Business partners, Stephen Aldridge and Robert Osteen, who together operate Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care in Albemarle, today announced the grand opening of their local insurance agency, Brightway, The Osteen & Aldridge Agency. The office is located at 243B Town Center Drive, Suite B in Locust (next to Locust Ace Hardware).

“We’re thrilled to open our office to welcome customers who prefer an in-person experience. Please call our office at 704-565-0725 to schedule an appointment if you would like to meet with an Agent,” said Aldridge. “We’re also available to assist customers by telephone and via email at”

 Born and raised in the Tar Heel State and a graduate of Albemarle High School, Sasha Eury is the Principal Agent who runs the day-to-day operation of the agency. She brings more than two decades of professional experience to Brightway that includes a solid appreciation for and understanding of how to provide top-notch customer service. For fun, Eury enjoys cooking, traveling, physical fitness and spending time with friends and family. She volunteers at the local soup kitchen, Community Table. As a Brightway Agent, she loves providing excellent customer service to the community and making a difference in the lives of her friends and neighbors in Stanly, Union, Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties.

“As a Brightway Agency, we offer more choice of insurance brands than anyone else, so we can shop around to find you the best policy to get you the coverage you need,” said Eury. “And, with Brightway’s holistic business support, we’re able to provide a superior level of expert counsel to help you make the right choice for your family that gives you peace of mind.”

Brightway, The Osteen & Aldridge Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, Umbrella and Life insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Burns and Wilcox, Foremost, National General, Nationwide, Progressive, Safeco, SageSure and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EDT).

About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $685 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 207 offices across 22 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Osteen & Aldridge Agency, visit or call 704-565-0725. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at


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