Bandell has been with the Journal for more than 18 years.
Previously, he served as a reporter and senior reporter, his beats, including real estate, logistics, the business of health care, the business of law and the business of education.
Bandell is also an author, with the debut novel being Mute, a thriller with a science fiction twist.
Bandell graduated from the University of Miami.
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