Rynthia Manning Rost

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Rynthia Manning Rost

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Rynthia Manning Rost was born in Savanah and graduated from that city’s Windsor Forest High School in 1973. She then attended Fish University, in Nashville, Tennessee, where she received her B.A. in Sociology in 1977. Rost then enrolled at the Indiana University School of Law and received her JD degree in 1980.

Rost began her career as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow for the Legal Services Corporation, working to improve access to legal services for the poor. She also clerked for the Honorable David T. Mason of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. She went on to work for the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as an appellate attorney on race, age, and sex discrimination. She served as a litigation research attorney with MCI and as assistant general counsel for National Public Radio (1991-1994).

Rost joined the GEICO Insurance company in 1994 where, as Vice President for Public Affairs, she is responsible for the company’s national community affairs, public relations, and cause marketing initiatives. She also spearheads the company’s diversity efforts and founded GEICO Cares, a volunteer organization that takes a leadership role in local civic and community activities. Rost serves on numerous boards and is active in civic organizations throughout the D.C. area. She was presented the National Service to Youth Award from the Boys and Girls Club of America in 2003 and the Abe Pollen Award for her contributions to Washington, D. C. in 2005. In 2007, Rynthia Manning Rost was presented an Indiana University School of Law Distinguished Service Award.

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Maurer Alumni, Distinguished Service Award, GEICO

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Law | Legal Biography | Legal Profession

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