Rusty Page and Will Bishop Join Paragon Bank

Financial Industry Veterans Join Growing North Carolina-Based Bank

Charlotte, NC, February 04, 2016 --( Paragon Bank announced that two new members have joined the Client Relationship team at the bank’s Charlotte office. Rusty Page has joined the bank’s team as senior vice president and business development officer. He will work closely with the client development officers to identify potential clients and assist in bringing prospective clients into the bank. Will H. Bishop has also joined the bank’s team as senior vice president and client development officer. In his position, Bishop will cultivate new relationships with commercial banking clients helping them to achieve their financial goals and objectives.

Prior to joining Paragon Bank, Page served as head of a self-owned consulting firm in all capital markets and strategic equity marketing activities. Prior to consulting, Page was senior managing director for all non-trading activities of the NASDAQ stock markets and the senior vice president, Equity Marketing Executive for 16 years at Nations Bank. A resident of Charlotte, he has been active in the community and lends support to such nonprofit organizations as High Country United Way, Piedmont Better Business Bureau, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and the National Investor Relations Institute, to name just a few.

Bishop moved to Charlotte after graduating with a business administration degree from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. Bishop’s banking experience includes personal banker, branch manager, private banker, and most recently, business banker at PNC, where he was the recipient of the 2014 and 2015 Market All-Stars award, given to only the top four producers for the Southeastern region. Bishop lends his personal time to the Metrolina Business Council in Charlotte, where he resides with his wife, Ronni, and their children.

“We are delighted that Rusty and Will have joined our team, as they are dedicated to providing Charlotte market clients with an extraordinary banking experience,” said Phil Jurney, Charlotte Market President of Paragon Bank. “They are proven leaders in developing relationships with banking clients and providing only the highest level of client attention.”

About Paragon Bank:
Founded in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1999, Paragon Bank, with assets of $1.3 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. Paragon Commercial Corporation shares trade on the OTCQX Market under the symbol PBNC. For more information, visit
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