Scott MacDonald is a Managing Director and Senior Financial Advisor. Mr. MacDonald also is a Senior Portfolio Manager. He has been with Merrill Lynch over 30 years. Mr. MacDonald has been featured in a variety of publications on serving clients with disabilities, including the San Francisco Chronicle, New York Times, Oakland Tribune, The Street.Com, AdvisorOne and a cover story in On Wall Street Magazine. He has been a consulting author and editor of attorney training manuals related to Special Needs Trusts. He has lectured extensively for various Bar and Consumer Attorney Associations, the Special Needs Alliance, the National Guardianship Association and the Professional Fiduciary Association of California.
Mr. MacDonald created The Special Needs Team, a group of Financial Advisors across California who leverage specialized training in the field of disability planning and prudent probate investing. We focus on improving the financial well-being of individuals of special need regardless of their age or disability.