Anne Stanford Combines Business Acumen With Insurance Expertise As She Opens A Brightway Insurance Agency In Jacksonville, Fla.

Brightway, The Anne Stanford Agency Offers More Choice And Expert Counsel.

[start[JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Brightway Insurance expands its network of insurance retail locations in Jacksonville as veteran insurance Agent and now Brightway Agency Owner Anne Stanford is scheduled to open the company’s newest office Monday, Sept. 26.  With an experienced team of professionals, Brightway, The Anne Stanford Agency brings consumers unprecedented choice in insurance companies and expert, in-person counsel.

With over 20 years’ experience in the Jacksonville property and casualty market, Stanford is excited to open a Brightway Agency.

“Brightway Agents have access to more than twice as many insurance carriers than other independent agents do. I am really looking forward to getting back into the insurance business and being able to present more options when helping customers determine the coverage they need,” said Stanford.

Stanford, who has lived in Jacksonville since 1989, owned a State Farm Insurance agency from 1991 – 2009. Since then she assisted her son in opening a family business, The Blind Rabbit® restaurant with two locations in Jacksonville. She also managed two departments at Florida State College at Jacksonville. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. Along with her husband, Steve, her passion is her family. Having built three businesses from the ground up, she is excited about this new venture as a Brightway Agency Owner.

“Anne Stanford has a great track record of being a savvy business owner and providing excellent service and expert counsel to her customers. We are thrilled to have her on board as a Brightway Agency Owner,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “With a cadre of support behind her handling service, carrier relationships and technology, she and her team can focus on selling the right policies to customers looking to protect their most precious assets.”

Brightway, The Anne Stanford Agency is located at 7855 Argyle Forest Blvd, Suite 902 in Jacksonville.

About Brightway Insurance

Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent agencies throughout the country and is the nation’s seventh largest privately held Personal Lines independent insurance agency. The company provides its Agency 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. 

The company began franchising operations in 2008 and has since grown to 770 people in 12 states serving customers in all 50 states. In 2015, Forbes 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.

For more information about Brightway, The Anne Stanford Agency, visit or call 904-559-1013. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway Insurance at

SOURCE Brightway Insurance 


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