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ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2017) — Brightway, Altamonte Springs is expanding and today announced a new addition to its staff of licensed insurance agents ready to help local consumers ensure they are properly protected. Angie Vander Maten is the newest Agent to join Brightway, Altamonte Springs.
“With more than two decades’ experience including a year here at Brightway, Angie Vander Maten brings a wealth of experience to our office and will once again be an asset to our customers seeking coverage for their homes, cars and more,” said Agency Owner, Ken Toney. “We’re glad to have her return to Brightway, where she’ll have access to nearly 90 insurance companies from which she can create customized policies for her customers. Brightway customers receive expert counsel from a local agent and more choice than they can find anywhere else.”
A native and current resident of nearby Longwood, Fla., Vander Maten graduated from Bishop Moore High School Orlando, Fla., in 1994. She returns to Brightway after selling as a New York Life Agent for the past two years. She has two children and is involved in a number of community organizations, including her roles as past President of the Seminole Sunset Rotary and on the Sanford Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Development Committee. Vander Maten is excited to come back to Brightway, where she will have the resources she needs to be the local insurance expert for residents in Altamonte Springs and surrounding communities.
Brightway, Altamonte Springs is located at 1150 Douglas Ave., Suite 2100 in Altamonte Springs. The agency represents more than 50 carriers, including Bankers, Nationwide, Progressive and Safeco, providing Home, Auto, RV, Boat, Umbrella, Life and Business coverages.
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent agencies throughout the country. With more than $439 million in annualized premium written, the company is the nation’s seventh largest privately held Personal Lines independent insurance agency. Brightway provides its Agency 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 700 people in 12 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.
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