Washington, D.C., June 4, 2012 -- Rick Hoagland has been named vice president of claims home office at GEICO. He succeeds Nancy Pierce, who was recently named regional vice president in GEICO’s Fredericksburg, Va. office.
Hoagland began his GEICO career in 1994 as a telephone claims representative in GEICO’s Fredericksburg office. He took on assignments in sales, service, underwriting, and was selected for GEICO’s executive assistant program. In 2009, Hoagland was elected assistant vice president of claims in GEICO’s Midwest regional operations in Macon, Ga. and was later named assistant vice president of underwriting there in 2010.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the College of William and Mary.
“Rick has done a great job for the company in claims and underwriting,” said Don Lyons, GEICO’s senior vice president. “Rick’s breadth of experience will serve him and GEICO well as he takes on this new challenge.”
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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