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ATLANTA, GA. (JUNE 19, 2019) — More residents in and around Atlanta can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more. Enterprise Owner Ken Toney and Agency Principal Darnell Gordon have opened the doors to Brightway, The Toney Agency in Atlanta, one of two Brightway locations in the city.
“I’ve been a part of the Brightway family for nearly 10 years, and with each day I’m recommitted to the company’s mission to provide a valuable service to its customers,” said Toney. “We’re so grateful to have the opportunity to bring Brightway, The Toney Agency to Atlanta and to be a part of Brightway’s growth in the Peach State.”
Toney first joined Brightway in 2009 with the opening of Brightway, The Toney Agency in Longwood, Fla. He went on to open Brightway, The Toney Agency in Altamonte Springs, Fla., in 2016 before relocating the Agency to Atlanta. Toney has extensive experience in the insurance industry, starting as a claims adjuster then moving on to insurance sales and management.
“We have an incredible opportunity to extend the reach of Brightway in Georgia with the opening of our Atlanta Agency,” added Gordon. “As Agency Principal, I’m grateful to be a part of Brightway’s expansion and to run an office alongside Ken. We look forward to building ties with the community and being able to offer them the choice and counsel that Brightway is known for.”
Gordon brings with him more than 15 years of experience as an insurance professional, previously acting as an Underwriter and a Sales Representative and Manager.
“We’re thrilled that Ken Toney and Darnell Gordon have brought their expertise to the Atlanta area, and we look forward to connecting with even more customers with their help,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “I’m confident that their team will bring an excellent customer experience to the community, and they will have the full support of our employees to help the Agency flourish. With Brightway, The Toney Agency in Atlanta, our presence has grown to four Agencies throughout Georgia.”
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 two-to-one.
Brightway, The Toney Agency is located at 100 Hartsfield Centre Parkway in Suite 500 in Atlanta (in the Regus office center at the intersection of Hartsfield Center Parkway and Toffee Terrace). The Agency offers customized Business, Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, Boat, RV, Motorcycle, and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Burns and Wilcox, Gulfstream, Olympus, Progressive, Travelers and Windhaven. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EDT).
About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $595 million in annualized written premium, making it one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.
Brightway’s focus is on producing Win, Win, Win outcomes for consumers by offering customized insurance solutions and for people wishing to sell insurance by providing business opportunities that span from single Agent to multi-unit enterprises. Regardless of the path taken, Brightway provides the support necessary to consistently outsell other insurance agents.
Brightway got its start in 2008 and has since grown to nearly 900 people in 190 offices across 21 states serving customers in all 50 states.