Leadership

Mary Legate

Mary Legate, CRP, GMS (NMLS# 7113)

President

Ms. Legate is President of GenEquity Mortgage, the mortgage subsidiary of Paragon Global Resources, Inc. Within this function, Ms. Legate is a licensed loan officer. Ms. Legate is also Senior Vice President, Global Mobility Consulting for Paragon Global Resources, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Ms. Legate has more than 30 years of relocation industry experience. She is responsible for several functional areas at Paragon including Learning Resources, Human Resources, Paragon Decision Resources, and IS Solutions. Serving in the relocation industry for more than 30 years, Ms. Legate has managed all aspects of client relations and operations, starting as a consultant and working through everything from on-site relocation centers to group moves to managing branch operations. Ms. Legate graduated with a BBA from Stephen F. Austin University in Texas and is a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and holds the Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) designation from Worldwide ERC®.

 

Debbie Beech

Debbie Beech

Secretary, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Debbie Beech is Secretary, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Paragon Global Resources. Her responsibilities include overseeing the financial and administrative support services for Paragon and its subsidiaries.

Before joining Paragon, Ms. Beech served as the Controller of First Team Real Estate and Affiliates, a real estate, mortgage, title and escrow company. Prior to this, Ms. Beech served as the Controller of American Sterling Bank, a mortgage banker. She has also held senior financial positions at Prudential Financial and United HealthCare Corporation. Ms. Beech began her career at KPMG in Private Business Advisory Services.

Before joining Paragon, Ms. Beech served as the Controller of First Team Real Estate and Affiliates, a real estate, mortgage, title and escrow company. Prior to this, Ms. Beech served as the Controller of American Sterling Bank, a mortgage banker. She has also held senior financial positions at Prudential Financial and United HealthCare Corporation. Ms. Beech began her career at KPMG in Private Business Advisory Services.

Ms. Beech is a Certified Public Accountant and has a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from the University of Texas. E-mail Ms. Beech

 

Steve Crispin

Steve Crispin, CRP

Vice President, Secondary Marketing

Mr. Crispin joined Paragon in 1998 as a Real Estate Services Coordinator. During his tenure at Paragon, he spearheaded the creation and management of Paragon’s Real Estate Services group and managed Paragon’s supply chain network as the Director of Business Alliances. He then was tasked with the operations and management of GenEquity Mortgage as Vice President of Mortgage Operations. Most recently, he was promoted to Vice President of Secondary Marketing, responsible for day-to-day pricing and lock policy, margin management, investor relations, product development and will also assist with warehouse line management. Mr. Crispin began his career in relocation in 1987 and previously worked in closing and operations for 13 years prior to joining Paragon. He holds the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation from Worldwide ERC® and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.