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Massey Promoted at Paragon Small Business Capital Group, Named SBA Lender of the Year

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December 03, 2018
Massey Promoted at Paragon Small Business Capital Group, Named SBA Lender of the Year

MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 3, 2018 – Paragon Small Business Capital Group, a division of Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB), has promoted Tye Massey to Senior Vice President. Massey will continue to report to Charles Yorke, President at Paragon Small Business Capital Group.

“Tye is an experienced professional, who has brought tremendous service and leadership to the Paragon team,” said Yorke. “We are excited to elevate his position and look forward to his continued success serving our Small Business Capital Group and the Greater Atlanta community.”

As Senior Vice President, Massey will continue his focus on generating new business opportunities in the Group’s Small Business Administration (SBA) lending, with an emphasis on building bank relationships in franchise lending.
In addition to his promotion, Massey was named as a Coleman 2018 Emerging SBA Lender of the Year, which recognizes outstanding SBA professionals under 40. Recipients of this award were nominated for showing expertise and a positive impact in SBA lending and the small business community. Nominees were also chosen for providing specific solutions to complex lending challenges over the course of their careers.

About Paragon Small Business Capital Group
Paragon Small Business Capital Group is a team of experienced SBA professionals. With more than 200 years of combined experience, the group is prepared to help businesses and individuals navigate the SBA lending world of 7(a), 504, USDA B&I and Conventional loans for small businesses. The Paragon Small Business Capital Group specializes in franchise lending, with loans to more than 100 unique franchises over the last decade.

To learn how Paragon Small Business Capital Group can provide growth for your small business, visit or email

About Paragon Bank
Since its founding in 2005, Paragon Bank has maintained a solid focus on the community and customer service. For more than 10 years, 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.
For more information about Paragon Bank, please call (901) 273-2900 or visit us online at

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Beth Wilson, Public Relations Director
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