Mark A. McCall
Former Executive Director of the Loan Programs Office
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Mark A. McCall was appointed by President Obama in July 2015 to serve as Executive Director of the Loan Programs Office (LPO) at the U.S. Department of Energy. Mr. McCall oversees the program’s more than $30 billion portfolio of loans and loan guarantees, making it the largest project finance organization in the U.S. government. Mr. McCall is responsible for ensuring that LPO carries out its mission to accelerate the deployment of innovative clean energy projects and domestic advanced vehicle manufacturing.
Mr. McCall brings more than two decades of financial sector experience to help lead LPO’s team in issuing commitments and closing loans to advance the Department’s all-of-the-above energy strategy. The Department has open loan guarantee solicitations for a broad range of technologies, including advanced fossil energy, renewable energy and energy efficiency, and advanced nuclear energy, as well as direct loans available for manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles and their components.
Prior to leading LPO, Mr. McCall spent seventeen years as a Managing Director and the Chief Financial Officer for Lime Rock Partners, a private equity firm focused on the energy sector. He also served as Lime Rock’s General Counsel from 1998 to 2010. Before joining Lime Rock Partners, Mr. McCall gained diverse experience in international business and finance as a Vice President at Delus Corporation, an Associate in the mergers and acquisitions group of Lehman Brothers, and as the Director of Operations for E-II Holdings in Moscow.
Mr. McCall earned a B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
LPO Announces First Ever Conditional Commitment Offer for Advanced Fossil Project
December 21, 2016
The Department offered up to $2 billion in loan guarantees for its first ever Advanced Fossil Energy Project to Lake Charles Methanol, LLC
Title XVII Application Deadlines Extended
November 29, 2016
The Department’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) has added new application deadlines for its current Title XVII loan guarantee solicitations.
Celebrating the Potential of Energy Storage Technology
October 24, 2016
Deputy Secretary Sherwood Randall announced a new LPO report “Powering New Markets: Energy Storage Poised for Growth" at Crescent Dunes
Mesquite Solar Highlights How DOE Loan Guarantees Helped Launch the Utility-Scale PV Solar Market
October 14, 2016
In 2011, LPO issued loan guarantees to the first 5 PV projects larger than 100 MW in the U.S. An additional 45 projects have since been financed
Secretary Moniz Drives Home the Importance of DOE Loans on Manufacturing Day
October 7, 2016
Watch video of Secretary Moniz recognizing LPO's contributions to U.S. manufacturing when he hit the roads of Detroit in a Ford F-150 EcoBoost
See LPO’s Portfolio in a New Way
August 10, 2016
Watch the Energy Department's Loan Programs Office (LPO) video of the large-scale energy and auto manufacturing projects in its portfolio
How Loan Guarantees Can Put a Charge in Electric Vehicles
July 20, 2016
A new supplement to the Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects loan guarantee solicitation clarifies EV charging infrastructure eligibility
Update: Financing Innovation is Preventing Emissions Now and in the Future
July 12, 2016
As of April 2016, LPO’s portfolio has prevented 30 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to taking 6.2 million cars off the road
5 Ways Electric Vehicles are Changing the World
May 18, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office (LPO) Executive Director Mark A. McCall presents five of the ways electric vehicles (EVs) can impact...Learn More