Paragon Bank Names Salley Griffith Vice President Client Development Officer

15-Year Industry Veteran Leads Relationship Strategies and for North Carolina-Based Bank

Charlotte, NC, November 20, 2013 --( Paragon Bank has announced that Salley Griffith has joined as vice president and client development officer. In her position, Griffith will be responsible for providing high quality service to clients, as well as ensuring their financial goals and objectives are being met through their fiduciary relationships. In addition, she will assist with new business development and marketing strategies for Paragon Private to carry out the bank’s strategic mission and vision.

Griffith boasts more than six years of bank leadership experience at Wells Fargo Bank and spent an additional eight years as a relationship manager/private banking officer at Centura Private Bank where she was awarded to their Peak Performers Club in 2000. She holds investment and insurance licenses and is a licensed real estate broker.

Griffith earned her bachelor’s degree at Randolph-Macon Women’s College in Lynchburg, Va. She resides in Charlotte, N.C.

“Salley’s experience in the banking industry and her background with managing premier household portfolios will be an asset to the clients we serve,” said Phil Jurney, Paragon Bank Charlotte market president. “The broad base of services Salley is well versed in will also help in strengthening our team at Paragon Bank and ensuring that we continue to provide only the highest level of service throughout our industry.”

About Paragon Bank:
Founded in Raleigh, N.C., in 1999, Paragon Bank began as 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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