Paragon Bank Names Scott V. Williams Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing

20-Year Marketing Veteran Leads Communications Strategies for North Carolina-Based Bank

Raleigh, NC, October 09, 2013 --( Paragon Bank, North Carolina’s first business-only bank, has announced that Scott V. Williams has joined Paragon’s team as senior vice president and director of marketing. Williams’ day-to-day responsibilities include building Paragon’s brand through integrated sales, communications and marketing strategies that support the bank’s strategic goals.

Williams has more than 20 years of bank marketing leadership experience at community banks in the Carolinas, Florida and Texas. He is a lifetime member of the American Bankers Association (ABA) Marketing Network and currently serves on the editorial advisory board of the ABA’s Bank Marketing magazine.

Williams earned his bachelor’s degree at Clemson University and is a graduate of the ABA School of Bank Marketing. He also holds the Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) designation. Williams currently resides in Apex, N.C. with his wife Sue and has two grown children in the area.

“Scott’s experience in personally guiding marketing strategies for banks will be an asset to the Paragon Bank team,” said Bob Hatley, Paragon Bank president and CEO. “His knack for problem-solving and creative marketing solutions will help to better define and grow the Paragon Bank brand.”

About Paragon Bank:
Founded in Raleigh, N.C., in 1999, Paragon Bank was North Carolina’s first business-only bank. Paragon Bank provides banking products and services tailored 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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