Paragon Bank Names Ryan Borst Senior Vice President and Client Development Officer

Local Bank Adds 15-Year Industry Veteran to Manage Commercial and Personal Banking for Clients.

Charlotte, NC, April 04, 2013 --( Paragon Bank ( has announced that Ryan Borst has been named senior vice president and client development officer for the bank. In this position, Borst manages clients’ commercial and personal banking needs. Borst’s other responsibilities include meeting with prospects, business owners and centers of influence to discuss Paragon’s services as well as attending networking events to promote the Paragon brand.

Prior to joining Paragon Bank, Borst spent 15 years in financial services including commercial banking, private banking and brokerage, as well as working with private equity and venture capital funds. Borst graduated from the University of Virginia in 1997. Originally from Newport News, Va., Borst resides in Charlotte with his wife and two children.

“We are excited to name Ryan senior vice president and client development officer,” said Phil Jurney, Paragon Bank Charlotte market president. “He has an extensive background in commercial and personal banking, and will help our team assist clients with the utmost customer service.”

About Paragon Bank:
Founded in Raleigh, N.C., in 1999, Paragon Bank is North Carolina’s first business-only bank. Paragon Bank provides banking products and services tailored exclusively to the needs of middle-market companies with revenues from $5 million to $75 million, their executives and high net worth individuals. The bank’s business focus includes operating companies in a wide range of categories, professional firms and nonprofit organizations. Headquartered in Raleigh, the bank expanded to open a location in Charlotte, N.C., in 2006. For more information, visit

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Jake Potter
MMI Public Relations
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