GEICO's Augusta local office under new ownership

AUGUSTA, Georgia, Dec. 18, 2019 – GEICO's Augusta local office at 3316 Dean's Bridge Rd. is now under new ownership. Jay Harden has assumed responsibilities as GEICO's local agent in Augusta, and takes over for Lou Cheek, who managed the office alongside her late husband Charles for more than 30 years. Jay Harden now heads GEICO's local office in Augusta, GA

Harden is no stranger to GEICO, having worked at the company for nearly 25 years in several sales management roles. Harden and his staff members—Ronda Treadwell, Tabitha Sapp, Ree Walker, Lataffie Douglas, Lynn Munger and Katie Harden—can assist customers with car insurance policies, as well as coverage for homeowners, renters, condos, motorcycles, boats, identity theft protection, jewelry, umbrella and more forms of insurance.

Agents at the Augusta local office are licensed to write insurance policies for both Georgia and South Carolina customers.

"Our goal is to be the go-to local insurance agency for our current and future policyholders," Harden said. "GEICO has a well-established history in Augusta, and we look forward to continuing the decades-long tradition of delivering outstanding personalized service and competitive rates to our customers."

Harden, who served in the Army, understands the unique insurance needs of military members. As nearby Fort Gordon continues to add more military personnel, the Augusta local office looks forward to working with military families to see if they qualify for GEICO's military discount.

GEICO agents in the Augusta local office also look to bring savings to policyholders through multi-line and special association and alumni discounts. For example, alumni from University of Georgia, Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University, Middle Georgia State University and University of South Carolina may qualify for additional savings.

Weekday hours for GEICO's Augusta local office are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. To get a quote or learn more visit GEICO's Augusta local office online or call (706) 793-7290.

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, LLC. Visit for a quote or to learn more.