Paragon Bank Promotes Sally A. Neuman to Senior Vice President

Banking Industry Professional with 42 Years Experience to Grow Paragon’s Private Banking Operations

Raleigh, NC, December 25, 2013 --( Paragon Bank, has announced that business development officer Sally A. Neuman has been promoted to senior vice president. In addition to maintaining her prior role, Neuman is responsible for overseeing business development, generating new opportunities for Paragon, as well as helping to expand the bank’s client base.

Neuman, who joined Paragon in 2012, boasts more than 40 years of financial industry experience. Prior to joining Paragon, she served as a business development officer for Crescent State Bank beginning in 2006. She started her career as a part-time teller with Wachovia in 1972 before serving as a branch manager for United Carolina Bank, as well as a small business lender for SouthTrust / Wachovia. Neuman attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Originally from Illinois, she resides in Raleigh.

“With her years of experience and expansive skill set, Sally is an incredibly valuable asset to our bank,” said Brian Reid, Paragon Bank Raleigh market president. “Her efforts are central to not only the overall success of Paragon, but to the professional development of our team members as well.”

About Paragon Bank:
Founded in Raleigh, N.C., in 1999, Paragon Bank serves businesses, as well as professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and other individuals seeking a high-touch private banking approach. With a commitment to providing extraordinary service to clients, Paragon Bank focuses on its three pillar approach to client relationships: Be prepared. Be present. Be proactive. Headquartered in Raleigh, the bank expanded to open a location in Charlotte, N.C. in 2006. For more information, visit
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