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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Buying insurance for your home and vehicles just got easier if you live in/around Kansas City. Brothers and now Brightway Agency Owners, Eric and Corby Schulte, opened the doors to Brightway, The Schulte Agency in Kansas City today. Brightway Insurance is one of the largest property/casualty agencies in the U.S. The new agency in Kansas City will be the company’s second location in the Show Me State.
“We’ve always dreamt of working together and both have a passion for helping people, so opening a Brightway Insurance agency together is a dream come true for us,” said Eric Schulte, who co-owns the agency with his brother, Corby Schulte. “As Brightway Agents, we offer more choice of insurance brands than you’ll find anywhere else. What’s more, with the support Brightway provides, we have capacity to focus on the unique needs to find the right coverage for each and every customer.”
Eric Schulte brings 20 years of sales, management and customer relations experience to Brightway. He has two dogs and stays active by playing tennis, running, weightlifting and playing other outdoor sports.
Corby Schulte comes to Brightway with 26 years’ experience in management, customer service and Information Technology. He and wife, Kim, have been married 26 years and have two children and a dog. For fun, he enjoys playing golf. The Schulte brothers look forward to introducing the Brightway brand and a better way to shop for insurance to Kansas City.
“Brightway Insurance was founded by brothers, David and Michael Miller, who remain involved in the business today, so it seems apropos that a team of brothers will be the first to introduce the Brightway brand to Kansas City,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “We’re thrilled to welcome the Schultes to the Brightway family, where they can count on support from a team of hundreds of insurance professionals focused on helping them grow their business and providing world-class customer service.”
Brightway Agency Owners enjoy comprehensive business support including customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result, Brightway agencies consistently outsell other insurance agencies three-to-one.*
Brightway, The Schulte Agency is located at 521 NW Englewood Road in Kansas City (just off of Highway 169).The agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, ATV and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Dairyland, Foremost, Hagerty, Progressive and State Auto.
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 $501 million in annualized written premium, the company is one of the largest property and casualty agencies in the United States. Brightway provides its franchise 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 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.