Brandon, FL (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 - Lorenzo Acevedo is the new agency owner for the Brandon, Fla., Brightway Insurance store located at 773 W. Brandon Blvd.
The fast-growing national independent insurance retailer is a big change from Acevedo's previous line of work. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native served 11 years in the U.S. Army, including time in Afghanistan. Prior to taking over the Brandon store, Acevedo worked at the Department of Veteran Affairs.
"Brightway Insurance is a veteran-friendly company and we're pleased to have veterans like Lorenzo join our team," said President Talman Howard. "Veterans are leaders who take necessary risks to be successful, and their service to our country should be applauded."
Acevedo's insurance store is a member of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce as well as the Riverview Chamber of Commerce.
"Brightway's unique business model allows me to serve my community in a new way," said Acevedo, who holds a master's in business administration from Saint Leo University.
As a national insurance retail store, Brightway Insurance's unique systems and technology provides agents with the back office support needed to run an agency – such as contract renewals and various other paperwork – which allows agents the largest amount of freedom and earning potential.
Brightway Insurance offers customers more choices from more than 100 reliable carriers and is diligent in doing what is best for the consumer. Visit http://www.brightwayinsurance.com for more information about becoming an agent or getting insured through Brightway Insurance.
Founded in 2003, Brightway Insurance has quickly 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; sales grew in 2013 to $320 million. Brightway Insurance is already an Inc. 500|5000 Fastest-Growing Company, making the list for the last six consecutive years. In 2013, Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Brightway Insurance the No. 1 insurance agency franchise in the nation in its annual ranking of the top 500 franchises. Franchise Business Review recognized Brightway as one of the Top 50 Franchises in the Nation for franchisee satisfaction in 2012 and 2013. In 2013, Florida Trend also recognized Brightway as the 102nd-largest private company in the state in terms of revenue. For more information, visit http://www.brightway.com or call 888-254-5014.
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