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Joe McLean

Chief Growth and Innovation Officer, Senior Managing Director

San Ramon, CA

Joe McLean is the Chief Growth and Innovation Officer and Senior Managing Director of MAI Capital Management, providing planning and investment advisory services to professional athletes, entertainers, and entrepreneurs. Prior to joining MAI in 2022, Joe was Managing Partner of Intersect Capital.


His clients include Academy Award winners, NFL and NBA World Champions, MLB All-Stars, and notable PGA golfers. Known as The Money Whisperer in NBA circles, McLean has played a leading role in high-profile deals including one of the largest shoe contracts in the NBA, the creation and launch of Slow Grind Media, and the establishment of leading wine brand Diamond & Key.


Community Involvement


Joe serves on the board of trustees for the Special Olympics of Northern California, the Thompson Family Foundation, and the Gordon Family Giving Foundation.