GEICO Announces Tangela Richter as Chief Legal Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 6, 2024—GEICO announced Tangela Richter has joined the company as its new Chief Legal Officer, reporting to Chairman, President & CEO Todd Combs. Richter will oversee all of GEICO's legal functions as well as government and regulatory affairs.

Richter joins GEICO from Wells Fargo, where she most recently served as executive vice president, deputy general counsel, and secretary. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, she held several leadership roles at companies such as American Express, Lending Club, and Capital One.

"We are very fortunate to have someone with Tangela's talents and experience leading our legal, government and regulatory affairs team," said Todd Combs, GEICO Chairman, President & CEO. "Her exceptional problem–solving skills along with her proven ability to deliver in a rapidly changing environment will have a profound impact on our company."

"I look forward to working closely with our excellent legal team, the executive leadership team, and teams across the entire company as we continue to deliver best–in–class products, services, and experiences for our millions of customers," said Richter.

Richter earned her bachelor's from Howard University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

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