DALLAS, TEXAS, June 29, 2011 – GEICO’s regional office in Dallas will host a special event on June 30, in celebration of 25 years in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The Dallas office opened its doors in June 1986 with a total of 34 associates. Today, the GEICO operations office employs nearly 1,450 associates and serves more than one million policyholders.
"For the past 25 years, GEICO and the Dallas community have maintained an outstanding partnership," said Gary Brown, GEICO’s regional vice president in Dallas. "As we celebrate a major milestone in GEICO’s history, none of this would have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our associates who’ve played a pivotal role in the company’s overall success."
Since its opening, the Dallas office has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work." The office actively works with the community in supporting many local and national causes such as the United Way of Dallas, Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen - Race for the Cure and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
To mark its 25th anniversary, the Dallas office has scheduled a reception to recognize all associates hired in 1986 and will show a presentation highlighting the accomplishments of the past 25 years. GEICO Chairman, President and CEO Tony Nicely will take part in the celebration activities. Texas Governor, Rick Perry also congratulated GEICO on 25 years of success with an official proclamation. 2011 marks GEICO’s 75th anniversary since its 1936 founding in Texas.
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 12 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.