GEICO promotes Connor to regional vice president

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 18, 2018 – The GEICO Board of Directors has promoted Jeremy Connor to vice president of the company's regional office in Buffalo, New York, and claims office in Marlton, New Jersey. Jeremy Connor, GEICO regional rive president

Connor had served as assistant vice president of claims in Buffalo since 2016. He began his GEICO career in 1995 as a part-time claims information center associate at the company's Woodbury, New York, regional office. He then became a full-time claims service representative.

After progressing through all of the technical areas in liability claims, Connor was named a claims service representative supervisor and later a telephone claims representative supervisor at GEICO's Tucson, Arizona, office.

He next relocated to Buffalo to help establish its claims department and supervise telephone claims representatives. He later became a section manager. In 2007, Connor returned to Woodbury to manage planning and operations; he became regional liability director a year later. He was named director of personal injury protection for the region in 2010.

Connor was elected a GEICO officer in 2012, when he was named assistant vice president of claims at the Fredericksburg, Virginia, regional office. In 2014, he assumed that same title at GEICO's Lakeland, Florida, regional office.

Connor has a B.S. degree in finance from SUNY-Old Westbury and attended a management seminar program in 2008.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 28 million vehicles in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. A member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO employs more than 43,000 associates countrywide. GEICO constantly strives to make lives better by protecting people against unexpected events while saving them money and providing an outstanding customer experience. Along with personal auto insurance, commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available. Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft, term life, and more coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Visit geico.com for a quote or to learn more.