On April 27, 2023, Washingtonian recognized Paragon’s Brian Blase was named one of Washington DC’s 500 Most Influential People of 2023.
From the article:
Blase joined a coalition of groups at the end of 2022 to urge Congress not to raise Medicare spending in its year-end budget allocation, asserting that doing so could make inflation worse, all while starting a congressional education program that consists of monthly briefings with Paragon experts.
Hometown: Dallas, Pennsylvania. First job: Burger King cook. Best career advice: “Become an expert in something and not just a generalist.”