Shawn W. Cloonan

Chief Operating Officer,Executive Vice President, Texas Medical Center


Shawn W. Cloonan serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Texas Medical Center. In his role, he is responsible for all operations, planning and development as well as oversight of legal aspects of the corporation including compliance with the TMC covenants. Prior to his current role, Cloonan was Texas Medical Center’s Executive Vice President, Planning & Development, General Counsel.

Before joining the organization in 2013, Cloonan was a public finance lawyer representing health care, governmental and higher education clients for Vinson & Elkins LLP and Bracewell LLP.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts – Magna Cum Laude in government from the University of Texas at Austin and earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence with Honors from The University of Texas School of Law. He is on the board of directors of the Housing Corporation of Greater Houston, a member of the Community Investment Committee of the United Way of Greater Houston, and an associate member of the First Tee of Greater Houston and Houston Junior Golf Association. In 2013, Cloonan was honored to receive the Houston Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award.