JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Opening her second store in South Florida a month before Hurricane Irma hit with flood damage from the storm affecting her team’s ability to work in the office didn’t stop Brightway Insurance Multi-unit Owner, Kandie Landers, from having a stellar year. Landers, who owns Brightway, The Landers Agency with locations in Glendale, Colo., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., went home with two of the top awards Brightway Insurance presented during the company’s annual awards celebration held Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Fla. Brightway leadership presented the 2017 Life Sales Award and the 2017 Referral Rock Star Award to Landers during the event.
“We’re extremely proud of Kandie Landers and her team and look forward to this time each year when we recognize our top Agents like her,” said Brightway Co-Founder and Chairman, Michael Miller. “Brightway is a proven franchise system that provides an unparalleled, comprehensive system of support empowering store owners to outsell the competition three-to-one, grow their business and build an asset for their family.”
Brightway presents the Life Sales Award to the Franchise Owner whose stores sell the most Life insurance policies during the previous year. The Referral Rock Star is a brand new award this year that recognizes the Franchise Owner who refers the most new Franchise Owners into the system in the previous year. Landers opened her Colorado store in 2016 and her Florida store in 2017.
“Congratulations to Kandie Landers on her 2017 achievements,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “Brightway franchisees focus on selling new business, which helps them achieve high production. We’re thrilled to see our Franchise Owners reach their potential by leveraging the Brightway system.”
Brightway Franchise Owners enjoy support in customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result, Brightway stores consistently outsell other insurance agencies three-to-one.*
About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent stores throughout the country. With $500 million in annualized written premium, the company is one of the largest property and casualty agencies in the United States.
Brightway began franchising operations in 2008 and has since grown to more than 700 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. People wishing to learn more about franchise 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.