Brightway Insurance names Bob Hitchcock Chief Technology Officer
Jacksonville, Fla.-based franchise company introduces its first Chief Technology Officer
July 09, 2019 // Franchising.com // JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - Brightway Insurance, a market-leading insurance distribution company and one of the largest Personal Lines insurance agencies in the country, announced Bob Hitchcock as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Hitchcock will harness emerging technologies to help Brightway’s business partners grow even faster.
“Bob brings extensive experience to Brightway, and we look forward to how he will add to the many competitive advantages our business partners already have,” said Brightway Co-Founder and CEO Michael Miller. “We’re excited to have him on board and look forward to working alongside him.”
Hitchcock joins Brightway with 20 years of experience in technology development, providing technical leadership and overseeing several teams throughout his career. Prior to joining Brightway, he spent seven years at Fanatics, Inc. where he served as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Technology.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.
“I was attracted to Brightway because the sky is the limit for Agency Owners in the system,” said Hitchcock. “I will leverage technology to make the up-side even greater for all of our business partners.”
About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $599 million in annualized written premium, making it one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.
Brightway’s focus is on producing Win, Win, Win outcomes for consumers by offering customized insurance solutions and for people wishing to sell insurance by providing business opportunities that span from single Agent to multi-unit enterprises. Regardless of the path taken, Brightway provides the support necessary to consistently outsell other insurance agents.
Brightway got its start in 2008 and has since grown to nearly 900 people in 190 offices across 21 states serving customers in all 50 states.
Consumers seeking a better insurance buying experience may visit Brightway.com.
SOURCE Brightway Insurance