Paragon National Bank has announced the addition of John Chandler as Vice President of Commercial Lending. In this role, Chandler is responsible for providing Paragon’s suite of business banking services to companies in and around Memphis. He will report to Gordin McMurtry, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending.
“John’s broad background in commercial lending makes him the perfect match for this role,” said McMurtry. “His banking experience combined with his customer service skills will strengthen our ability to provide our customers with the best service.”
Prior to his appointment, Chandler held positions as regional business development officer and vice president of commercial lending at two large, regional financial institutions. He received his bachelor degree from Rhodes College and graduated from the Paul Barret School of Banking. In addition, Chandler is an active member of the American Heart Association and Boy Scouts of America, as well as a board member for Youth Town.
Paragon National Bank is the Memphis region’s most service-oriented and locally focused bank. Paragon provides individuals and small to mid-sized businesses and their owners with a comprehensive package of both business and personal banking solutions delivered online and in person. Paragon stands out in the crowd of Memphis banks with its local ownership and focus, cutting edge technology and convenience, and the experienced Paragon team.