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Trista Engel

MANAGING DIRECTOR

As Paragon’s Managing Director, Trista focuses on client and attorney development and strategic growth initiatives. Her role fits perfectly with her love of problem solving, building great teams, and helping people achieve success in their careers, and she thrives in the positive, supportive culture that is the key to Paragon’s longtime success. Trista joined Paragon from Calyx Capital Partners, the entrepreneurial investment firm she co-founded with Paragon’s Jessica Markowitz.

Previously, Trista worked in strategy consulting at Bain & Company. She began her career in finance at Credit Suisse and then communications consulting with The Dilenschneider Group. She earned her M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her B.A. in Economics and History from Yale University, where she was a collegiate athlete for the Varsity Women’s Soccer Team.

In addition to her lifelong love for soccer, she also enjoys spending time with her two young sons and husband, exploring the outdoors, hiking, wine tasting, and skiing.

Our Team

Trista Engel

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Jessica Markowitz

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Anna Armstrong

SR. DIRECTOR OF RECRUITING

Marcus Miller

DIRECTOR OF RECRUITING

Tracy Scanlan

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT DEVELOPMENT & LEGAL AFFAIRS

Jennifer Wills

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Megan Kelly

DIRECTOR OF ATTORNEY DEVELOPMENT

Jennifer Chou-Green

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Gwendolyn Guerra

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Luis Ulloa

OPERATIONS SPECIALIST