Deven Mays

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Deven Mays is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Walnut Creek, California. Deven works closely with high-net-worth individuals and families, helping them simplify and resolve complex financial issues, capitalize on opportunities, and enact a more purposeful and coordinated approach to their wealth. He has particular depth catering to the needs of real estate developers and private equity investors, drawing on more than two decades of experience in commercial real estate, customized lending, and cash-flow optimization.

Deven leads a team of in-house specialists, who work in concert to uncover possible efficiencies across multiple aspects of client wealth. Closely attuned to the unique circumstances and dynamics of each relationship, Deven connects clients to the capabilities that align with their distinctive needs, from portfolio management and wealth strategy, to aircraft and art lending. His background in customized credit allows him to facilitate tailored lending opportunities, including short-term and long-term mortgage financing, as well as construction loans. Throughout each relationship, Deven offers creativity and resilience in tackling problems and unwinding the intricate intersection of a client’s personal and professional wealth.

Deven has worked in financial services since 1998. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), he was a Senior Relationship Manager and Lender with City National Bank and Wells Fargo. His career also includes tenures with other established banks and lending institutions in California. He earned his B.S. in Finance and Economics from California State University at San Jose.

Deven is the father of four beautiful girls and has been active in the community, serving as a volunteer soccer coach with Orinda Youth Association. He is also a former board member of the Traffic Safety Advisory Committee for the City of Orinda.


  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
  • USC Marhsall School of Business


  • California State University - San Jose


  • English

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