Clarity Benefit Consulting Announces Gable and Pannell Join Firm As Principals

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Clarity Benefit Consulting, (, a national leader in employee benefit consulting, is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Gable and Adam Pannell as principals.

Clarity Benefit Consulting, (, a national leader in employee benefit consulting, is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Gable and Adam Pannell as principals.

Paul Gable will be responsible for Clarity's Sourcing practice. A 20-year veteran of the insurance industry, Mr. Gable brings to Clarity an in-depth experience in sourcing and underwriting.

Prior to joining Clarity, Mr. Gable served at UnumProvident as a vice president in the national accounts area. His responsibilities focused on revenue growth, persistency and profitability for a national account portfolio of Life and Disability risk. Mr. Gable was accountable for a regional cost center in excess of $800 million.

While at UnumProvident, Mr. Gable also oversaw all underwriting functions for the Southwest Region. His responsibilities included management of a $600 million portfolio and new premium sales of $200 million within all group, individual and voluntary product lines. He also developed and managed various alternative distribution programs.

Mr. Gable brings to Clarity Benefit Consulting proven executive level, broad business skills, and experience in multiple business functions. As a strong leader, Mr. Gable, CFA, has a MBA from Rutgers University and a BS is Business/Physics from Muhlenberg College.

Adam Pannell brings a wealth of experience to the Clarity team, gained in various roles in the employee benefits industry over the past fifteen years. Mr. Pannell will lead Clarity’s Health and Productivity Management practice.

Prior to joining Clarity, Mr. Pannell was director of strategic accounts with WebMD, where he assisted large employers with strategy, design and implementation of WebMD’s integrated health and benefits platform.

Prior to Mr. Pannell’s experience at WebMD, he held the position of principal with Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Mr. Pannell managed business development activity for Mercer in the Southwest while organizing and leading project teams within Mercer’s healthcare, retirement, communication, and compensation practices.

Mr. Pannell has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Insurance from California State University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. He also holds his Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation from the Wharton School of Business and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

Christopher Schott, principal and co-founder of Clarity stated, "We continue to grow and have assembled a team of top notch industry professionals who will assure the highest levels of service for our clients. Our new principals have a comprehensive knowledge of the employee benefit landscape. They also have a broad range of business building and leadership skills that will add significant value to our firm and to our service offering."

Atlanta-based Clarity Benefit Consulting is a privately held firm providing employee benefit consulting services to large employers throughout the United States. The firm helps clients improve business performance by providing innovative solutions in areas related to employee health and productivity. Visit for more information.


Christopher Schott, co-founder and principal

Clarity Benefit Consulting

(770) 261-6600


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