GEICO names Greg Jacobi assistant vice president in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2015 – Greg Jacobi has been named assistant vice president of underwriting in GEICO's San Diego regional office. Previously, Jacobi served as assistant vice president of underwriting for the company's Dallas regional office. Jacobi succeeds Frankie Silva, who will lead underwriting at GEICO's Lakeland, Fla., regional operation.

Jacobi joined GEICO as an insurance counselor in 1993, then worked in education and training in GEICO's Woodbury, N.Y., regional office before becoming a service administrator. He then managed operational services and planning and control in Woodbury before being promoted in 2004 to sales and service director for GEICO's Buffalo regional operation when the office opened.

Jacobi completed GEICO's executive assistant program at its headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md., in 2006. He then returned to Buffalo as sales and service director in summer 2007 before being elected to assistant vice president of underwriting in the region in late 2007. In August 2011 Jacobi became assistant vice president of underwriting in Dallas.

Jacobi earned his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 2006 and the Automobile Claims Associate designation in 2007. Jacobi has a bachelor's degree in management and communications from Adelphi University in New York.

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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