Residents in and around Fairfield County can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as Chris Butler opens Brightway, The Butler Agency. The Agency opens on Monday, May 23 and is located at 1000 Bridgeport Avenue, Suite 308 in Shelton.

“I’m thrilled to be opening a business in my community that will help my friends and neighbors protect their homes, vehicles and most importantly, their financial futures,” said Butler. “As a Brightway Agency Owner, I’m looking forward to building lasting relationships with my customers and offer a customized package of policies to fit their needs at the most competitive price.”

Butler is a lifelong Connecticut resident and understands the importance of providing phenomenal customer service. He attended Southern Connecticut State University and majored in Business Finance and Accounting and brings his years of experience to his agency.

Brightway, The Butler Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance companies.  Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) and Saturday/Sunday by appointment.

Brightway’s corporate office staff provides expertise and support in areas including customer service, technology, accounting, marketing, distribution and business analytics. In addition, Brightway handles carrier relations and appointments, as well as support with personnel hiring, licensing, onboarding, training and retention. The company’s signature after-the-sale service empowers Agency Owners, like Butler, to focus on new business sales and provide customers the personalized service they deserve.

About Brightway Insurance

Established in 2008, Brightway grew to become one of the largest privately owned property/casualty insurance distribution companies in the U.S. with over 300 franchises in 30 states and over $900 million in annual premium. Recently, Brightway’s success led to a private equity investment that has infused the company with financial and human capital, and data and analytics access, to accelerate growth and deliver new and exciting market opportunities.

Brightway produces winning outcomes for franchisees and their customers by offering access to customized coverage solutions from a range of insurers paired with full back office and marketing support.  This winning model allows agents and producers to focus on addressing the needs of their customers to become trusted advisors and grow their business.


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