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BELMONT, N.C. (April 12, 2017) — Gene Kropfelder will host a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. (EDT) with a ribbon cutting at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, to welcome friends, customers, business partners and the community to his insurance agency, Brightway, The Kropfelder Agency. The agency opened for business Sept. 26, 2016, and is located at 3826 South New Hope Road, Suite 3 in Gastonia, N.C. (in the same shopping plaza as Subway and the Jia Asian Fusion & Sushi Bar).
Brightway is the nation’s seventh largest privately held Personal Lines insurance agency and sells through a network of franchised independent agencies throughout the country. The company provides its agents with access to more insurance companies than any other agency, along with turnkey back-office support that frees up agents to provide personalized insurance counsel to each customer.
Kropfelder and his team of Agents bring 30 years’ experience to the agency that provides local, expert counsel to consumers. The Agency includes Agents, Cindy Miller and Michael Rozmus, and offers customized Home, Flood, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Auto, Motorcycle, RV, Boat, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from more than 45 insurance carriers such as Nationwide, Progressive, Safeco and Travelers.
The event is being hosted in conjunction with the Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce. Those who attend will enjoy appetizers and drinks and will be eligible to win prizes.
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent agencies throughout the country. With more than $451 million in annualized written premium, 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 13 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.