Dwight Geddes

Owner, Metro Claims Mgmt


Dwight Geddes is the head of Metro Claims & Risk Mgmt, an insurance services company based in New York. Dwight has worked in insurance claims for over 20 years in various senior management roles, and prior to forming his own business was Director of Claims for a multistate commercial P&C carrier based in New York. Over this time, he has been involved in developing and overseeing daily operations, formulating strategy and creating training templates on diversity, reputational risk, fraud and claims investigations.

Under Dwight’s guidance, Metro Claims has become a regional leader in claims handling, consulting and auditing for insurance entities on property & casualty lines. Over the last decade, Metro Claims has worked with local companies as well as international entities, with a focus on effective management of their insurance programs.

Metro Claims has been part of the catastrophe response teams for several storms over the last 12 years, including Hurricane Ike in Houston, Tropical Storm Sandy in New York and Hurricane Irma in South Florida.

In addition to being a published fiction author since the age of 22, Dwight has written for several industry trade publications including Claims Advocate, Risk Management Magazine, Construction Claims & CLM Magazine. He is Vice President of the NY Chapter of the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) and a board member of Community Mediation Services.

In an effort to highlight the range of professional experience and opportunities in the insurance community, Dwight founded the Northeast Insurance Conference in 2018. The NICE conference represented the most diverse array of insurance industry talent from across the country discussing issues and trends facing the insurance industry. In the two years since inception, NICE has become the leading insurance event of its kind in the region.

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