Paragon Bank Names Patsy Johnson City Executive for New Cary Office

28-Year Banking Veteran Will Focus on Private Banking Services for New Office Opening in September 2014.

Raleigh, NC, July 17, 2014 --( Paragon Bank has announced Patsy Johnson as the city executive for the bank’s new office in Cary, North Carolina, opening in September 2014 and located at 5000 Valley Stone Drive, Suite 110. In her role, Johnson will lead Paragon’s effort to grow and develop new private banking and business relationships with the assistance of talented bankers and support personnel. The Cary office will allow Paragon to provide existing and new clients greater accessibly in performing daily transactions and more in-depth access.

Johnson offers a strong history of experience and insight. Previously, she served for 18 years as a lender of mortgages, commercial loans and retail loans at BB&T and as vice president at Patriot State Bank. Johnson first joined the Paragon team in 2013 as senior vice president and client development officer for the Raleigh office. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her master’s degree in education from N.C. State. Active in her community, she volunteers with the Cary Community Foundation, Cary Visual Arts, Inc., First United Methodist Church of Cary, the Cary Chamber of Commerce and the Cary Family YMCA. Johnson is also a former member of the Wake County Board of Realtors and the Triangle Mortgage Lenders Association. She resides in Cary with her husband, Howard.

“We are confident that Patsy’s dedication to industry and community leadership will enhance the recognition of Paragon’s extraordinary client experience in the Cary market,” said Brian Reid, triangle market president of Paragon Bank. “She maintains in-depth experience in building and developing relationships with private banking clients and provides an extraordinary client experience.”

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Founded in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1999, Paragon Bank, with assets of $1.1 billion, provides an extraordinary private banking experience to businesses, professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and other individuals. Paragon’s commitment to an extraordinary client experience is built on the philosophy that clients deserve well prepared bankers who are present and fully available, and proactive about helping clients achieve their goals. Banking services are provided through highly responsive professionals, an extensive courier service, online and mobile technologies, free worldwide ATM access, and a select number of strategically placed offices in Raleigh, Charlotte and Cary, North Carolina. For more information, visit
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