Angela Rinella elected vice president of GEICO claims

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 22, 2017 – GEICO recently named Angela Rinella as vice president of claims operations at its corporate headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md. Rinella will oversee all of GEICO's claims operations.

Rinella began her GEICO career in 2002, as a telephone claims representative in Woodbury, N.Y., and was part of the team that opened GEICO's regional center in Buffalo, N.Y., in 2004. She helped established the Buffalo claims department in 2005, and served in several management capacities.

In 2010, Rinella became regional liability director in Lakeland, Fla. For the past three years, she has served as assistant vice president of claims in GEICO's Fredericksburg, Va., regional office. Angela Rinella holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Medaille College in Rochester, 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.