Debra Mele-Blanchard

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Deb Mele-Blanchard is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management.  Deb joined U.S. Trust in 2018 and has more than 25 years of financial services experience supporting needs of high net worth individuals and their families, as well as charitable organizations.   Deb and her team leverage the extensive resources of U.S. Trust in order to provide guidance in the areas of investment management, customized credit, trust and estate planning services, as well as wealth transfer strategies to clients.  In additional to wealth management, her experience includes owning many businesses throughout her career and understanding business structures, sales and acquisitions.

Deb is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Las Vegas almost 20 years ago and considers Las Vegas home.  An active supporter of philanthropy,  she currently serves as 1st Vice Chair of Opportunity Village. 

Our Team

Our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personal experience.

Note: These team members are a shared resource, involved in your wealth management plan as appropriate and are subject to change

Cheryl Belzer

Private Client Manager


Walter (Walt) Geiger

Portfolio Manager


Allison Mayo

Senior Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Alfredo Smith


Let's Have A Conversation

We take the time to listen and learn about you and your family before creating strategies that aim to meet your needs, goals and best interests now and in the future


You don’t define your wealth by numbers alone, but also by the opportunities it provides. For more than 200 years, U.S. Trust has helped clients navigate the complex challenges of managing significant wealth. We draw on U.S. Trust’s personalized approach and private banking services, as well as the resources of Bank of America Corporation, to help individuals and families, businesses, and institutions achieve their financial objectives. Whether you’re looking to preserve and share wealth, build philanthropic legacies or plan for future growth, our commitment is to make your goals our priority.

At U.S. Trust, we take pride in our history and in serving our clients’ best interests. We also value the continual pursuit of innovation in a constantly transforming world. We apply this perspective to help our clients anticipate and respond to evolving markets, changing environments and the growing complexities of the financial landscape. Mindful of the past, our focus is on providing today’s clients with disciplined financial strategies and a bridge across generations.