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B. Deems May, Jr.

Director of Business Development, Director

Charlotte, NC

Deems is the Director of Business Development in MAI’s Charlotte office. He joined the firm in 2021 following the acquisition of Queens Oak Advisors, where he served in a similar role since 2009. Deems brings more than 20 years of advisory experience to MAI and is focused on business development for individual investors. 

Prior to Queens Oak, he served as Senior Vice President Morgan Keegan & Company.   Deems played in the NFL for eight years with the San Diego Chargers and Seattle Seahawks and served as a team representative to the NFL Player’s Union.

Deems earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds his Series 66 license and Life & Health Insurance licenses. Deems is President of The Deems May Foundation, which benefits charities near his hometown of Lexington, N.C.  He also is on the Board of Directors at the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte and the Myers Park United Methodist Local Outreach Committee.