Stuart McLean
Managing Director
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25+ years of experience in the healthcare industry
Develops and implements strategies to improve competitive positioning, operating performance and financial results
Leads strategic planning and implementation initiatives, successful financial turnarounds and large-scale operational improvements
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Stuart McLean is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group in New York, where he co-heads the Hospital & Health Systems practice.

He focuses on developing market-leading strategies with a focus on implementation to drive durable improvements in competitive positioning, operating performance and financial results for a wide range of healthcare organizations. 

With more than 25 years of healthcare industry experience, Mr. McLean has led strategic planning and implementation initiatives for complex multi-mission institutions, successful financial restructurings & turnarounds, merger, acquisition and integration initiatives, and large-scale operational improvements. His clients have included integrated health systems, community hospitals, academic medical centers, and medical schools. 

Mr. McLean’s notable assignments include the development and evaluation of a range of strategic value creation options or the Board of a publicly traded multi-state hospital company, which led to the merger with another publicly traded company. Additionally, on behalf of a University Board, he led the financial and strategic repositioning of research-intensive medical school after a period of financial challenges, where he created and implemented a strategy to fully restructure the governance and financial relationship between the University, the Medical School and the primary academic medical.

Additionally, Mr. McLean led the development and implementation of a strategic cost management initiative for a large non-profit health system, focused on developing a lean and scalable shared services structure after a period of significant growth by acquisition. He also completed crisis management and merger planning for a downstate NY Health system where he developed a comprehensive strategic repositioning strategy including an Assisted Living facility and FQHC clinics and developed a comprehensive balance sheet restructuring plan in support of a full asset merger with a large financially successful health system

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. McLean served as co-founder and principal of ImPART GROUP, and served as an officer North Shore-LIJ Health System in New York, where, during his six years as Vice President, the health system grew from $500M to more than $2B in revenue. 

Mr. McLean earned a bachelor's degree in computer sciences from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a master's degree in business administration, with concentrations in strategy and finance, from the University of Michigan.