LAKE MARY, Fla. (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 - Brightway Insurance, a leading national independent insurance retailer, recently opened its newest franchise store in Lake Mary, Fla.
The company has more than 100 stores nationwide, including Stacie Caldwell’s franchise store at 3005 West Lake Mary Blvd, Ste 111, Lake Mary. She has nine years of insurance experience with Caldwell & Associates, an Allstate Insurance agency.
Caldwell named Joshua Amos, a Longwood, Fla. native, as the agency’s principal. He also previously worked at Caldwell & Associates for 12 years. Amos is an accomplished insurance industry professional and an active member of the Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
“Brightway’s innovative business model allows us to provide exceptional products at competitive prices,” said Caldwell. “Joshua’s background and expertise are terrific assets as we launch this new location.”
Brightway has announced plans to expand into 17 states and expects to open 50 new stores in 2013.
Founded in 2003, Brightway Insurance has become a leading national independent insurance retailer. The company’s focus on creating the “ideal customer experience” has resulted in an industry-leading customer retention rate of 93 percent and increasing growth. From 2010 to 2011, sales grew from $108 million to $168 million and rose sharply to $257 million in 2012. Brightway Insurance is already an Inc. 500|5000 Fastest-Growing Company, making the list for the last five consecutive years. Supporting this growth is the fact that since its founding, more than 90 percent of individual agency owners are still in successful operation to this day. For the previous three years, Florida Trend has ranked Brightway Insurance on its list of the top 100 “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For,” and in 2012, Trend also recognized Brightway as one of the top 350 companies in the state in terms of revenue. Brightway Insurance was also recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine in its annual ranking of the Top 500 franchises and was rated No. 1 in the insurance agency franchise category. For more information, visit http://www.brightwayinsurance.com or call 888-254-5014.
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