Finance Supervisor in 2002. During his tenure with Cal-Mortgage, Mr. McLaney worked to achieve loan approvals of approximately $1.9 billion in financing for healthcare facility projects to assist non-profit healthcare entities primarily in underserved and rural communities throughout California.
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 affordable housing units to Los Angeles communities. During his tenure with the Housing Program, Mr. McLaney performed various administrative roles including public relations, loan committee administration, policy formulation, evaluation of legislation, prepared responses to Legislature and Governor’s Office inquiries, external communications, and media events. In addition, he worked on special projects that included disposition of single and multi-family housing developments, multi-family housing project development financing, and the financing of special-use projects.
University of Southern California
Sol Price School of Public Policy
Master of Public Administration
San Francisco State University
Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies