Archive: June 2014

Becoming the GEICO Gecko

By on June 24, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Ever wonder what it’s like to be advertising icon the GEICO Gecko? Our D.C. office held a Gecko Appreciation Lunch to honor past and present Gecko costume wearers, and I was honored to participate in the Gecko auditions! Fun fact: you can’t see your feet! At each event, the Gecko has a full-time handler who […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Working at GEICO


Memory of the Month: Miles of files

By on June 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

During my career, now in its fourth decade, I’ve seen a lot of things change here at GEICO. But there have also been some constants; for example, we’ve always been a data-intensive company. When I started here in 1984, our IT operations were more or less in their infancy. We were converting paper policy records […]

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GEICO associates show heart and ‘sole’ for Leukemia/Lymphoma fundraiser

By on June 17, 2014 at 3:54 PM

By guest blogger Lucinda King, planning You know those old shoes that you rarely wear anymore that have been sitting in your closet for ages? Turns out they can make a big difference in peoples’ lives. Who would have thought? Associates in GEICO’s San Diego regional office recently put their old shoes to good use […]

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Virginia Beach associates are up to the task

By on June 13, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Ever since GEICO opened its doors in 1936, our company has had a strong bond to the military. That connection was recently reinforced when associates in GEICO’s Virginia Beach office showed their commitment to military members by organizing a care package drive. The beneficiaries of this effort were the members of Task Force Attack, 159th […]

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GEICO associates think and go ‘Gecko’ green

By on June 11, 2014 at 4:03 PM

When it comes to saving some green, GEICO delivers the savings to customers all across the country. When it comes to being green, I am sure we can all agree that the Gecko stands out. And when it comes to thinking green … that’s where our associates can truly shine. For years, giving back to […]

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Crampton enjoys May’s firsts – a daughter and a victory

By on June 6, 2014 at 2:53 PM

By guest blogger Kurt Wirth, marketing The past couple of weeks have been exciting times for GEICO-sponsored Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton. After his daughter, Emma, was born on May 20, Crampton approached the upcoming Toyota NHRA Summernationals with a renewed vigor. In his rookie season, he notched his first career Top Fuel victory at […]

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A sneak peak at your new mobile experience

By on June 5, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Mobile apps are supposed to make your life easier, and the new GEICO Mobile app will do just that! Our mobile team knows what you want and has listened to all your feedback. As an avid GEICO app user, I can vouch that the all-new app is all about you with updates that meet your […]

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