Mortgage Lenders

Lindsey Faust

NMLS #762021
Mortgage Consultant



Carol McConkey

NMLS #710374
Senior Vice President and Senior Consumer Officer

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 Loan 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 Welford

NMLS #1595225
Mortgage Consultant

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.