MBJ: Paragon gets new division, operates outside of Memphis

“Community bank Paragon Bank is stepping out into the region and ramping up small business lending. Paragon offered jobs to 16 of the top individuals in Atlanta-based Cornerstone Bank’s Small Business Capital Group. Those SBA lenders now make up the Paragon Small Business Capital Group, a new division of Paragon Bank that will continue to be based in Atlanta with additional offices in St. Louis and Denver. All loan decisions will be made in Memphis” (MBJ) Advertisements Continue reading MBJ: Paragon gets new division, operates outside of Memphis

MDN: Paragon Launches Small-Business Group

“Memphis-based Paragon Bank is expanding beyond the city, thanks to its launch of a new division focused on small-business lending. The bank’s new Atlanta-based unit, the Paragon Small Business Capital Group, includes more than a dozen banking professionals. The members themselves, though, are spread beyond Atlanta – in states including Missouri, Colorado and Tennessee – and together, they have more than 150 years of industry experience.” (MDN) Continue reading MDN: Paragon Launches Small-Business Group