Lexington, KY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 - A leading national independent insurance retailer recently opened its first store in the state of Kentucky.
The Brightway Insurance location was opened by new agency owner Hamilton Alverson at 3735 Palomar Centre Drive in Lexington. Brightway Insurance has more than 110 stores nationwide.
“It’s a tremendous opportunity to be the first Brightway Insurance owner in Kentucky,” said Alverson. “Brightway’s business model is great for consumers, because there is a wide range of insurance carrier choices under one roof.”
Alverson holds a bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University. He has two years of insurance industry experience with his previous employer. Alverson said he was drawn to Brightway because of its excellent customer service.
“Brightway’s expansion into Kentucky shows our rapid growth and passion for providing people with the best insurance for their needs,” said Brightway CEO David Miller. “Hamilton is a great addition to the Brightway team and we look forward to continued expansion in Kentucky.”
Brightway has announced plans to expand into 17 states and expects to open more than 25 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 six consecutive years. In 2012, Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Brightway Insurance the No. 1 insurance agency franchise in the nation in its annual ranking of the top 500 franchises. 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. For more information, visit http://www.brightway.com or call 888-254-5014.
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