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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Residents in College Station, Bryan, Texas, and surrounding communities now can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, valuables, vehicles and more. Texas A&M graduate, former Texas A&M staff member and now Brightway Insurance Agency Owner, Thomas Hall, opened Brightway, The Thomas Hall Agency today in College Station.
“I’m thrilled to bring a better way to shop for insurance to College Station,” said Hall. “As a Brightway Agency Owner, I’m able to offer expert counsel and more choice of insurance brands than anyone else, so consumers can come to one place where we can shop across the industry to find the right coverage at the best price.”
Hall comes to Brightway with 14 years’ experience in agribusiness and adult education. Most recently, he served nearly six years as Assistant Director for International Training with Texas A&M AgriLife Research. He earned a Master of Education from Texas A&M University in College Station, as well as a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science, both in Agricultural Economics, from Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. Hall and his wife, Cheryl, a sixth grade Math teacher, have been married 13 years and have two sons. They attend Grace Bible at the Creekside Campus in College Station. When he’s not working, Hall enjoys bicycle rides and golfing with his family. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to further developing and growing relationships within the Bryan/College Station (B/CS) area and supporting others in achieving their personal and professional goals.
“We look for smart business partners to expand our footprint and are ecstatic to team up with Thomas Hall to bring the Brightway brand and a better way to shop for insurance to the B/CS and surrounding areas,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “Brightway provides backend support so Agency Owners like Thomas can focus on finding the right policies for their customers and growing their business.”
Brightway Agency Owners enjoy comprehensive business support including customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result of their focus on growing new business, Brightway agencies consistently outsell other insurance agencies three-to-one.*
Brightway, The Thomas Hall Agency is located at 2151 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South, Suite 108 in College Station (near the intersection of Longmire Drive and FM 2818 Service Road). The Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Nationwide, Bankers, Burns and Wilcox, Foremost, Progressive, Safeco, SageSure and State Auto, Swyfft, Tower Hill, Wellington and Windhaven. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 – 5 p.m. (CDT).
About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent stores throughout the country. With more than $551 million in annualized written premium, the company is one of the largest personal lines agencies in the United States. Brightway provides its franchise owners with access to more insurance companies than any other agency, along with a comprehensive system of support that frees them up to focus on customizing policies that meet their customers’ needs.
Brightway began franchising operations in 2008 and has since grown to more than 800 people in 21 states serving customers in all 50 states. Forbes has recognized the company as America’s No. 1 Franchise to Buy. Additionally, the company was named a top franchise three years in a row by Entrepreneur magazine and one of the fastest-growing private companies in America nine consecutive years by Inc. 5000.
Brightway agents consistently outsell their independent counterparts. When you open your agency, you can too.