CARROLLTON, TEXAS — Residents in and around Carrollton will soon experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more. On Monday, June 17, veteran businesswoman and now Brightway Agency Owner, Janie Alonzo, will open the doors to Brightway, The Janie Alonzo Agency.   

“I was drawn to Brightway by the opportunity to be independent with multiple carrier options while also having the support of an amazing team behind the scenes to help me provide the best service for customers in my community,” said Alonzo. “Being my own boss means opportunity and responsibility – it gives me the opportunity to support my family and community, and the responsibility of being a good steward of business.”

A Texas native and Carrollton resident of over 15 years, Alonzo brings to Brightway more than 25 years of experience in business banking production and executive leadership. She previously acted as a Quality Assurance Manager, District Retail Executive and Business Deposit Specialist for BBVA Compass. In addition to her experience identifying cross-sell opportunities, she holds a license for General Lines insurance and Life insurance. Alonzo is deeply involved in the community, acting as an Ambassador for the Team Referral Network in The Colony of DFW as well as a member of Women Entrepreneurs and the Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce. She also enjoys attending church and spending time with her husband of 27 years, Gilbert Alonzo, and her three children.

“We’re very excited to welcome Janie Alonzo to the Brightway family and to introduce her to our ever growing Brightway brand in Texas,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “With her business expertise and deep local ties, we’re confident that she will be an incredible Agent and provide a vital service to her community. She will have hundreds of insurance professionals behind her to help provide the best customer service experience possible.”

Brightway Agency Owners enjoy comprehensive business support including customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result of their focus on growing new business, Brightway agencies consistently outsell other insurance agencies two-to-one.*

Brightway, The Janie Alonzo Agency is located at 3733 North Josey Lane, Suite 113 in Carrollton (at the intersection of North Josey Lane and East Rosemead Parkway). The Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, Boat, RV, Motorcycle, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Burns and Wilcox, Foremost, Hagerty, Progressive, SageSure and Windhaven. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (CDT).

About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $593 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 190 offices across 21 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Janie Alonzo Agency, visit or call 214-507-7880. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at


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