DULUTH, Ga., May 17, 2010 – GEICO recently opened a new office at 9775 Medlock Bridge Rd., Duluth, to serve residents with their insurance needs for auto, motorcycle, home, boat and other insurance coverage.
"As someone who truly enjoys helping people, I am really looking forward to serving the residents of Duluth," said Jim Somers, the GEICO field representative who heads the new office. "It’s our job to provide the best possible service to the community. A lot of people know us through our advertising. We also want them to know us by the personal service we offer."
With over 10 years of experience in the insurance industry, Somers and his staff, Randy Westfall, Nell Zach, Julie Somers and Taylor Best, look forward to growing this GEICO agency and assisting Duluth community members. Somers’ current community involvement includes serving as the Director of Community Service for the Rotary Club of Johns Creek North Fulton and being a member of Northpoint Community Church. Somers is dedicated to assisting customers, explaining that, "Anytime someone says thank you for spending the time and helping them, it just reassures me that I am doing the right thing."
"We are pleased that Jim Somers will be working with our customers in Duluth," said Richard Kidd, GEICO vice president. "GEICO has a lot to offer in terms of community outreach and support as well as our professional services."
The new GEICO office plans to host a grand opening in the upcoming months and invites local residents to come to the celebration. Jim Somers and his staff can be reached at 770-753-9300 or at www.geico.com/local/jsomers/.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.