RICHARD S. (RICK) HOAGLAND
Rick Hoagland is senior vice president of Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) with responsibilities as general manager of GEICO’s Woodbury, New York, regional office, including oversight of the Buffalo, New York, regional office; the claims office in Marlton, New Jersey; and the Indianapolis office, which includes GEICO’s IT Center of Excellence. He is also a member of the GEICO Board of Directors. Before taking on his current duties in 2019, Hoagland had general management responsibilities for the Woodbury office and oversight responsibilities for the Buffalo and New Jersey offices since 2018.
Hoagland joined GEICO in 1994 as a telephone claims representative in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and was named a manager in 2002. Hoagland completed the executive assistant program at the company’s corporate headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and went on to become director of claims home office systems. He moved to GEICO’s regional headquarters in San Diego in 2007 to serve as director of liability claims.
In 2009, he was elected assistant vice president of claims for Midwest regional operations in Macon, Georgia, and was later named assistant vice president of underwriting there in 2010. In 2012, Hoagland was promoted to vice president of claims home office; a year later, he was named regional vice president in Buffalo. Hoagland then became regional vice president in Woodbury, with oversight responsibilities for the Indianapolis sales and service office, in 2016 before being promoted to senior vice president two years later.
Hoagland is a graduate of the College of William and Mary with a B.B.A. in finance.