BUFFALO, N.Y., April 5, 2012 – Seth Ingall has been named vice president of GEICO’s Buffalo regional office with responsibilities for New Jersey and the Northeast. Prior to the announcement, he served as regional vice president of GEICO’s Woodbury, N.Y. operations. Ingall is a member of the Board of Directors of GEICO’s insurance companies.
“Seth has proven throughout his career at GEICO to be a resourceful problem-solver,” said Tony Nicely, GEICO chairman. “His knowledge and experience of regional operations makes him an ideal choice to lead our Buffalo regional office.”
Ingall joined GEICO in 1986. During his tenure, he graduated college, and then earned a law degree while working in claims, before joining the Fairfax, VA, staff counsel office. He subsequently joined the office of staff counsel in Silver Spring, Md., serving as managing attorney. Ingall went on to serve as administrative senior claims attorney in the company’s home office claims department. He was elected assistant vice president for GEICO’s claims operations in the company’s Fredericksburg, Va., regional office and later served as vice president of all claims operations in the country. In 2007, he was named vice president of the Woodbury regional office.
Ingall holds a bachelor’s degree in communications, legal institutions, economics and government from American University and a law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law. He is admitted to the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia Bars. Ingall succeeds Steve Cunningham, who recently retired from GEICO following 34 years with the company.
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.
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