CHEVY CHASE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The GEICO board of directors announced this week the election of TroyPenry to assistant vice president of the company’s national claimsoperations. He will take on responsibility for leading GEICO’s autodamage operations across the country.
“Troy’s depth of experience will serve him and GEICO well as he takes onhis new responsibilities,” said Bill Roberts, GEICO’s president andchief operating officer. “We rely on our auto damage adjusters to takeexcellent care of our policyholders. It will be a big job, but Troy isclearly capable of helping them achieve that.”
Penry joined GEICO in 1995 as a service counselor in the company’sDallas regional office and transferred to auto damage in 1998. In 2001he was selected for the supervisor-in-training program in Dallas.
Later he serving as an analyst/auditor and went on to become asupervisor in the Killeen and Austin areas. He was promoted to managerin auto damage in 2010, with responsibilities for Dallas, northeastTexas and Kansas. He was named auto damage director for GEICO’s Tucsonregional office last year. Penry’s wife, Ashley, and son, Aiden, will bemaking their new home in Chevy Chase, Md.
For his work and that of his team’s efforts, Penry was among those whoearned a Corporate Quality Award for their performance after HurricaneSandy.
Penry holds a bachelor’s degree in network and communications managementfrom DeVry University.
GEICO(Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the BerkshireHathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passengerauto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in1936, provides millions of autoinsurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased toserve more than 15 million private passenger customers, insuring morethan 24 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
Using GEICO’s onlineservice center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policychanges, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders canalso connect to GEICO through the GEICOApp, reach a representative overthe phone or visit a GEICOlocal agent.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles,all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes(RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written bynon-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICOInsurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrellaprotection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.