Meet the Team

Kyle DePaolo

Co-Founder / Principal
Education: UCLA  

Kyle is the Co-Founder of DePaolo & May Strategic Wealth. Kyle’s entire professional career has been focused in the financial industry. After graduating from UCLA in 2009 with an economics degree, he spent more than a decade with Mitchell Anthony Capital Management, a boutique investment firm in Irvine, CA with $300 million under management. There, after several years progressing through the firm, he worked as a senior member of the investment team actively managing strategies for clients.

Kyle was born and raised in Orange County, CA, where he currently resides with his wife and four children in Ladera Ranch. Outside of helping clients manage their investments and finances, Kyle enjoys spending time with his family, surfing, and enjoying all that the Southern California lifestyle has to offer.

Professional Memberships & Affiliations:


Member, Fee-Only Network


Member, NAPFA


Member, XY Planning Network

Dane May

Co-Founder / Principal
Education: Purdue University  

Dane is the Co-Founder of DePaolo & May Strategic Wealth. After graduating from Purdue University, he spent 10 years in New York City working at Bank of America / Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan Chase. He later made his way out to the west coast where he joined Mitchell Anthony Capital Management, a boutique investment firm in Irvine, CA. There he helped build active investment strategies to beat benchmarks and manage risk.

Dane currently lives in Aliso Viejo, CA with his wife, son and big bernedoodle. When not working, Dane enjoys hitting the beach with his family and going to sporting events to cheer on his teams.

Professional Memberships & Affiliations:


Member, Fee-Only Network

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