Paragon Commercial Bank To Donate $5,000 To Wake Education Partnership

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) April 18, 2012 - Paragon Commercial Bank (, North Carolina's first business-only bank, has announced that it will donate $5,000 to the Wake Education Partnership in 2012. The donation will support the organization's mission to promote best practices, connect resources and engage leaders for the success of public education in Wake County. Paragon Commercial Bank President and CEO Bob Hatley serves as chair for the nonprofit organization's Leadership Council.

    Wake Education Partnership is an independent nonprofit started in 1983 with the help of the local business community and the Wake County Public School System. Through its guiding principles to promote the best practices, connect resource partners, and engage leaders, Wake Education Partnership plays a critical role in helping business leaders, elected officials and educators work toward the common goal of increasing student performance as measured against world-class academic standards.

    "It is an honor for Paragon Commercial Bank to be involved with the Wake Education Partnership," said Hatley. "Paragon values the benefit that the partnership provides for the children and future business leaders of our community."

    - For more information about Wake Education Partnership, visit

    Founded in Raleigh, N.C. in 1999, Paragon Commercial Bank is North Carolina's first business-only bank. Paragon Commercial Bank provides banking products and services tailored exclusively to the needs of small and middle-market companies, their executives and high net worth individuals. The bank's business focus includes operating companies in a wide range of categories, professional firms and nonprofit organizations. Headquartered in Raleigh, the bank expanded to open a location in Charlotte, N.C. in 2006. For more information, visit

    Information in this press release contains "forward-looking statements." These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including without limitation, the effects of future economic conditions, governmental fiscal and monetary policies, legislative and regulatory changes, the risks of changes in interest rates, and the effects of competition.

    Jake Potter
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    jake ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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