GEICO names Maria Scarangella assistant vice president
TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maria Scarangella has been named assistant vice president and will oversee underwriting operations in GEICOs Tucson office, which has primary responsibility for the states of Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Washington.
Scarangella had previously served as sales director in the companys San Diego regional office since 2003. She started her career in 1985 in GEICOs Woodbury, N.Y., office working as a claims associate. She then moved to human resources before being promoted to manager of homeowners sales and service in 1992. She was then promoted to manager of a combined sales and service unit in 1996.
Scarangella moved to San Diego in 1999 when she was promoted to human resources director. From 2000 to 2003, she served as director of service for GEICOs West Coast operations.
She holds a bachelors degree in management from St. Johns University and an MBA from Adelphi University.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States. GEICO handles auto insurance coverage for 11 million private passenger auto policies and insures more than 17.5 million vehicles.
In addition to auto insurance, GEICO offers customers insurance products for their motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, boats, homes and apartments is available through the GEICO Insurance Agency. 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 to http://www.geico.com.
Source: GEICOCopyright Business Wire 2012