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Brian (B Jackson) Sowell


B. Jackson Sowell is the CEO and principal Financial Services Professional of Paragon Wealth Strategies & Insurance Solutions. Jackson is seasoned in the financial industry and has served the families and businesses of California (as well as all across the country) by helping them to protect what is most important with customized solutions ranging from insurance to investments, and from building assets to preparing for retirement.  Over the almost 15 years he has been in business, he has grown an economically and culturally diverse book of business.  Jackson is a career agent with New York Life and represents a variety of other top rated insurance companies. He and his team pride themselves with building customized solutions for their clients and creating portfolios using the best available option at every position. 

Working with Jackson, you will find that no solution is "cookie-cutter".  In his business model, he utilizes both customized holistic strategies for his individual clients, and has structured, innovative wealth management strategies for his financially elite clientele. Additionally, he has built a company benefits practice that has focused on building and developing relationships in the workplace and leveraged tools including, but not limited to:

  • Business Planning - Complex Asset Growth Strategies and Financial Engineering
  • Life Insurance Platforms
  • Corporate Executive Planning
  • Defined Benefit and Contributory Planning
  • Qualified Plans -- 401k, Pensions, Profit Sharing Vehicles, etc.
  • Estate Planning and Wealth Management
  • Health Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance

He does this to enable his business clients to attract and retain the best talent, while providing the most attractive worksite benefits environment.

Jackson and his partner Colleen are the proud parents of two amazing kids, Bailey and Tristan. Although he was raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio, he has called Los Angeles home for over 15 years. In his spare time, Jackson enjoys playing soccer with his daughter, throwing the ball (any ball) with his son, and cooking gourmet meals with his partner.  You can also find him shooting hoops on the basketball court and playing the occasional round of golf.