Class of 2012

Chicago (Marist) | Northwestern University

Paul Andreotti wrestled 8 years for the Orland Park Pioneers and was an undefeated state champion in 1985 He went on to Marist High School and was a four year letter winner in football as a running back. He was a four year starter in wrestling where he wrestled for IWCOA Hall of Famer Mark Gervais and had a career record of 140-9-1. He placed third in the state at 138 lbs. in 1987, state champion at 145 lbs in 1988 and was an undefeated state champion at 152 lbs. in 1989. He was a four time East Suburban Catholic Conference Champion and member of the 1987 State Championship Team and was captain of the Marist’s third place 1989 team.

Paul went to attend Northwestern University to wrestle for another IWCOA Hall of Fame member, Tim Czeyski. As a scholarship athlete and a four year starter, he was a two time NCAA qualifier and a Greco-Roman All-American. He graduated with majors in economics and sociology. He earned an MBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame.

Paul is the Midwest Division Manager for PNC Mortgage, a Division of PNC Bank and has been with PNC for 15 years. He began his career in 1996 in the Wholesale Banking Management Training program gaining exposure to Credit, Treasury Management, Leasing and Capital Markets. In 1997, Paul moved into the Derivative Products Group where he had sales responsibilities for equity and interest rate risk management solutions in the markets of Illinois, Indiana and Pennsylvania. In 2001, Paul joined the Consumer & Business Assets Group within Retail Sales and Distribution responsible for Project Interface where he was instrumental in a number of strategic and product development projects. In 2002, Paul joined the Small Business Banking Group as the Area Sales Manager where he managed the Small Business Banking Officers in Chicago-land. In January 2004, Paul assumed the responsibilities of Executive Vice President and Market Executive of the Chicago – Metro Retail Branch Network. His responsibilities included sales strategy and implementation for all retail branches in the Chicago market, as well as retail branch expansion efforts in Chicago. In June 2006, Paul was promoted to Senior Vice President of the Midwest Division for mortgage production.

Paul is currently responsible for mortgage production in eight states consisting of six regions with a total of 450 mortgage loan originators. Prior to joining PNC, Paul worked as a residential mortgage loan officer for Norwest Mortgage.

Paul currently lives in Lemont with his wife, Katie and five children. He has coached at many levels with several sports.