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GLENDALE, Colo. (Feb. 21, 2017) — The Greater Glendale Chamber of Commerce presented its 2016 New Business of the Year award to Kandie Landers, owner of Brightway, The Landers Agency in Glendale. Created to recognize new chamber members who demonstrate outstanding commitment to the community and the chamber, the chamber presented the award to Landers at its 2017 Annual Member Appreciation Luncheon, held Jan. 31, at the Infinity Park Event Center in Glendale.
Brightway is the nation’s seventh largest privately held Personal Lines independent insurance agency.
“Kandie Landers dove in head first and instantly got engaged, and we are thrilled to name Brightway, The Landers Agency as the Greater Glendale Chamber of Commerce’s New Business of the Year for 2016,” said the Chamber Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Allen.
Landers, who also received Brightway’s Rookie of the Year award during a Jan. 13 awards ceremony in Orlando, Fla., is actively involved in the Glendale, Castle Rock and West (Jefferson County) chambers of commerce. She has sponsored several networking events during her short time as a Brightway Agency Owner, and she and her team have given educational presentations at a number of events to help other business owners and professionals understand the importance of protecting not only their personal property, but also their business assets. She and her all-star team of agents are actively involved in the community, too.
Brightway, The Landers Agency is located at 650 South Cherry Street, Suite 102 (at the intersection of South Cherry Street and East Exposition Avenue) in Glendale. The agency represents 20 carriers, including Bankers, Nationwide, Progressive and Safeco, providing Home, Renters, Auto, RV, Boat, Umbrella and Life coverages.
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent agencies throughout the country. With more than $442 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 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.
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce prides itself on being an intimate, friendly organization where members are provided access to a wealth of resources and events. Learn more at GGChamber.com.