GEICO Fredericksburg's 25th anniversary honors longtime associates and looks to the future

FREDERICKSBURG, VA, June 19 —It was a day of celebration for GEICO associates at the company's Fredericksburg Regional Office building. Today, former and current GEICO associates gathered together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the building's dedication.

In a recent ceremony, Regional Vice President Scott Markel praised not only the associates who had been with the company since before the Fredericksburg Regional Office opened in 1994, but also all of the associates who have given--and continue to give--their best every day since the company was founded in 1936.

"Our associates here in Fredericksburg have gone above and beyond for 25 years, providing the best customer service day-in and day-out," Markel said during the event. "We started with 700 associates in 1994 and we're now at over 4,000–and still growing as we serve customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region."

The ceremony also recognized the 20th anniversary of GEICO's National Print Mail Center (NPMC), which coordinates, prints, and mails out all materials to policyholders nationwide. The NPMC has sent out over one billion pieces of mail.

Additional speakers at the event included Bill Roberts, GEICO's president and CEO; Tony Nicely, GEICO's executive chairman; former Virginia Governor George Allen who attended the dedication ceremony in 1994; Board of Supervisors Chairman Gary Snellings reading a proclamation; and GEICO's assistant vice president of information services Robbin Martz, who read a proclamation from current Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.

The celebration also recognized GEICO's support of the of the local Fredericksburg community, having donated more than $14 million for local nonprofit and community organizations over the past 25 years.

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.