|[December 21, 2012]
GEICO names Jeremy Connor assistant vice president of regional claims in Fredericksburg, Va.
WOODBURY, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Jeremy Connor, formerly of South Setauket, N.Y., was recently named
assistant vice president of regional claims operations at GEICO's
regional office in Fredericksburg, Va. He previously served as director
for personal injury protection claims in the Woodbury, N.Y., regional
"Jeremy brings a wide-range of knowledge and experience to the
position," said Tony Nicely, GEICO chairman and CEO. "I am confident
that he is ready and able to take on the challenge of regional claims
Connor began his career at GEICO in 1995 as a part-time claims
information center associate in New York. In 2003, he became a claims
service representative supervisor. He then relocated to the company's
regional office in Tucson, Ariz., and served as a telephone claims
representative supervisor before transferring to GEICO's regional office
in Buffalo, N.Y.
There, he helped to establish the clims department and later became the
region's first continuing unit section manager. In 2007, Connor returned
to Woodbury to manage planning and operations. In 2008, he became
Woodbury's liability director and in 2010, he served as director of
personal injury protection claims.
Connor holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the State University of
New York - Old Westbury. He succeeds Terry Mannion, who becomes head of
GEICO's liability claims operations at the corporate headquarters in
Chevy Chase, Md.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the
Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private
insurer in the United States. GEICO handles auto
insurance coverage for over 11 million private passenger auto
policies and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
In addition to auto insurance, GEICO offers customers insurance products
for their motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and
motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, collector cars, life, homes and
apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is
secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto
insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies, GEICO is rated
A++ for financial strength by A.M. Best Company and ranks at the top of
several national customer satisfaction surveys. For more information, go
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