The following is the leadership team for Paragon Global Resources, Inc.:
Joseph A Morabito, President and CEO
Joseph Morabito is president and chief executive officer of Paragon Global Resources, Inc. Mr. Morabito has more than 35 years of real estate and relocation industry experience. As a pioneer and innovator in the field, Mr. Morabito has worked with clients throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, touching virtually every industry with delivery of management consulting and relocation services.
Prior to founding Paragon over 25 years ago, Mr. Morabito held positions in senior management at Premier Relocation Services (a Weyerhaeuser company) and Merrill Lynch Relocation Management. Mr. Morabito has been published in HR industry publications including Human Resource Executive and Mobility. He has been featured as a speaker at a variety of conferences and was written about in The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Morabito was named 2012 International Relocation Personality of the Year by Re:locate magazine. Most recently, he was named a 2015 and 2016 HR Superstar in the Relocation Providers category by HRO Today, a leading HR publication.
Mr. Morabito earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both history and political science with a minor in foreign languages; a Master of Arts degree in education, with emphasis in personnel administration; and teaching and education administration credentials, all from California State University. In addition, Mr. Morabito completed all coursework for the real estate brokers exam in California. He holds the Worldwide ERC® Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP) designation and is a Worldwide ERC® Distinguished Service award winner. He has served on Worldwide ERC®’s Public Policy Committee, which assesses and deals with business risk and opportunities arising from legislative, regulatory and judicial actions that impact relocation. E-mail Mr. Morabito
Scott McCain, Executive Vice President
Scott McCain is president of Paragon Relocation (PR), Paragon Real Estate Resources (PRER) and Paragon Home Resources (PHR), and executive vice president of Paragon Global Resources, Inc. Regarding PR, PRER and PHR, Mr. McCain is in charge of creating, communicating, and implementing each organization’s vision, mission and direction and evaluating overall success.
Prior to joining Paragon, Mr. McCain worked for Bank of America as vice president, regional sales manager. He has also held positions at Cendant Mobility (now Cartus) and GMAC Global Relocation Services (now Brookfield).
Mr. McCain holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Vermont along with a certificate in finance from Fairfield University. He has served as president of the New England Relocation Association and was a past steering committee member for the NYC Organization of Relocation Professionals, New Jersey Relocation Council, and the Metro Northeast Relocation Summit. McCain has also served as a board member and officer of the Rotary Club of Fairfield, Connecticut. E-mail Mr. McCain
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.
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
Mary Legate, Senior Vice President
Mary Legate is senior vice president of Paragon Global Resources and president of GenEquity Mortgage, Inc. Ms. Legate has more than 35 years of relocation industry experience. She is also responsible for the firm’s Human Resources and Learning Resources groups. Ms. Legate is a licensed loan originator (NMLS# 7113).
During her many years of service, 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, is a Worldwide ERC® Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and holds the Worldwide ERC® Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) designation. E-mail Ms. Legate