Scott McLean is the executive director for Spectrum Health Ventures. His responsibilities include development of syndicate partners; investment review, due diligence, valuation and structuring; communication and coordination with the SHV advisory board; portfolio governance; and providing financial updates to Spectrum Health’s executive team. He also maintains relations with the portfolio’s investments and syndicate partners.
Scott has a diverse background in corporate finance and private equity investing along with substantial entrepreneurial experience having started and operated a number of companies. Most recently Scott was a partner in NH Learning Solutions, Livonia, Mich., one of the country’s largest providers of IT certification training. As COO, he led the company through substantial growth both organically and through a series of acquisitions, nearly doubling the size of the organization. As chief school administrator he restructured the consumer education division and developed significant new revenue streams in addition to putting the school on track for national accreditation. Prior to that, Scott was involved with investments in ThinkWise, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Revue Media, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Best Source Publishing, Grand Rapids, Mich. and Denver, Colo.; and Falding Capital Group, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Scott began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Andersen following graduation from Michigan State University. Outside of SHV, Scott is a board member for NH Learning Solutions, ThinkWise, The Employers Association and West Michigan Works.
Scott Lancaster, MD, MBA, is the clinical director and a general partner with Spectrum Health Ventures. He joined the team in June 2017.
In the current health care business and economic climate, successful organizations have to be cognizant of disruptive threats that place the core business at risk and act on both short-term and long-range investment opportunities to counteract these forces. In his position at SHV, Scott discovers and investigates such opportunities for Spectrum Health. With his years of clinical practice experience and business acumen, he helps the system identify potential strategic fits and also works extensively with clinical teams on due diligence.
Scott practiced radiology for 18 years in Grand Rapids and held various roles as an officer and director of Advanced Radiology Services, the leading radiology physician specialty group in West Michigan. He earned an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Scott received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He completed his Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Henry Ford Hospital and then completed his Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Lancaster is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.