GEICO announces Joe Pusateri as marketing assistant vice president

Washington, D.C. Feb. 18, 2017 – Joe Pusateri of Arlington, Va., has been elected marketing assistant vice president for GEICO. Pusateri previously served as a GEICO marketing director with responsibilities for auto planning, and research as well as the advertising for GEICO's motorcycle, RV and boat divisions and the GEICO Insurance Agency.Joe Pusateri, GEICO assistant vice president of marketing

In his new role, Pusateri will also lead GEICO's retention marketing division, with duties including research, analysis, reporting, marketing and implementation of procedures that encourage customers to continue using GEICO for all of their insurance needs.

Pusateri began his career at GEICO in 2003 as a planning and research analyst in the controllers department. He worked his way up through the analyst ranks before joining the marketing department as a planning manager in 2007. One year later, he was named planning and research manager and then promoted to senior manager in 2010.

In 2013, Pusateri then also oversaw marketing responsibilities for the GEICO Insurance Agency, military and federal marketing programs before assuming the role of marketing director later in the same year. Pusateri holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Penn State University in State College, Pa.

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 15 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 24 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, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.