FREDERICKSBURG, Va., October 15, 2012 – Jeremy Connor has been named assistant vice president of regional claims operations at GEICO’s regional office in Fredericksburg, Va. He previously served as director for personal injury protection claims in the Woodbury, N.Y. regional office and is relocating to the Fredericksburg area. Connor succeeds Terry Mannion, who becomes head of GEICO’s liability claims operations at the corporate headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md.
“Jeremy brings a wide-range of knowledge and experience to the position,” said Tony Nicely, GEICO chairman and CEO. “I am confident that he is ready and able to take on the challenge of regional claims management.” Nicely added, “We are also fortunate to have Terry’s skills and enthusiasm to help strengthen our claims home office team as the company continues to grow.”
Connor began his career at GEICO in 1995 as a part-time claims information center associate in New York. In 2003, he became a claims service representative supervisor. He then relocated to the company’s regional office in Tucson, Ariz. and served as a telephone claims representative supervisor before transferring to GEICO’s regional office in Buffalo, N.Y. There, he helped to establish the claims department and later became the region’s first continuing unit section manager. In 2007, Connor returned to Woodbury to manage planning and operations. In 2008, he became Woodbury’s liability director and in 2010, he served as director of personal injury protection claims.
Connor holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the State University of New York – Old Westbury.
Mannion began his career at GEICO in 1976. In his new role, he will oversee liability, training, liability performance review, GEICO’s payment recovery operations and the company’s handling of commercial and other emerging lines of liability claims.
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).
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