August 2020 Member Spotlight

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 11:14
by Sandy Crayton

WidMaylieur Gedeon

  1. How long have you been in the industry? 17 years
  2. What is your current position and employer? I am the Gig Economy Program Manager at GEICO. 
  3. How long did it take you to obtain your CPCU? 14 years
  4. What do you like most about your job? I get to leverage my intellectual curiosity as I attempt to assess the gig economy from its nascent stages, to its current ubiquitous influence on the insurance industry. 
  5. Why or how did you start in the insurance industry? I was a recent college graduate (w/ student loan debt ☹) who was simply looking for a job, and GEICO took a chance on me.
  6. Do you have any advice for anyone thinking of getting the designation? Develop a winning process (e.g. study habits, fearless mindset) and trust the process.  The score will take care of itself! 
  7. What book did you read last? Strength To Love by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  8. What is your favorite restaurant? Grand Lux Cafe
  9. What college/university did you attend? Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
  10. Tell us something about yourself outside of your insurance career. Music is my passion!  I love attending live concerts. 


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