GEICO News

GEICO Board of Directors Promotes Connor to VP of New York, New Jersey Offices

The GEICO Board of Directors has promoted Jeremy Connor to vice president of the company’s regional office in Buffalo, N.Y., and its claims office in Marlton, N.J. Connor had served as assistant vice president of claims in Buffalo since 2016. …

GEICO Promotes Hoagland to Senior Vice President

GEICO’s Board of Directors has promoted Rick Hoagland to senior vice president. Hoagland first joined GEICO in 1994 as a telephone claims representative in Fredericksburg, Md. He advanced through several positions and was named a manager in 2002. He was …

GEICO Taps Corbin to Manage Regional Offices from Florida

The GEICO Board of Directors has promoted Pionne Corbin to senior vice president. Corbin will manage the regional office in Lakeland, Fla., where she will be based, and oversee the company’s Southeast and Midwest regional offices and Centralized Services operation, …

Washington Commissioner Fines GEICO $30K for Raising Premiums on People Who Froze Credit Scores

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler issued fines in February totaling $49,200 against insurance companies, agents and brokers who violated state insurance regulations. The biggest fine was $30,000 against GEICO for not properly notifying consumers whose premiums it raised because they …

Progressive is the Latest to Comply with New York Auto Insurance Rate Regulation

A fourth major auto insurance company in New York has reached a compliance agreement with the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) regarding DFS’ final regulation against discriminatory auto insurance rates. Progressive has informed Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. …

GEICO to Comply with New York Reg Banning Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates

A third major automobile insurance company in the New York market has reached agreement with the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) in compliance with the department’s final regulation prohibiting insurers from using an individual’s occupational status and/or educational …

GEICO Names McKenzie VP of Southeast Regional Operations

The GEICO board of directors has named Gary McKenzie regional vice president of the company’s Macon, Ga., Southeast operations, which manages policies for customers in seven states. He previously served as assistant vice president of underwriting at GEICO’s Fredericksburg, Va., …

Geico Adding Nearly 1,500 Jobs in Carmel, Indiana

Insurance giant Geico says it will expand its operations in Carmel, Indiana, creating close to 1,500 jobs within five years. The Washington, D.C.-based company will invest more than $16 million to add an additional 104,000 square feet to its existing …

Mississippi Woman Arrested Over Attempt to Defraud Geico

A Mississippi woman accused of attempting to defraud an insurance company out of thousands of dollars has been arrested. News outlets report 30-year-old Kyomi M. Fulton, of Fayette, was arrested Oct. 11 and charged with one count of insurance fraud …

Tackling Houston’s Flood-Damaged Cars Takes an Army of Tow Trucks

How do you remove hundreds of thousands of damaged cars from a massive city still mired in water and muck? Tow-truck driver Alex Toll will tell you: one vehicle at a time. Toll is part of an army of more …