Brightway business owners are thriving in disrupted market. Learn why
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Residents in Lafayette soon will enjoy a better way to shop for insurance when insuring their homes, cars and more. Veteran Insurance Producer and now Brightway Agency Owner, Angie Whitlock, will open the doors to Brightway, The Angie Whitlock Agency in Lafayette on Monday, May 21. Brightway opened its first location in Indiana last year, and Whitlock’s agency is the second to open in the Hoosier State.
“I wanted to be a part of a company where I can help as many people as possible. When I learned about the choice I can offer to consumers as a Brightway Agency Owner, I knew it was the right business model for me and for my community,” said Whitlock. “The brand is still new to Indiana, and I’m looking forward to introducing a whole new level of expert counsel and choice to the area that you won’t find anywhere else.”
A 1993 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School in nearby Frankfort, Ind., Whitlock went on to earn an Associate’s Degree from Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana in Lafayette. She comes to Brightway with 20 years of industry experience, the last five of which she spent as a Producer with State Farm. Whitlock and her husband of 15 years have two children. She enjoys serving her community as a board member for the Almost Home Humane Society and as a volunteer with Junior Achievement. When she’s not working or volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching her children participate in various athletic and theater activities. As a Brightway Agency Owner, Whitlock looks forward to helping as many people in her community as she can.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Angie Whitlock to the Brightway family,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “With her experience and eagerness to help her friends and neighbors get the coverage they need coupled with the suite of support Brightway provides to Agency Owners, we expect her to become a very successful business owner.”
Brightway Agency Owners enjoy comprehensive business support including customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result, Brightway agencies consistently outsell other insurance agencies three-to-one.*
Brightway, The Angie Whitlock Agency is located at 750 Park East Blvd, Suite 2A in Lafayette (near the Kettle Circle intersection). The agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, ATV, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Nationwide, Progressive and State Auto.
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 $521 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 19 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.