Mr. MacLean joined Verus in 1992 and is primarily responsible for managing the firm and providing investment advice to several clients. He has over 33 years of investment and consulting experience, working with all asset classes for a range of clients including corporate defined benefit plans, public institutions, multi‐employer trusts, endowments, and foundations. He chairs the firm’s management committee, as well as the investment committee, which provides strategic guidance on research initiatives and vets investment manager recommendations. He also is a majority shareholder of the firm.
Mr. MacLean often speaks at investment forums regarding the macro‐economic environment, asset allocation, risk management, alternative investments, and industry trends. He was named a 2021 Chief Investment Officer Knowledge Broker, a prestigious award of top performers in the industry, nominated by respected CIOs. Prior to joining Verus, Mr. MacLean was Vice President of Shurgard Realty Group, a real estate advisory firm, and a consultant for Arthur Andersen & Company.
Mr. MacLean currently volunteers for Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and he serves on the advisory board for the University of Washington Foster School of Business. He holds a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Darden School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA) from the University of Washington, where he served as student body president in his senior year.