Paul A. Vanderheyden, RPA

President and Executive General Adjuster


Paul graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. Degree in Finance in 1989. Upon graduation Paul launched his insurance adjusting career with Farmers Insurance, handling residential and commercial property claims later on. Then he accepted a position with Hanover Insurance in 1996. There he handled an increasingly complex mix of personal and commercial lines property claims. Paul has solid computer skills and an ever increasing knowledge based in construction and cause of loss issues. He joined L. J. Shaw and Company in January of 1998, was elevated to General Adjuster in 2004. He became a partner in 2005. Since joining L. J. Shaw and Company he has been a workshop panelist at the PLRB Conference. He is also a past President of the Adjusters Association of Chicago. Paul is profficient in the use of electronic estimating tools.

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