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Bradley Schaufenbuel

Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

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Bradley Schaufenbuel joined Paychex as vice president and chief information security officer in September 2019. In this role, his primary objective is to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information assets that Paychex manages. Schaufenbuel is driven by the belief that a well-managed information security program can serve as both a business enabler and a driver of competitive differentiation in the marketplace. 

Schaufenbuel has over two decades of experience in information security. Prior to joining Paychex, he served as vice president and chief information security officer at Paylocity Corporation. Before that, he held security leadership positions at several banks, insurance companies, and professional services firms. 

Schaufenbuel’s academic accomplishments include earning Master of Laws and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a Master of Business Administration degree from DePaul University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa. He is a licensed attorney and a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar. Schaufenbuel is a certified chief information security officer and holds more than a dozen other information security certifications. He regularly speaks at cybersecurity conferences and has written numerous books and professional journal articles on topics related to information security management and IT governance.