Paragon Appoints Halberg as Wealth Advisor of Wealth Solutions Team

Atlanta, GA, January 05, 2016 --( Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) has announced Martin Halberg as Wealth Management Advisor of its Wealth Solutions team. Halberg reports to Mike Edwards, President and Chief Operating Officer at Paragon Bank, and Charles Yorke, President of the Paragon Small Business Capital Group, and will be based in Atlanta.

"With Martin's extensive background in the financial industry and his enthusiasm for joining the Paragon team, we knew he would be a great fit," said Edwards. "Having almost 20 years' experience in investment and insurance business, he is able to seamlessly assist in meeting the insurance requirements of our lending portfolio, along with the other wealth needs of our small business customers."

As Wealth Advisor, Halberg is responsible for client wealth management, facilitating the placement of insurance coverage for Small Business Association clients, and developing relationships with those clients to meet their needs as their businesses grow and prosper. In addition to working with Paragon, Halberg owns a wealth management practice in the Atlanta area.

Halberg has worked in the securities and insurance business since 1996 and has been a Certified Financial Planner since 2000. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Director of Store Operations at Honey Baked Ham Company of Georgia, and earned his Bachelor of Science in behavioral management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Additionally, Halberg is a board member of A Time to Build, a nonprofit that raises funds for orphanages and churches in third-world countries. In 2009, he received the National Financial Group’s William C. Hartman Award for outstanding service to others outside the financial services industry.

About Paragon Bank
Since its founding in 2005, Paragon Bank has maintained a solid focus on the community and customer service. For 10 years now, Paragon has delivered innovative products and financial expertise, convenience, and a deep understanding of what both businesses and individuals need from a bank, in order to provide solutions that make a difference. In the areas of business or personal banking, lending options or wealth management, Paragon delivers cutting edge technology, an experienced team and the most service-oriented staff of any community bank.

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