WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17, 2012 – Teresa M. Spina has been named assistant vice president and will head GEICO’s staff counsel operations west of the Mississippi. She will work out of the company’s Dallas regional office.
Spina’s earliest assignment with GEICO was as a liability attorney in the Queens office; she went on to lead a group of three attorneys handling personal injury protection (PIP) cases. Her office has expanded greatly and now comprises 219 associates, including 92 attorneys.
“The leadership and organizational skills Teresa demonstrated during this period of growth will serve her well in her new role,” said Lily Hopkins, staff counsel vice president. “We expect staff counsel operations in the west to grow significantly in the years to come.”
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.