GEICO names Sheryl Weldon assistant vice president of mid-Atlantic claims operations

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 21, 2017 – Sheryl Weldon of Virginia Beach, Va., was recently named assistant vice president of claims for GEICO's Fredericksburg, Va., regional office with responsibility for the company's mid-Atlantic claims operations.

Before assuming her new role, Weldon completed GEICO's Executive Assistant Program, rotating duties and responsibilities in a number of company departments and leading multiple special projects for GEICO's senior leadership team.

Weldon began her career at GEICO in 1999, as a claims service examiner in the company's Lakeland, Fla., regional office. In 2004, she was named claims trainer at GEICO's Tucson office. The following year, Weldon relocated to the company's Buffalo regional office and served as a claims manager.

In 2010, she returned to Lakeland and headed the region's Fort Lauderdale branch operations. Three years later, Weldon was promoted to liability director for GEICO's regional office in Virginia Beach, Va., prior to becoming an executive assistant in 2016.

She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Medaille College in Buffalo, N.Y.

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.