B. Deems May, Jr.

Senior Business Development Advisor, Director

Work Experience

  • Joined the firm in 2021 following the acquisition of Queens Oak Advisors, where he served in a similar role since 2009
  • Brings more than 20 years of advisory experience to MAI and is focused on business development
  • Prior to Queens Oak, served as Senior Vice President Morgan Keegan & Company
  • Played in the NFL for eight years with the San Diego Charges and Seattle Seahawks and served as a team representative to the NFL Player’s Union


Life Outside of MAI 

  • President of the Deems May Foundation, which benefits charities near his hometown of Lexington, N.C
  • Board of Directors for 9 years at the Roof Above, a men’s shelter in Charlotte and the Myers Park United Methodist Local Outreach Committee



  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA in Political Science