About Paragon Business Capital

Pam Abide


Pam Abide is a commercial finance consultant providing small and medium sized businesses with added cash flow capital to further facilitate their growth. Her extensive knowledge of factoring and asset-based lending and her ability to put a plan in place for her clients is what sets her apart.

She is a well-seasoned entrepreneur having her own successful service/retail business for 17 years in both the Mandeville and Metairie communities.


In addition to her role in commercial finance, Pam is involved in residential as well as commercial real estate investing. At a recent real estate symposium held in Houston, TX, Pam was promoted to vice president of commercial acquisitions for Paragon Management, Inc. Pam is originally from Birmingham, Alabama and a graduate of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa with a BA in Communications. She has resided in St. Tammany parish for more than 24 years and is currently a member of the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce, and involved in the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation.


Sharon Foreman

Sharon is a Business Consultant with Paragon Business Capital, dedicated to helping companies grow by acting as a facilitator to help achieve their objectives by increasing productivity through maximizing their cash flow potential.

Prior to Paragon Business Capital, Sharon has extensive experience in the Manufacturing and Business Finance Industry. Her expertise in leadership, change management and Finance in a Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment as well as ownership in a National Franchise Business, has given her the background needed to help businesses make a difference in growing their business.


Having earned her Bachelor's Degree in Business from Louisiana State University with extended education in Accounting to prepare for the CPA Exam, her goal was to create a strong foundation in Business and Finance.

Sharon also acquires Commercial and Residential Real Estate, in conjunction with other funding partners, mainly in emerging markets. This helps her to keep a pulse on the Economy and it's Real Estate Cycles in that the cyclicality of the economy can have varying effects on different types of Real Estate at specific times in the cycle.