Meet the Owner

Joshua B. Mauney, CGB, GMB, CGR, CAPS.


Josh is the founder and President of Paragon Building Group, Inc. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from East Carolina University, Josh is an unlimited licensed general contractor. He has also earned his Graduate Master Builder designation from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and is one of only 10 builders in North Carolina to complete this level of achievement. In 2019 Josh was named the National Young Professional of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders.

Josh is a hands-on leader who makes it his personal goal to ensure that each and every project and program reflects Paragon’s trademark attention to detail.

Professional Memberships, Certifications, and Affiliations

  • NAHB – National Association of Home Builders
    • Graduate Master Builder (GMB)
    • Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)
    • Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)
    • Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
  • Raleigh-Wake HBA Remodeler’s Council – Past Chairman
  • Raleigh-Wake HBA – Board of Directors
  • Johnston County Building Industry Association – Member

Our Approach

While the design+build process can last up to many weeks or months, we begin with establishing a working partnership with each client. Very quickly that partnership becomes a relationship, which we take very seriously. Our team takes the time to listen to the needs and desires of each client. This enables us to fully understand their vision and ultimate objectives.

We welcome our client’s questions, curiosities, sharing of ideas, and the desire for deeper conversations about their goals and expectations for their project. Our client’s interest and collaboration throughout the process, and their understanding of the theories behind the development of the project earn mutual respect and a higher level of trust and comfort for both parties. As a result, clients become increasingly knowledgeable and obtain a level of ‘ownership’ in the vision for their project.

Ready to get started with Paragon Building Group? Contact us today for an estimate! We look forward to successfully delivering a rewarding design+build experience for your next project.


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At Paragon Building Group, we believe Design is a conversation.

Inclusive Design. Thoughtful Design. Universal Design.

Design as conversation starts with you, and your story.

Let us listen to your dreams.

Designing a Custom Home with us always starts with listening.

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