Paul Brandel is the Risk and Claims Manager for Eby-Brown Company, LLC. Eby-Brown is the largest privately owned distributor in the United States and a leading wholesale distributor to the convenience industry. He is responsible for the risk and insurance program for seven distribution centers, 2,000,000 square feet of warehouse and approximately 2,500 employees.
Paul began his career in 1999 as multi-line claims adjuster for Marriott International. Following Marriott International, he held multiple positions with Gallagher Bassett servicing both captive and self-injured clients. In 2007, Paul accepted the Claims Manager position with Hyatt Hotels Corporation and then accepting a Risk Manager position with Rockford Mass Transit District in 2010. Prior to his current position with Eby-Brown, Paul served as the Risk Manager for Waterton from 2014-2016.
Mr. Brandel is a Director for the Chicago Chapter of RIMs working with the Chapter Officers. He also chairs the Risk & Safety Committee for the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA).