Parago's Ed Woodson Amongst Top Corporate Counsel In Dallas-Fort Worth

Woodson celebrated for expert management of prepaid and promotional regulations, dedication to ethical practices within the industry

Oct 26, 2010, 11:11 ET from Parago

LEWISVILLE, Texas, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Parago (, provider of innovative reward programs that drive behavior and promote brand loyalty with consumers, today announced that its General Counsel and Senior Vice President Ed Woodson has been selected as one of Dallas-Fort Worth's best in-house corporate attorneys by the Dallas Business Journal's 2010 Best Corporate Counsel Awards.

At Parago Woodson diligently navigates the complex and highly regulated industries of consumer incentives, rebate fulfillment and prepaid card programs. With Woodson at the legal helm, Parago has performed highly, growing continuously and mitigating risk for itself and its clients. Beyond his professional accomplishments at Parago, Woodson is a staunch advocate for consumers' rights in promotions and prepaid, and is a key member of the Government Relations Working Group of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association nonprofit trade organization.

The Dallas Business Journal awards program looked for leaders with high ethical standards and exemplary professional skills, as well as a commitment to community involvement. The independent judging panel included past Best Corporate Counsel finalists and winners and individuals who are general counsels for their firms.

"Woodson stands apart as he is not only a highly skilled general counsel, but he works to influence and lead the industry from a consumer-focused, best practices perspective, dually working to not only guide Parago but help protect the industry as a whole," said Juli Spottiswood, President & CEO of Parago.  "At Parago we are committed to being at the forefront of the latest and most impactful consumer incentives, including those that utilize prepaid card programs. Ed ensures that in these efforts we not only remain within complex regulatory framework, but utilize the fairest consumer-facing practices."

All Best Corporate Counsel finalists will be recognized and winners will be announced at an awards reception from 6-8:30 PM Thursday, November 11 at a location in Dallas yet to be announced.

Parago supports an extensive range of sales and consumer incentives for companies, delivering billions of dollars of rewards and incentives annually. Parago's accomplishments are benchmarked not only by its innovation and effectiveness, but its industry-best client retention rate and consistently strong growth.

About Parago

Parago is the innovative provider of rewards-based incentive solutions that deploy technology to drive better results from consumers, employees and sales channels. Parago provides a full range of corporate and consumer incentive programs to Fortune 500 companies. Its offerings include incentive solutions targeted at customer acquisition and retention, and sales and channel incentives solutions. Parago has distinguished itself in the rewards-based incentives field for more than ten years by consistent reinvention of legacy approaches, introducing 27 industry firsts and receiving three patents. For more information visit

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