Raleigh, NC, March 19, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Penn Shore, president of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle, has announced that the club has named Paragon Commercial Bank as a charter member. As a charter member, Paragon Commercial Bank will have a select seat on the Charter Member Committee, which controls the recommendation and invitation process for future club members, as well as host a speaker on site and provide refreshments for club members from 5:30-7:30 p.m. one Thursday prior to the monthly Friday morning breakfast event. The club, a chapter of Breakfast Club America, is a membership-driven business organization designed to help its members build business relationships through networking events and held its kickoff event on Nov. 3 at the RBC Center’s Arena Club.
“We welcome Paragon as a charter member of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle,” said Shore. “With its reputation as the ‘bank for business,’ it is an appropriate fit for our club’s mission to build business relationships.”
About Paragon Commercial Bank:
Paragon Commercial Bank was established in May 1999. With offices in Raleigh, N.C., Richmond, Va., and Charlotte, N.C., Paragon exclusively services the financial needs of small- to medium-sized companies and their owners with assets ranging from $5 million to $70 million. As commercial bank specialists, Paragon concentrates its efforts on serving the financial needs of four broadly defined markets: operating companies with sales of $5 million or greater; commercial income real estate; construction lending and acquisition and development; and professional practices and high net worth individuals. For more information, visit the Web site at http://www.paragoncommercial.com.
About The Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle:
The Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle is a chapter of Breakfast Club America, a national membership-driven business organization. With each member being exclusive in his or her business category, the business club puts members together in a variety of environments where they generate revenue and build business relationships with each other and their customers. Club services include business development events, Internet marketing, online training and monthly breakfast meetings featuring a high profile sports or business personality as the guest speaker. Participation in all events is limited to Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle members and their invited guests. The Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle is sponsored by the Carolina Condrey Group of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, which is one of over 90 network offices within the Northwestern Mutual system across the country, serving clients throughout eastern North Carolina. The office is based in Raleigh, NC and led by R. Michael Condrey, CLU, ChFC, CFP, managing partner. Northwestern Mutual Financial Network is the marketing name for the sales and distribution arm of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI (Northwestern Mutual). For more information on the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle, contact Penn Shore at (919) 612-9458 or visit their Web site at http://breakfastclubamerica.com.
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