GEICO names Lee Meeler assistant vice president of San Diego claims operation

WOODBURY, N.Y., June 30, 2014 – Lee Meeler of Queens, New York, has been named assistant vice president of claims for GEICO's San Diego regional office. Meeler previously served as the liability director of GEICO's Woodbury, New York, regional operations.

Meeler joined GEICO as an Emerging Leader at the company's Macon, Georgia, regional office in 2004. He served the Macon office in a number of rotational positions including sales, service, claims and planning. In 2008, Meeler supervised claim service representatives and telephone claim representatives and then became co-manager of the region's report center.

In 2009, he was promoted to claims manager and then assumed responsibility for the region's continuing unit. In 2010, Meeler transitioned to GEICO's Marlton, New Jersey, claims office, where he served as manager prior to becoming the liability director in Woodbury in 2012.

Meeler graduated from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, with a bachelor's degree in management. He succeeded Margi Rogers when Rogers retired in June.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for 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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