Paragon National Bank has promoted Ashley Cullum to Vice President of Business Development. A member of the Paragon team since 2008, Cullum most recently served as Associate Vice President of Business Development for the bank.
“Ashley has continually demonstrated her ability to build strong working relationships with our customers,” said Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at Paragon. “She is a great asset to the Paragon team and we’re very proud of all of her efforts within the Memphis community.”
In her new role as Vice President of Business Development, Cullum is responsible for initiating and developing personal and corporate relationships in the Mid-South on behalf of Paragon, as well as identifying and responding to the needs of customers. She also serves as project manager for the bank’s relationship with Ovation Payroll, which provides customers with access to management of payroll checks, direct deposit, laser check signing and 401(k) reporting.
In addition to her recent promotion, Cullum has been selected to serve on the Leadership Germantown Board. Elected by her classmates and the program’s board members, she will assist in planning and executing every aspect of the Leadership Germantown program.
In addition to her involvement with Leadership Germantown, Cullum is an active member of the Make-A-Wish Mid-South Associate Board, Baptist Memorial Health Care Pediatrics Advisory Council Board, Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Memphis Chamber. She also volunteers for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the Mid-South Food Bank.
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.