Frank deVayManaging Director

Mr. deVay is a Managing Director of the Mergers & Acquisitions group of Chaffe & Associates, Inc., with emphasis in services to privately held companies.  He has more than 20 years’ experience in the structuring and negotiation of transactions, the valuation of small and mid-sized companies, and the development and execution of competitive processes for the sale or purchase of businesses.

Prior to joining Chaffe in 2000, Mr. deVay began his career as a Cost Manager with Martin Marietta Manned Space Systems in New Orleans which eventually lead him to become Chief Financial Officer for ProComp, Process Technologies, and Premier Industries.  He left the corporate world to enter into the investment banking industry in 1999.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Loyola University New Orleans
Credentials & Licenses:
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Registered Representative
  • Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses
Professional Organizations:
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Louisiana Chapter, President Elect
Community Organizations:
  • Lakeview Shepherd Center, Past Treasurer and Board Member