Paragon Appoints Michael Leonard as VP of Private Banking

Paragon National Bank has named Michael
Leonard as Vice President of Private Banking. In this role, he is responsible
for providing custom banking solutions to business owners, executives, doctors
and professionals in the Memphis market. Leonard will report to Wayne
Littleton, Paragon’s Senior Vice President of Private Banking and Manager of
Private Banking.

“Michael’s strong background in banking and dedication to
customer satisfaction made him a natural addition to our team,” said Littleton.
“His appointment will further enhance our ability to maximize our customers’
time by handling all aspects of their banking needs through Paragon’s array of
personalized solutions.”

Prior to his appointment, Leonard was a banker at a large
regional financial organization, where he spent time working in the branches,
as well as in the private wealth management department. He received his
bachelor’s degree in finance from Auburn University and earned his Certificate
in Financial Planning from Christian Brothers University.

In his free time, Leonard volunteers his time to Dorothy Day
House of Hospitality, Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South and Junior
Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South.