GEICO promotes Rick Hoagland to senior vice president

WOODBURY, N.Y., July 9, 2018 – GEICO's board of directors named Rick Hoagland senior vice president with oversight responsibilities for GEICO's business in New England and New Jersey, along with managing the company's New York insurance operations.Rick Hoagland, GEICO senior vice president

Hoagland joined GEICO in 1994 as a telephone claims representative at the company's regional office in Fredericksburg, Va. He advanced through several positions and was named a manager in 2002. Hoagland was later selected to complete GEICO's executive assistant program at the company's headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md., and then became director of claims home office systems.

GEICO's board of directors elected Hoagland an officer in 2009. He managed claims operations for GEICO's Midwest region in Macon, Ga., and later managed underwriting operations there.

In 2012, Hoagland was promoted to vice president of GEICO's companywide claims operations, and then went on to serve as vice president for GEICO's insurance business in New England and New Jersey. Four years later, Hoagland assumed responsibility for GEICO's regional office on Long Island as vice president of New York insurance operations, where GEICO is the largest private passenger auto insurer in the state.

Hoagland graduated from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., and holds a B.B.A. in finance.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger car insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of car insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 16 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 27 million vehicles (car & 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 GEICO Mobile, 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 car insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

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