Paragon Bank Names John Graham Senior Vice President, Client Development Officer

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

Charlotte, NC, March 04, 2016 --( Paragon Bank announced that John Graham has joined the Client Development team at the bank’s Charlotte office. In his position as senior vice president and client development officer, Graham will cultivate new relationships with commercial banking clients, helping them to achieve their financial goals and objectives.

Prior to joining Paragon Bank, Graham served at SunTrust Bank and Wachovia Bank. Graham received a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA in finance from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University. He also received the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the CFA Institute and is a member of the North Carolina Society of Financial Analysts. In his personal time, Graham serves as deacon at First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte, where he is a member of the Local Missions Committee. He also volunteers as coordinator for the Urban Ministry’s Room in the Inn program. A native of Charlotte, Graham, along his wife, Romy, and their children, thrive in the Queen City’s tree-lined streets and growing financial marketplace.

“We are excited to add John to our growing team of experienced bankers,” said Phil Jurney, Charlotte Market President of Paragon Bank. “John is a proven leader in developing relationships with banking clients while maintaining the highest level of client attention, which is what Paragon is all about.”

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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