08.13.2020QUANDEL ANNOUNCES GREGORY QUANDEL’S PROMOTION TO CEO – 5TH GENERATION
Quandel Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to announce that Gregory Quandel has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer in July, 2020. Noble “Bud” Quandel will retain his position of Executive Chairman and will continue as Chairman of the Board of Quandel Enterprises Companies. Bud will remain active in his key role focusing on strategic issues.
“Our organization and the Board of Directors have worked cautiously for 5 years to ensure a clear and seamless succession plan”, said Bud Quandel. “I am thrilled to see Greg succeed me as CEO. As a former President and CEO of Performance Construction, CEO of Quandel Construction Group, and Executive Vice President at Quandel Enterprises, Greg has demonstrated outstanding leadership and excellent business judgment. He has a deep understanding of the construction industry and has played an important role in our business growth and success. He has demonstrated his leadership in building an outstanding management team and will ensure our organization of companies’ growth.”
Greg started his career with Quandel Enterprises Companies in 2009. He is a graduate of Albright College, earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at night while working full time prior to his career at Quandel. As has been the case for all Quandel family members, Greg learned the business from the bottom up starting as a laborer, concrete truck driver, dispatcher, and project manager.
Greg serves on multiple not-for-profit boards including the Greater Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce, the Keystone Contractors Association, and the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry. Greg is also actively involved with the Capital Region United Way and the American Heart Association.
The Quandel family has five (5) generations of history in construction, but also four (4) generations in community service as volunteer firefighters. Greg was a past President & Rescue Lieutenant for the Minersville Fire Rescue company. His great grandfather Charles Quandel, our 2nd generation, was a Rescue charter member. Our 3rd generation leader, Noble Quandel Sr. was a Rescue Fire Chief. James, Greg’s grandfather, was a Rescue Fire Foreman. Bud Quandel is a lifetime Minersville Fire Rescue member.
“I’m very excited for the opportunities in front of us,” Greg stated. ”There Is no better time to lead Quandel Enterprises. We have developed strong bench strength and our teams thrive on careful planning and disciplined execution in the service of our clients.”
“Greg and I have an excellent relationship”, said Bud Quandel. “We will continue to work closely together. It is very exciting to execute this final component of our succession strategy!”