Board of Directors

“Each member of our Board of Directors has achieved great successes and made significant impacts in their respective careers. These experts help to guide us as we continue to reach the next level of excellence.”

– Malcolm McLaren, PE, SECB, Founder

Our Board comprises recognized leaders from various disciplines and areas of expertise. Each member brings a unique blend of experience, insight and leadership to help us achieve our vision and goals.

Roger Neuenschwander, FAIA

Former President/Board Chairman TVS DESIGN

As former president and board chairman of TVS DESIGN, Roger Neuenschwander grew the international design firm to $75M in annual billings and aggregate construction values of $25B.  He helped to establish an ESOP and guided its success over many years, motivating 300+ staff to drive the firm’s financial performance through employee ownership. Neuenschwander invested 40 years building and refining business models to support the pursuit of design excellence through economic and employment stability.


Dennis Hejlik

Lieutenant General, USMC (Retired)

Lieutenant General Dennis J. Hejlik, USMC was the commanding general of the United States Marine Corps Forces, Europe and United States Marine Corps Forces Command. Throughout his commissioned career, Hejlik has held command at platoon, company, battalion and brigade levels. He served in Vietnam, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom, but he is perhaps best known for being the first commander of Marine Corps Special Operations Command.


Kenneth E. Arnold, PE

Founder and  Former CEO of Paragon Engineering Services

Kenneth E. Arnold is the founder of Paragon Engineering Services, an oil and gas project management and engineering services firm, which was sold to AMEC in 2005. He has over 55 years of experience in facilities engineering design and project management, having worked on both onshore and offshore projects in many areas of the world. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Construction. Ken serves as a senior technical advisor to Worley and to Oxy Oil and Gas.


Jay W. Carter

Former President of Lucent’s AT&T Customer Business Unit

A key business development and planning strategist, Jay Carter led the sales team for Lucent Technologies mobility sales in North America with annual multi-billion dollar quotas. He also led major sales teams as President of the AT&T customer business unit and President Asia Pacific region based in Hong Kong.  Throughout his career, Carter helped develop, refine and implement successful sales initiatives by focusing on customer relationships, market trends and growth opportunities.

The passion, creativity and determination of our talented staff make McLaren Engineering Group one of the top engineering firms in the country. Find out more about our Leadership Team.