Brightway Insurance Opens New Store in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A leading national independent insurance retailer recently opened its newest store in Florida, located in St. Petersburg.
Brightway Insurance, with more than 100 stores nationwide, welcomed new agency owner Jim Pello as he opened his Brightway location at 10452 Roosevelt Blvd. in St. Petersburg.
Pello has worked in the insurance industry for five years. He holds a Finance Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Central Florida.
“Brightway gets insurance right,” said Pello. “All of our customers’ needs can be met at one location with access to live service individuals at all times during business hours.”
Pello is a member of the Pinellas Realtor Organization Affiliates and works with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County.
Earlier this year Brightway announced plans to expand into 17 states.
About Brightway Insurance
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 are expected to reach $240 million by the end of 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. For more information, visit www.brightwayinsurance.com or call 888-254-5014.
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