Paragon Bank Names Bryan Pennington Senior Vice President, Client Development Officer

25-Year Financial Industry Veteran Joins Growing North Carolina-Based Bank.

Raleigh, NC, October 18, 2014 --( Paragon Bank announces that Bryan Pennington has joined the bank’s team as senior vice president and client development officer. In his new position, Pennington will be responsible for cultivating new relationships with private and commercial banking clients helping them to achieve their financial goals and objectives.

Prior to joining Paragon Bank, Pennington served as a commercial relationship manager for CapStone Bank. Over the course of his 25-year career, Pennington achieved recognition for reaching numerous goals and worked to promote internal bank initiatives including loan, deposit and ancillary service sales. Pennington’s long-term success stems from his fundamental understanding of serving the needs of clients first.

Pennington earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Active in the community, he serves as a volunteer for numerous clubs and organizations in the greater Triangle area. A Raleigh native, he resides in the city with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children.

“Bryan’s depth of experience and first-hand expertise in the Triangle market is a testimony to our commitment to serve clients with experienced bankers,” says Brian K. Reid, Triangle market president. “Bryan’s passion and commitment to the community will lend further support to the bank as we continue to embed ourselves in building a strong presence in the communities we serve.”

About Paragon Bank:
Founded in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1999, Paragon Bank, with assets of $1.1 billion, provides a 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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