Mortgage Team

Carol McConkey   (Get Started with Carol)

NMLS #710374
Senior Vice President and Senior Consumer Officer

carol.mcconkey@bankparagon.com

Phone (901) 322-0751

Carol McConkey is the Senior Vice President and Senior Consumer Banking Officer at Paragon. A thirty-four year veteran of the financial services industry, Carol is responsible for mortgage lending and retail banking. She currently serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the Finance Committee for United Housing, Inc., a non-profit housing agency serving the low to moderate income borrowers of the Memphis community. Carol is also the Past President of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Memphis. She holds a Direct Endorsement certification from the Federal Housing Administration and attended the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics.

Crews Wellford   (Get Started with Crews)

NMLS #1595225
Mortgage Consultant

crews.wellford@bankparagon.com
Phone (901) 322-0757

Crews Wellford is a Mortgage Consultant at Paragon Bank. Crews joined the bank in 2017. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a B.S. Degree in Financial Planning from the college of Human Environmental Sciences.  Since joining Paragon Crews completed the Mortgage University course and Compliance with Federal Lending Regulations offered by the Tennessee Bankers Association.  Crews is an active member with USA Swimming and The JCC of Memphis Basketball league.

Kathleen Lewis

First Vice President, Mortgage Operation
kathleen.lewis@bankparagon.com
Phone (901) 322-0753

Kathleen Lewis is the First Vice President of Mortgage Operations at Paragon.  She has twenty-five years of experience in mortgage operations. Kathleen and her team are responsible for processing, underwriting, and closing of mortgage loans.  Kathleen has her Direct Endorsement Certification with the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and has completed mortgage-related courses with the Mortgage Bankers Association of America.   She studied Business Administration at Kentucky State University

Nancy Walls

NMLS #1564258
Community Development Officer
nancy.walls@bankparagon.com
Phone (901) 322-0629

Nancy Walls is the Community Development Officer at Paragon.  She has been in banking for over 20 years in different capacities within the banking industries.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.  Nancy is responsible for getting out into the Community to promote Paragon Bank as well as promoting our programs and products we have available to those that desire Down Payment Assistance. She has been connected with our Partners, Operation Hope (Assist in Credit), Rise Foundation (Assist in Budgeting), United Housing (Assist in Home Buyers Education); all which have been instrumental in helping consumers that are looking to purchase homes. Not to leave out, she is very active in the Community through Service at MIFA, Neighborhood Christian Center, and more.