Patrick McDonald, CFP®
Senior Wealth Advisor, Director
Patrick is a Senior Wealth Advisor at MAI based out of the Irvine, California office. He joined the firm in 2020, bringing six years of industry experience. Prior to MAI, Patrick was a Financial Advisor at Goldman Sachs, where he provided comprehensive services to high-net-worth clients and Fortune 500 corporate executives. Patrick has extensive experience in managing investments, tax planning and preparation, wealth and estate transfer strategies, risk management, insurance planning, retirement planning, and cash flow analysis. Patrick earned his BS in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, Fresno. He is completing his MBA through the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. Patrick earned a Certificate in Personal Financial Planning from the University of California, Irvine and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He is an active volunteer in the non-profit Suitcase of Joy, an organization founded by his wife whose mission is to bring joy and education by delivering toys and school supplies to underserved children living in the world’s poorest conditions.