JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 30, 2017) — Kandie Landers, who owns Brightway, The Landers Agency in Glendale, Colo., is about to realize the revenue-growing benefits of being a Multi-Unit Owner with Brightway Insurance as she takes steps to open her second agency. Landers will make the eighth Agency Owner in the Brightway system to own more than one location when she opens in south Florida this spring.
“A large part of our company’s success is finding exceptional business partners, such as Kandie Landers, who has experienced a great amount of success during her first year as a Brightway Agency Owner,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “She’s a real go-getter, and we’re thrilled to see her business thrive as a result of her taking full advantage of the Brightway system.”
Landers’ first agency at 650 South Cherry Street, Suite 102 in Glendale, Colo., opened in July 2016. During the company’s annual conference held in January 2017, Howard and Brightway’s Founders, brothers David and Michael Miller, named Landers the company’s Rookie of the Year for being the highest-producing Agency Owner who opened in 2016, based on total Brightway Commission.
Landers joins these Brightway Multi-Unit Owners:
- Larry Strum and Josh Hite, Brightway, The Strum & Hite Agency (Fla.) and Brightway, The Dissel Agency (S.C.)
- Dimitri Apostle, Brightway, The Dimitri J. Apostle Agency (N.C.) and Brightway, The Kacprzyk-Apostle Agency (Mich.)
- Chad Ourso, Brightway, The Ourso Agency (Fla.) and Brightway, Fishhawk (Fla.)
- Ken Toney, Brightway, Heathrow (Fla.) and Brightway, Altamonte Springs (Fla.)
- Jim Pihl, Brightway, Mandarin (Fla.) and Brightway, Julington Creek (Fla.)
- Billy Wagner, Brightway, Ponte Vedra Beach (Fla.) and Brightway, Deland (Fla.)
- Chris Cole, Brightway, The Cole Agency, Boynton Beach (Fla.) and Palm Springs (Fla.)
“I’m ecstatic to grow my business into a second location,” said Landers. “Brightway’s system of support allows me to focus on making sure my customers get the one-on-one attention they need to feel confident about their financial futures. I look forward to bringing the expert counsel and more choice Brightway is known for to my new location in south Florida.”
Brightway Agency Owners enjoy support from more than 220 insurance professionals in customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology, which frees up their time to focus on leveraging the broadest possible selection of insurance companies to meet each customer’s unique needs. As a result, Brightway agencies consistently outsell other agencies two-to-one.*
About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent agencies throughout the country. With more than $448 million in annualized written premium, the company is the nation’s seventh largest privately held Personal Lines independent insurance agency.
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. People wishing to learn more about Agency Ownership with Brightway may visit BrightwayDifference.com and find us on Linkedin. Consumers seeking a better insurance buying experience may visit Brightway.com, and find us on Facebook.