JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — The Jacksonville Business Journal published its annual list of LGBTQ-Owned Companies, and Brightway Insurance tops the list at No. 1 for the second year in a row. Since brothers and Co-Owners, David and Michael Miller, started the business in 2008, Brightway has grown into one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.

“I’m really proud of my brother, Michael, who has been a tremendous leader for our company and our brand,” said Brightway Executive Chairman, David Miller. “He transitioned to become the top executive leading the company over the past several years, and thanks to his leadership and vision, our company has continued to thrive even through the pandemic and the recession.”
“While his success as a business leader has been remarkable, what impresses my wife, Monique, and I most about Michael is that he and his husband, Glenn, are true to themselves and others and they advocate for what they believe is right. Michael brings forward his authentic self every day, and he has worked to ensure that our employees feel like they can do the same,” he added.

In addition to growing a successful business, Michael Miller advocates on behalf of the LGBTQ community by supporting: the LGBTQ Community Fund for Northeast Florida, the University of North Florida’s LGBT Resource Center, the Human Rights Campaign and Equality Florida. He currently serves on the JASMYN Community Trustee Council.

The Miller brothers are very involved in helping the community thrive and have spent years advocating for the United Way of Northeast Florida among other organizations and initiatives.

As one of the fastest-growing companies in Northeast Florida, Brightway is always on the lookout for talent to join its corporate office team. Employees enjoy competitive salary, paid time off and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability insurance and a 401(k) plan with market-leading 4% match with no vesting period. They also get 14 paid days off, along with seven paid holidays in year one. Employees are eligible for bonuses and a tuition assistance program that can help pay for tuition regardless of the type of coursework the employee pursues.

If you are interested in joining a growing, industry leader based in Jacksonville, visit Brightway.com/careers to learn more about open positions at Brightway and starting a career with the company.

If you are interested in becoming a Brightway Franchise Owner, please complete this online form or  email franchise@brightway.com.   

About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $815 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 1,200 people in 313 offices across 25 states serving customers in all 50 states.

Consumers seeking a better insurance buying experience may visit Brightway.com, and people wishing to learn more about franchise ownership with Brightway may visit BrightwayDifference.com.

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