Chamber Past Chair, Alvin Bailey (left) and Chamber President, Jennifer Conway (right) present David Pickel (center) with the Volunteer of the Year Award Aug. 13. Pickel owns the Brightway Insurance Agency in Broken Arrow. (Photo credit: LO DeGarmo Photography and Art)

BROKEN ARROW, OKLA. — The Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce presented its Broken Arrow Volunteer of the Year Award to David Pickel, Owner of Brightway, The David Pickel Agency, during its Annual Gala held at Stoney Creek Conference Center in Broken Arrow Aug. 13. The award goes to the volunteer who has made a significant contribution toward the success of the chamber and community.  The volunteer of the year also contributes to the chamber’s mission and has been a blessing and help to the chamber board and staff in their service.  Pickel also was nominated for the Community Advocate of the Year award.

“I look forward to this time each year when we recognize our chamber members who are going above and beyond in the community to provide valuable products and services and to support fellow business owners and the community to make Broken Arrow a great place to live, work and play,” said President and CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation, Jennifer Conway. “David is doing great things in our community, and we are pleased to present him with the Broken Arrow Volunteer of the Year Award to recognize his contributions.”
“It’s an honor to be recognized by the Chamber,” said Pickel. “Volunteering is truly from my heart whether helping with community events, chairing committees, or helping those in need. It’s an amazing feeling to have a servant’s heart for Broken Arrow”.

Brightway, The David Pickel Agency has been helping families in Broken Arrow and surrounding areas protect their homes, cars and much more since 2018.

About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $850 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 325 offices across 25 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The David Pickel Agency, visit or call 918-872-0880. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at

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